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  • Expected start date

    22 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    20 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
30 hours per week
Contract type
£19,698 - £20,493 (pro rata)

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a teaching assistant to join the team at Marden Vale C of E Academy in Calne to work alongside our hardworking team of children, parents and staff. You will be working within the Resource Base with children with Special Educational Needs, including those within the school’s Specialist Learning Centre for complex needs. You may also be required to work in our mainstream classes on occasion or following a review of the staffing structure each academic year.

Marden Vale currently has 185 children on roll acrofass 7 classes and 2 resource base rooms. We have fantastic resources that are used to make sure children achieve their full potential. These not only include our team of hardworking staff but also our pastoral team and our fantastic outside facilities including a large outdoor stage and enclosed wilderness area.

The Governing Body are seeking somebody who:

 has knowledge/experience of working with children with complex learning needs, including social and communication needs.
 has an NVQ Level 2 Standard in Learning Support or equivalent.
 is keen to work as part of a team and share ideas and good practice.
 has high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour.
 is passionate about children’s welfare and raising their aspirations
 is an effective communicator with staff, parents and children.
 is creative, enthusiastic and resourceful.
 insists that learning should be fun.
 is able to be flexible and respond to changing demands with a positive attitude.
 Is willing to carry out occasional class cover in the absence of the teacher.
 has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
 has a commitment to Christian values.
 has an understanding of responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
205 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01249 813505

About Marden Vale CofE Academy

Marden Vale currently has 202 children on roll across 8 classes, 2 resource base rooms. We have fantastic resources that are used to make sure children achieve their full potential. These not only include our team of hardworking staff but also our pastoral team and fantastic outside facilities including forest school area and large outdoor stage.

In September 2015, to strengthen our drive for continued school improvement alongside our thirst for greater collaborative working, we joined the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust (DSAT). To find out more about DSAT please visit Part of the reason for joining a Diocesan Trust was to respect and develop our church school status. We
have good links with the clergy of St Mary’s Church. As well as clergy leading some worship within our school, we also hold services in church, support community events and use the church as a learning resource for our children.

School location

William Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9BD

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