Much of the work will involve support within mainstream classrooms but the successful candidates will also be expected to work with students on an individual or small group basis to develop literacy and numeracy, and for some of the time with students with complex physical needs who require one-to-one support. An ability to empathise with students who have difficulties with communication and social skills is essential.
Candidates should possess a good standard of education, initiative and an ability to communicate well with both teaching staff and students. GCSE Grade C, or equivalent, in Maths and English is essential, and A levels (or equivalent) are desirable. Experience of working in a classroom environment is also desirable.
In return we can offer you:
and ambitious students who are keen to learn with proven high achievement and
strong reputation locally and in the wider community
talented staff team that welcome new challenges and are committed to supporting
colleagues and students
very wide range of exciting extra-curricular activities
to work in genuine collaboration with EAST and our partner schools
supportive community, and Local Governing Body
comprehensive induction programme
to the staff Wellbeing ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ and benefits of working
for Farlingaye and within EAST
We are ideally looking for applicants who will be able to work 30 hours per week. However, we would consider requests to work either 18 hours or 24 hours and the ability to work a Friday would be an advantage. Please state the number of hours and days that you are able to work in your supporting statement.
Farlingaye is a high-achieving comprehensive school with over 1900 students. It
has a well-established reputation in the county of Suffolk and in the
community, situated in the picturesque town of Woodbridge, approximately 10
miles north of Ipswich. We are proud to be part of an exciting and developing
local Trust, EAST.
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but by 12.00 Noon on Tuesday, 31st January 2023 at the latest. However, please be aware that as we have more than one position available, we will hold interviews when we have received enough applications from suitably qualified applicants.
Should you wish to discuss the job role in further details,
please contact Linda Marsh, HR Manager or Julie Moore, SENCO
Farlingaye High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share and adhere to this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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