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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702.00 - £26,421.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

Hob Moor Oaks Academy is a special school within the Ebor Academy Trust. We are looking to recruit an experienced and highly committed Level 3 Teaching Assistant to primarily work with a child in EYFS with a hearing impairment and Autism. Knowledge and skill in the use of British Sign Language (BSL) is essential.This role is to work 35 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.00pm, Monday – Friday during the school term time.

As a Teaching Assistant you will be passionate about teaching and learning and believe in developing the true potential of children. You will have a calm and positive disposition, the ability to break down activities into small step by step teaching and will nurture, inspire, challenge and motivate pupils. Implementing clear boundaries and routines, you will use positive behaviour management in all areas around school.

We wish to recruit a highly committed Teaching Assistant who has experience of working with children in a supportive capacity and holds a BSL qualification (minimum level 2).

Within this role you will also be working with and alongside a wide range of different professions all with the common goal of ensuring the best care and education is given to our children.

Good, clear and effective communication will play a key role in this position as you will need to work with and alongside the child, their family and other members of staff within the school.

You will have positive behaviour management skills, and be flexible and able to work on your own initiative.


What the school offers its staff

All new starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a programme of training which is targeted to the role. But it doesn’t stop there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we actively encourage career development through a range of continuous professional development and longer programmes of learning, including apprenticeships.

We offer generous terms and conditions of employment. All our staff have access to a comprehensive Wellbeing Programme to help you and your family stay healthy. This includes access to free private GP and nurse appointments, exercise advice and classes, plus a variety of specialist clinics as well as counselling services. We also offer significant discounts on many high street shops, online retailers and travel agents, not to mention free car parking at all our schools, an enviable pension scheme, sick pay and family friendly policies.

The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced DBS check.

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 Hob Moor Oaks Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
School size
115 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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