Moordown St John's CE Primary School is
seeking to appoint a Curriculum Support (whole class) Teaching Assistant,
initially on a fixed term contract from 6 March 2023 - 31 August 2023. The successful applicant will work in Key
Stage 1 in the first instance.
The post is for 30 hours per week. Working hours will be 0830 – 15.00 each day
during school term time plus INSET days.
There will be a half an hour lunch break each day.
We are looking for a self-motivated, caring
and committed person to work alongside talented staff and contribute to the
ethos of this friendly and popular school.
successful applicant will have a proven track record of working with children
able to support and promote an excellent desire for learning, adapting to
individual needs and following behaviour plans
able to support and promote an excellent spiritual and reflective learning
creative and flexible in the way they work
committed to their own professional development and participate fully in the
life of the school and community
Moordown St John’s is a popular Church of England Primary School
in Bournemouth where children are happy and staff are committed to improving
standards and providing exciting purposeful learning experiences for all
We have a strong Christian ethos
and focus on creating a supportive nurturing environment for our children,
built on positive relationships between home and school.
We offer staff the chance to:-
- make a difference to the futures of our engaged children
- work with motivated and talented colleagues
- receive support from the leadership team/directors
- undertake professional development.
We value the
diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the
This post is exempt from the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974
(Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)) provide that when applying for certain
jobs and activities, certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so
they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed,
employers cannot take them into account. The MOJ’s guidance on the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides
information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and
related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be
found in the DBS filtering guide.
School will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will
be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether
an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media
and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid
unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not on the
appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if
and when findings are
relevant and of concern.
This School is committed to safeguarding, preventing radicalisation and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. If successful, you will be required to undergo vigorous pre-employment checks including Enhanced DBS clearance in line with the Government's safer recruitment guideline.
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