Teaching Assistant Three Ways School, Bath, Avon

Job description

We are looking to appoint highly motivated, resourceful and committed Teaching Assistant to work in our school with pupils with Special Educational Needs. Three Ways School is an Academy Trust, operating as a generic Community Special School. Three Ways is divided into 3 departments’ primary, secondary and sixth form, to enable curriculum delivery and expectations that are age appropriate to all pupils.

The school is a Specialist School for Physical and Sensory. It is also a School of Creativity. We offer the full National Curriculum as a basis for curriculum development and add to this a wide range of additional activities for personal and social growth. All pupils are encouraged and supported to access learning and achieve the highest possible standards.

Applicants will need to be adaptable, confident and preferably have experience of working in a school with pupils with special educational needs.

Post holders will be required to work Monday to Friday, term time only (including all school training days) from 8.30am to 3.30pm.

The salary range for the posts are SCP 5-8 £18795 - £19945 pa pro rata – starting salary will normally be the post minimum (actual starting salary for 32.5 hours per week term-time only would be £14,120pa).

We offer excellent support and staff development opportunities in our purpose built creative special school.

Please see job description and person specification for full details of the post requirements and visit our school website for further information about the school. Application forms are available from the Three Ways School website.

Completed applications emailed to recruit@threeways.co.uk

These posts will require the successful candidates to have an enhanced DBS Check prior to commencement of employment.

Three Ways School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE Maths- Grade A-C or equivalent

GCSE English- Grade A-C or equivalent

NVQ2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience.

Essential qualifications

NVQ2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with young people.

Experience of working with young people with complex needs.

Experience of working in a school setting.

ICT skills to a high level or an ability/willingness to learn.

Ability to develop and sustain good relationships with children, staff and parents.

Ability to respond to the needs of children.

Good communication skills.


About Three Ways School

Address
180 Frome Road, Bath, Avon, BA2 5RF
Phase
Not Applicable
Type
Academy
Website
Three Ways School website (opens in a new window)