Fixed term (Temporary until 31 August 2022)
Grade 5, SCP 10 £21,322 per annum pro-rata. £17,484.84 per annum
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teaching assistant to take a lead on behaviour improvement at Malmesbury Park Primary Academy.
The role will involve working as part of the support staff team at Malmesbury Park Primary Academy to provide high quality intervention work, dealing with challenging behaviour, and working with children to overcome any underlying issues that cause difficult behaviour. Part of the role will entail developing strong relationships with parents, carers and children alike.
The ideal candidate will be hard working, friendly and outgoing. They will have an enthusiasm for working with children, particularly those with complex behavioural challenges. They will have a talent for engaging with sometimes complex children, encouraging social interaction, developing independence, self-esteem and encouraging all individuals to achieve their goals.
The right person will be confident in dealing with challenging behaviour and understanding complex social and emotional issues. They will be resilient, be able to modify their communication for all kinds of situations and show experience of working with challenging children.
We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
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669 pupils enrolled
3 to 11
About Malmesbury Park Primary School
Malmesbury Park is a highly popular academy, with a warm, caring, friendly ethos. The two units attached to the school are well established and are very highly regarded with one for children with social communication difficulties and one for children who find working in a mainstream class challenging. Parents actively support their children and engage in many aspects of school life including extensive fund raising. The local governing body also take a full and active part in the life of the school.
Malmesbury Park is a successful, highly regarded three-form entry primary academy with a PAN of 682. The Academy was inspected in January 2018 and received a Good rating: ‘The school is a welcoming, friendly environment in which to learn. Parents and carers are overwhelmingly happy with the school. They appreciate the extra support and care that staff provide.’
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.
Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.