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    15 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

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  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant job summary

Upper Wick Lane


Worcester WR2 5SU

Tel: (01905) 422502

E-mail: office@rushwick.worcs.sch.uk

Teaching Assistant Grade 2 – Full Time

32.5 hours per week. 6.5 hours per day

Salary Scale TA2 - Spinal Column Point 5 - Term Time Only

We are looking to appoint a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant to join our small, friendly team to support a Year 2 child with down syndrome. Experience and/or training in working 1:1 with a child would be advantageous. The role would involve working closely with the class teacher.

Required to start as soon as possible, an enthusiastic, caring and reliable person to join our happy, supportive staff team at Rushwick CofE Primary School.  The applicant needs to be flexible as the role may involve a mixture of working in Foundation Stage, KS1 or KS2 classes, or 1:1 with specific children with SEN. The role will include lunchtime duties. The successful candidate will need to have:

  • Patience, a caring attitude and a desire to nurture children.

  • The ability to be flexible to meet the needs of the children across the school.

  • High expectations of all children both academically and socially.

  • A belief in a rounded education, with all areas of the curriculum being valued.

  • A desire to help children to find their unique talents.

  • A desire to promote good outcomes for all children and support our Christian vision.

  • A strong commitment to teamwork.

  • Adaptability and flexibility.

  • An understanding of positive behaviour management techniques.

In return we can offer:

  • A caring and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Enthusiastic and well-motivated children.

  • Supportive and dedicated staff, parents and governors.

  • Opportunities for future professional development.

Previous experience of working in primary schools is desirable, but not essential.

Our nurturing church school provides a loving environment for teaching and learning, a dedicated staff team, highly motivated children and supportive governors and parents.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by telephoning the school office.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS disclosure.

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 Rushwick CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
163 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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