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Teaching Assistants

Teaching assistants are required to join our innovative and expanding specialist provision.  We particularly welcome applications from those with experience and training in the early years sector and those with experience of working with children and young people in mainstream or specialist settings.

Post No 21.108
Salary: Group 2  £18,925 per annum (Actual salary £13,684)
Working hours are 30.83 hours per week / 39 weeks per annum.

Experience of working with children is not necessary as full training and induction will be provided.

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

Closing date: Tuesday 7th December 2021

We will be holding interviews on a rolling basis and reserve the right to close the vacancy early. Please apply as soon as possible.

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 Rowena Schofield, Assistant Principal for further information.

Please ensure you complete the Orchard Manor School support staff application form which accompanies this advert. 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.

SEND COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO:- aking@orchard-manor.org