We are seeking to appoint committed and enthusiastic Level 1 or Level
2 Teaching Assistants to support children with additional needs to commence in
January 2023. Experience of the following
would be beneficial for the Level 2 Teaching Assistants - Speech and language
and communication difficulties, ASD, ADHD and ODD (oppositional defiance
disorder)and general learning difficulties.
This is a part-time role, 30 hours per
week, to be worked across Monday to Friday, 8.30 to 3.20 pm, 38 weeks per year, term time
The postholders will play an
important role in supervising the activities of pupils during the teaching
period and lunch & break time duty within the school, including both indoor
and outdoor areas, ensuring a safe environment is maintained at all times. Experience
of working with children in an education setting is preferred.
The successful applicant must be
able to work as part of a team to support the learning and welfare of pupils in
school will offer all successful applicants:
- A school committed to your continuing professional development
- The support and expertise of our experienced and established team
- Training will be provided as appropriate
- Free access to the Employee Assistance
- Eligibility to join the Local Government
- Cycle to Work Scheme
School is part of the Castleman Academy Trust – a Trust which prides itself on
putting children first always and puts its values of Respect, Independence,
Creativity and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do.
It is the staff in
our academies who make our schools vibrant places of learning – who do all they
can to make sure our children become confident individuals, successful learners
and responsible citizens. Our staff want to make a real difference to the lives
of the children they work with and are learners themselves who relish
professional development opportunities.
Working in a
Castleman Academy Trust school, you will be working with other forward
thinkers, who see possibilities and are optimistic. You will have the support
of like-minded colleagues and together we will ensure everyone has a great work
life balance. Being part of the Castleman Academy Trust means there are a whole
host of opportunities for you to develop and flourish.
School is situated in Ferndown adjacent to Ferndown First and Ferndown Upper
Schools. The school has up to 600
pupils, covering the age range 9 to 13 years old (year groups 5 to 8).
Applications must be made on the school’s application
form. Please ensure a full work history is completed including any gaps of
employment and two referees are given.
Please note Ferndown Middle School does not accept CVs in place of an
application form. Incomplete application forms will not be shortlisted.
Please refer to the job description and person
specification which can be found on the schools website.
Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people in our care and requires all staff and volunteers to
share and demonstrate this commitment.
candidate will have to meet the requirements of the Person Specification and
will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check, an online search on shortlisted applicants, satisfactory
references and a health check.