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Teaching Assistant Grade D

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support with the education of a pupil with additional funding, working alongside teachers to plan and deliver episodes of learning and to provide SEN, subject, pastoral and behaviour support.

We seek an enthusiastic, caring and flexible assistant to carry out a variety of roles across the school, including working with our personalised learning team, supporting in class and one to one support for pupils.

Please specify if you have a subject specialism. The successful applicant will have proven experience of working with pupils with SEN and it is a requirement of this position to transport pupils in school cars to facilitate learning opportunities. Further details can be found in the attached job description. These posts are 30.83 hours per week for 39 weeks per annum.

Post number 19.63

Salary: Grade D SCP 7-12 £19,554 – £21,589 pro rata (£13,831- £15,271 actual salary).

Closing date: Sunday 7th June 2020

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. 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.

Experience of working with children who have autism or complex needs would be an advantage. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

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.