Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
31 Hours per week Monday - Friday
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,312
Actual salary
£13,838

Job summary

TEACHING ASSISTANT – LEVEL 2

Scale Point 4 £19,312 at L2 (pro rata) £13,838 (actual)
31 hours per week, term time only + training days
Required November 2021 or ASAP
Permanent
Due to our expanding Enhanced Resource Provision for students on the autistic spectrum, we require a level 2 Teaching Assistant to support students with Special Educational Needs. Experience working with students with Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome is preferred but training will be given to the right candidate.
As a school with a growing number of SEN students we can offer opportunities for CPD and career progression at all levels within our dedicated team of teaching assistants.
TMWS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
For further details, please see the school website www.tmws.co.uk, call Sarah Florence on 01430 876025 or e-mail sflorence@tmws.co.uk. Candidates are welcome to visit the school prior to formal application.

Please note this school does not have the resources to send individual notifications to all applicants who are not shortlisted so if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have been unsuccessful.

Completed applications should be returned to sflorence@tmws.co.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 20 October 2021 noon.
Interviews: Tuesday 2 November 2021.

Applying for the job

Please apply using the attached application form and send to sflorence@tmws.co.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
517 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01430 876025

About The Market Weighton School

Introduction -
We are a small school, proud of our traditional rural heritage, yet ambitious for the future of all our students. Our size is a real strength as it enables students and their families to work closely with the teaching and support staff at the school, building positive working relationships over an extended period of time. We believe that students achieve best in a supportive and positive environment – and that is what you will find in our school. Please contact the school should you wish to receive further information.
Mission Statement -
Our aims are for students to: Have the skills and confidence to thrive in a changing world. Have the independence and resilience to take charge of their own learning and lives. Become active and responsible as local and global citizens. Have unlimited aspirations.
In order to achieve these aims we will seek as a school to: Provide outstanding learning opportunities to meet individual needs. Challenge all students to achieve ambitious personal goals. Expect the highest standards of behaviour and mutual respect. Establish meaningful relationships with our parents and the wider community. Deliver up to date professional development for our staff.
All we do at The Market Weighton School is underpinned by our 6 core values; Respect, Honesty, Compassion, Resilience, Industry and Courage as represented by the 6 Knight’s Spurs on the school crest.
Ethos -
Respect Respect for self, others and our environment, the foundation of our school values.
Honesty Be truthful to yourself and others, positive relationships are built on honesty and trust.
Compassion Caring for those less fortunate, treat others as you would want to be treated yourself, never bully or make fun of others misfortune.
Resilience The ability to keep going in the face of setbacks. Learn from mistakes and maintain a positive mind-set. Believe that you can achieve your goals.
Industry Success comes with hard work, always give your best and you will feel proud of what you achieve. Strive to make your best even better.
Courage Dare to dream, set ambitious goals for an aspirational future; stand up for what you believe is right.
All our students follow a curriculum that focuses on academic as well as personal qualities, including student’s social and emotional development. The school views both strands as complementary and as such prepares students for the society into which they will emerge, a society marked by rapid technological and social change.
We believe that all students have an entitlement to a knowledge rich curriculum regardless of ability or background. We have an inclusive ethos adapting the curriculum to meet the needs of all our students.
Student wellbeing is paramount and students benefit from positive relationships with staff. As a result, students feel secure and able to focus on their learning.

Arranging a visit to The Market Weighton School

If you wish to visit prior to application please contact Sarah Florence 01430 876025 or sflorence@tmws.co.uk

School location

Spring Road, Market Weighton, East Yorkshire, YO43 3JF

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