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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - whilst the child remains at the school and requires support

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £23,114 and £23,893

Pay scale

NJC Support Staff Grade 3 Scale Point 4 to 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a caring and enthusiastic qualified Teaching Assistant to support a child, with an Education and Health Care Plan, with their social and learning needs and their speech and language. The role is funded through an EHCP and the hours will increase/reduce/end in line with the plan.

Working closely with the Class Teachers and SEND Co-ordinator your role will be to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the pupil to enable them to make the best use of the educational opportunities available. The successful candidate will need to have good communication skills to enable a close working relationship with parents and be attuned to the pupil’s needs.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate that they can support the delivery of a highly stimulating learning experience. We are looking for someone who is able to aid learning as effectively as possible, clarify and explain instructions and assist with the development of language and social skills. The successful applicant will be able to motivate and inspire children and work successfully as part of our teaching team.

We are looking for someone with a positive and sensitive approach that puts the needs of the child first and has the ability to show initiative. They will be expected to have the vision, energy and dedication to support the delivery of outstanding outcomes for all learners.

We are looking for someone who has the creativity and drive to contribute to our school and support the Christian vision, values and ethos of our school.

What the school offers its staff

  • Motivated children
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference
  • A welcoming school with friendly supportive colleagues, parents and governors
  • A school situated in beautiful grounds that is only a 20 minute drive from Gloucester.

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)
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 Mitcheldean Endowed Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01594 542240

Primary School

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