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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 Annually (FTE) pro rata for hours worked 8.75 hours per week for 190 days (£4,525 per annum pay award pending)

Lunchtime Supervisor job summary

Rocklands School is a 135 place Generic Primary Special School for pupils aged 2 – 11 years with a range of needs, located within the Cathedral City of Lichfield and is part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will communicate effectively with parents, pupils and staff
  • Can remain calm and positive under pressure
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Is flexible, adaptable and able to multitask
  • Is confident in the use of IT
  • Is thoroughly professional, understanding issues of confidentiality and the need to protect the welfare of children
  • Will fully support the ethos and aims of our school

We can offer you:

  • A very welcoming and supportive working environment
  • Well behaved and motivated children
  • A team of dedicated and hardworking staff
  • A commitment to your Professional Development
  • A happy and friendly ethos

In addition to pupils with moderate and severe learning difficulties, we cater for the needs of pupils with very specific special educational needs, including Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and significant sensory difficulties. The curriculum, teaching and the learning environment are modified to meet the needs of all our pupils.

Applications are invited from candidates who have excellent communication and organisational skills and a practical approach to engaging primary age pupils. Knowledge and skills in working with pupils with special educational needs is essential and experience and/or knowledge of Makaton would be an advantage.

Your commitment to the belief that all children can and do learn, whatever their needs, is an essential requirement for this post. We are looking for someone who feels they can join our staff team and make an impact. Please have a look at the person specification for this position carefully – we are always open minded about the person we want – we recognise that the right person is not always the most experienced or most qualified – but they will be a team player, positive, resilient, hardworking, able to inspire others and dedicated to improving the life chances of disadvantaged young people.

The closing date for applications is 12 Midday Friday 21st June 2024

Interviews are scheduled to take place in the week beginning 24th June 2024

We reserve the right to close applications early.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. CVs are not accepted. All applications need to be made using the web portal www.MyNewTerm.com Candidates will need to register on this web portal to apply. A direct link to our advert can be found at www.rocklands.manorhall.academy/vacancies-1/

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact the school on 01543 548700

For more about Rocklands see our website www.rocklands.manorhall.academy

For more about Manor Hall Academy Trust, visit www.manorhall.academy

Visits to school welcomed and encouraged. Contact Phil Clayton (Bursar) for further information bursar@rocklands.manorhall.academy

Rocklands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to Enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks, confirmation of appropriate qualifications and professional references.

As part of the selection process the school will undertake a social media search of all shortlisted applicants following the guidance given in Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Rocklands School,

Purcell Avenue, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7PH

Tel: (01543) 548700 Option 2

Email: bursar@rocklands.manorhall.academy

Commitment to safeguarding

Rocklands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to Enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks, confirmation of appropriate qualifications and professional references.

As part of the selection process the school will undertake a social media search of all shortlisted applicants following the guidance given in Keeping Children Safe in Education.

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About Rocklands School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
School size
127 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Rocklands School is a 125 place Generic Primary Special School for pupils aged 2 – 11 years with a range of needs, located within the Cathedral City of Lichfield and is part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust.

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