This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    1 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time including INSET days)
Contract type
Fixed term (31/08/2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£23,541 – £25,991
Actual salary
£17,668 - £19,507

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a fixed term Learning Partner to join our dedicated and friendly team to provide cover across the school. The successful applicant should have a passion for working with pupils who have special educational needs and disabilities, which include severe learning difficulties; physical difficulties; profound and multiple learning difficulties; severe autism and challenging behaviours. The main purpose of the Learning Partner is to support teaching and learning within classes.

The post is part time, working 32.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday), from 8.45am until 3.45pm (term time only including INSET days). The requirements of the posts are:-
• a passion and enthusiasm for teaching and learning
• experience of working with children with special educational needs
• flexibility and a willingness to work with pupils of any age
• an ability to inspire and encourage pupils to achieve and aim high
• an effective team player
• relevent level 3 qualification (Teaching Assistant, Social Care, Nursery Nurse, NNEB)

Support staff are expected to take all holidays when the school is not in session.

The post is fixed term until 31st August 2022 and subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful completion of a 6-month probation period.

The closing date and time for all applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 15th October and the interview date is Friday 22nd October. We regret that to reduce administration costs, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview, therefore, applicants who have not heard of the progress of their application within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume that they have not been shortlisted.

For more information about the school please visit www.themilestoneschool.co.uk.

For more information about the Trust, and to download an Information Pack and application form, please visit www.sandmat.uk/vacancies/.

Completed application forms should be emailed to applications@sandmat.uk quoting the post reference number in the subject line.

SAND Academies Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All positions are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including enhanced DBS clearance and Right to Work in the UK. For more information on Safer Recruitment please see the Information for Applicants pack.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 16
Education phase
School size
325 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 16

About The Milestone School

The Milestone School is part of SAND Academies Trust and is an outstanding school for pupils with a range of special needs, aged 3-16, based in Gloucester.

School location

Longford Lane, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 9EU

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