Alderman Knight is a maintained special school for children and young people with a range of needs, aged 7 to 19. During the last 10 years the school has undergone a complete new build for all phases. The final phase of our school building will be opened in September 2021. The school has approximately 220 Pupils & Students and 100 staff.
Everyone at Alderman Knight works exceptionally hard as we are all committed to ensure the provision offered gives our young people an enriched and extended curriculum, tailored to their individual needs. Each of our pupils and students are supported to achieve their learning potential as well as develop their self-esteem and confidence.
The environment we have created allows them to feel safe and happy to learn, and as a result they flourish. Alderman Knight School is a very special place to work. If you feel you would like to be part of our team and could bring additional and different expertise as well as passion, enthusiasm and a desire to make a real difference to our community, we would welcome your application.
The Governors are looking to appoint dedicated, experienced, confident Teaching Assistants to join our supportive staff team. Applications from staff currently working in mainstream schools are very welcome as well as newly qualified teachers.
The school has several TA vacancies:-
Post 1 - These roles are permanent contracts at 30 hours per week. This will be term time only. The start date will be dependant on the notice period required for the successful candidate.
Post 2 - These roles are fixed term maternity cover contracts, to start January 2022, with up to 3 posts available. Again, the hours will 30 per week, term time only. The contract length is yet to be confirmed.
Both roles are Grade 6 Point 15 to 20 Salary £23,541 - £25,991 pro rata (approx. £16,308 - £18,005 pa)
We are looking for candidates with experience supporting the learning of children with a range of special educational needs and with a working knowledge of the national curriculum.
Please note Alderman Knight is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and receipt of two references prior to interview.
Copies of our Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Policies can be found within the Eteach advertisement and on the Vacancies page of our website for you to read.
Alderman Knight School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.