Teaching Assistant 1:1 / 1:2 - Term Time - Special Needs Position

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-56-S
  • Posted:06/02/2020
  • Pay:MPS PFT C1 - C2 £21,332- £21,759 pro rata
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:23/02/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:3/3/2020


TEACHING ASSISTANT       1:1 / 1:2 Support

Status: Temporary (until July 2020) with a view to possibly becoming a permanent role

Hours/Percentage of Week: 15 hours per week (mornings)

Monday-Friday - Term time only

Weeks per year:  39 WEEKS

Grade:  PFT Payscale C1 – C2 £21,332-£21,759 pro rata

Post Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date for Applications: Midday, 23rd February 2020

Interviews: 3rd March 2020

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team. We are a popular, oversubscribed primary school, celebrating our best ever outcomes for children, with a Resourced Provision for 15 children on the Autistic Spectrum.

The ideal candidate will share our vision and commitment to upholding our high standards and aspirations for our children.

In return, as a member of the Primary First Trust, we offer bespoke training opportunities to support professional development, at all levels

An understanding of Autism and previous experience of using strategies to enable children to access the curriculum is essential. Experience of using TEACCH AND PECS would be an advantage.  Applicants with experience of supporting children with special educational needs in a school setting and who wish to develop their career will be considered.

Candidates are expected to have GCSE level English and Mathematics and may be required to assist pupils across EYFS, KS1 AND KS2.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Visits to the school are encouraged.

For further information about the school please visit the school website. www.mayplace.bexley.sch.uk

To apply for this vacancy please email j.nwadike@mayplace.bexley.sch.uk for an application pack or to find out further details about the post.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Information about the trust

The Primary First Trust is a dedicated team of primary based school improvement professionals.

The fabric of our organisation is a profound understanding of primary schools and an individual understanding of their contextual needs.

The Primary First Trust is a growing group of self- supporting primary schools ranging from Outstanding to Special Measures. All schools within the Trust are committed to improving the life chances of every child with whom they work. When schools join The Primary First Trust they work with us on achieving our aims in a mutually supportive framework.

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