17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,102.00 - £17,971.00 Annually (Actual)

SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

Avalon School is a Specialist School for students aged 11-19 situated in the town of Street. Our school vision is ‘Learning for Life’ – together with our parents and the learners themselves - we aim to teach skills for the whole of life. Experience is not essential but dedication, patience, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn is. We would love to hear from you if you think you could fulfil this post!

Grade 14-15 depending on experience.

32.5 hours per week 39 Weeks per year. (Term time plus INSET days)

Hours of work:

Monday 08:45 am – 3.30 pm Tuesday 08:45 am – 4.45 pm

Weds to Friday 08:45 am to 3:30 pm.

We are seeking positive, enthusiastic and dynamic candidates, able to demonstrate flexibility, empathy and excellent communication skills. In return, Avalon school is committed to developing the skills of all staff and offer a rich CPD programme. Successful candidates will join a friendly and supportive team of staff who are committed to achieving high standards for all pupils.

You will be expected to demonstrate:

Excellent Communication skills

An understanding of how children and young people learn

An ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and families

Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills

In return the school will offer the successful candidate:

v Full induction programme and ongoing professional development

v Supportive staff team

v ‘My staff shop’ benefits which include Cycle to Work scheme

v Access to Occupational Health Service

Enquiries and visits are warmly welcomed, please contact Jo Stamford, HR Admin Assistant on 01278 496386, or email hr@poldenbower.org.uk

‘Learning for Life’

Avalon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK, online searches and satisfactory references.

Age range of students: 11 -19

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Avalon School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
60 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Avalon is a Specialist School for students aged 11-19 situated in the town of Street. Our school vision is ‘Learning for Life’ – together with our parents and the learners themselves - we aim to teach skills for the whole of life.

Avalon school is committed to developing the skills of all staff and offer a rich CPD programme. Successful candidates will join a friendly and supportive team of staff who are committed to achieving high standards for all pupils.

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