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Teaching Assistant x 2

Due to our pupil numbers increasing, we require 2 Teaching Assistants to join our innovative and expanding specialist provision.   We are looking for individuals who have experience of working with children and young people in either mainstream or specialist education settings.  We particularly welcome applications from those with a passion for working with children with SEN.  However, experience of working with children is not essential as full training and induction will be provided.

Post No. 24.06

Salary: £23,600 per annum pro rata, £17,141 actual

Closing date: 19 April 2024

Working hours 30.83 hours per week / 39 weeks per annum

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken and written aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

A full induction programme and opportunities for professional development will be provided.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of our safeguarding policy can be found here: Safeguarding Policy Webpage. This role falls under KCSIE regulated activities and as such it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relating to children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Please ensure you read and understand our Privacy Notice, which is attached with this pack, before applying. We make appointments in accordance with our Recruitment and Selection Policy.

Interested applicants may contact the school and ask for Karyn Buckle-Cooper for further information.

Please ensure you complete the Orchard Manor School application form. Applicants are advised that submitting an incorrect or insufficiently completed application form will result in non-selection for interview.

Particular attention should be made to career history since secondary education and referees meeting the required criteria. 

Please send complete applications to: