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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Term Time Only, fixed term apprenticeship - 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31/07/2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£10,000 in year 1, TBC in Year 2

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Purpose

To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils identified as having severe learning difficulties including complex and multiple special education needs and those with challenging behaviour, in a range of different learning situations and settings. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

What the school offers its staff

An opportunity has arisen for two highly motivated and enthusiastic apprentice teaching assistants to join our team. The successful candidates will be passionate about pupils’ learning and working as part of a successful team.

The successful candidate will be enrolled onto a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship. Over 24 months, you will study health and safety, safeguarding children, understanding how pupils learn and develop, developing strategies to support learning, understanding assessments, supporting behaviour in an educational setting, promoting equality, diversity & inclusion and using technology to support learning.

20% of your time in work must be dedicated to developing new skills, this will be completed within a designated day, in the workplace.

The post will involve supporting the teacher and pupils within a class/es and leading small group educational activities and interventions.

Carlton Digby School is a maintained special school for children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 3 – 18 years. In March 2020, the school was given an Ofsted grading of ‘Outstanding’.

In joining Carlton Digby School, you will benefit from:

  • Working with our fabulous children and their families
  • Being part of a strong team of staff
  • Strong links with the local community and other special schools
  • Excellent facilities
  • High quality CPD
  • Supportive and involved Governors

You will require the following qualifications and must be able to provide original copies of certificates should you be successful:

1. English and maths GCSE grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check.

Application forms and further details are available from the school website. Please submit applications to: sbm@carltondigby.notts.sch.uk.

Commitment to safeguarding

Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check.

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About Carlton Digby School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 18
School size
91 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

Carlton Digby School is a maintained special school for children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 3 – 18 years.

In March 2020, the school was given an Ofsted grading of ‘Outstanding’.

The school currently has 90 pupils on roll.

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