TEACHING ASSISTANTS required at Polden Bower Special school
due to the continued growth of our school. Permanent contracts with a start
32.5 hours per week 39 Weeks per year. (Term time plus INSET
days) Term time hours of work: Monday 08.45 am – 4.45 pm Tuesday - Friday 08.45
am to 3.30 pm.
Grade 14 & 15 Dependent on experience
Polden Bower, is a 160 place special
school and has the specialist resources needed to meet the needs of our
students. state-of-the-art facilities for all the children and young people,
this includes a warm water pool for physiotherapy; a sports hall; a sensory
room; and fully accessible classrooms with the latest teaching technology. This is a very
exciting time to be joining a growing Federation. We are working in partnership with The Bridge School
which is the PRU within Bridgwater.
We are looking for talented teaching assistants to join our
growing team of staff. If you feel you have what it takes to work with us and feel
passionate about meeting the needs of our student’s, we would very much like to
hear from you.
You will be expected to demonstrate:
- Resilience, flexibility, empathy and
- An understanding of how children and young people
with additional needs learn
- Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills
- Have the ability
to build professional, positive and trusting relationships with children, young
people and families
In return the school will offer
the successful candidate:
- Full induction programme and ongoing professional
- ‘My staff shop’ benefits which include Cycle to
- Provision of free tea/coffee for staff
- Wellbeing room and information on wellbeing
- Access to Occupational Health Service
Enquiries and visits are warmly welcomed, please contact Jo Stamford on 01278 496386.
Polden Bower 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 and satisfactory references.
Following the acceptance of your interview, an online check will be carried out as detailed in the latest Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines
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