Teaching Assistant required at St Marys High School, Lugwardine
SEN TEACHING ASSISTANT LEVEL 1
25 hours per week - term time only
(due consideration will be given to candidates wishing to work part-time)
Minimum £11,963.19pa - Maximum £12,403.00pa
Required as soon as possible
We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our current team supporting the education and welfare of pupils at St Mary’s. You will work supporting pupils in class / in a small group / on a one-to-one basis as appropriate.
We are looking for candidates who have:
• A positive attitude, a willingness to learn and excellent communication skills;
• The ability to build positive relationships with children who may display challenging behaviour;
• An empathic, patient and caring approach and the ability to support children struggling with expectations and boundaries and/or academic progress;
• An understanding of the needs of children who may have social, emotional and mental health needs;
• A good basic level of education;
• The ability to work independently and as part of a team;
• Availability in term time during normal school hours.
St Mary’s High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check and further pre-employment checks will be conducted in accordance with KCSIE. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
For further details and an application pack, please contact the school by phone, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or via the website www.st-maryshigh.hereford.sch.uk
Closing date for applications is Thursday, 9th December 2022
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