Avon Way, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7GB
We are looking to appoint full-time Teaching Assistant(s) for the duration of the academic year 2019-20 to start 20th April 2020 for the following post(s):
Teaching Assistant (5 days) total hours for 26.25hrs + 2.5hrs per week lunch duty.
Mondays to Fridays, term time only.
8.45am-3pm (exact timings to be determined)
This is a fixed term contract ending on 31st August 2020 with a potential to extend into the next academic year.
Grade 4 (£18,426 - £18,795) pro rata
An Extended Schools Supervisor (Breakfast Club or After School Club) position may also be available. Further details will be discussed at interview.
Are you thinking of a career change or are you a teaching assistant looking for a new opportunity? If the answer is yes and if you have some / all of the following qualities, then we would love to hear from you.
We are interested in someone who is a team player, enthusiastic, flexible, resourceful, passionate about special needs. You need to be motivated, resilient, pro-active, fun, possess a can-do approach, ambitious, supportive, confident, professional, committed, able to use your initiative, reliable, inspiring and looking for immense job satisfaction but not shy of hard work.
The role will include supporting children with SEND (including 1:1 support), a balance of general TA duties, as well as additional lunchtime support. The proportions of support for children with SEND, 1:1 support and general duties may vary.
The range of children’s additional needs may include: autistic spectrum condition, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, global learning delay and speech, language and communication needs.
We welcome your application detailing your relevant skills, experience and qualities. Selection will be by observation and interview carried out by the one of the Deputy Headteachers, Carly Clarkson or
Elaine Li-Koo, plus another member of leadership staff.
To apply, please complete an application form (available on our website) and email to:-
Deadline Date for Applications: Tuesday 25th February, 12 noon
Interview Date: Friday 28th February
Start Date: Monday 20th April 2020
Any vacancies having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. DBS checks and references are conditional to appointment.