- Job role
- Teaching assistant
- Working pattern
- Will consider part time, term time
12.5 hours/week. Thursday and Friday, 8.30am to 3.15pm, term time only plus two INSET days. Fixed Term contract.
- Contract type
- Fixed term (To cover flexible working request for one year.)
- Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- £18,933 - £19,698 depending on qualifications and experience
- Actual salary
- £5,397 - £5,743 depending on qualifications and experience
Early Years Teaching Assistant working 12.5 hours/week in a reception class.
Twerton Infant School and Nursery is an exciting and rewarding place to work in the heart of the community. We are a Good school with Outstanding features (OFSTED).
The school has an established reputation for being both inclusive and responsive to individual needs. We have an excellent on-site Forest School area that enables us to offer fantastic provision for our children. We also follow the Thrive approach, which supports children’s wellbeing and mental health. Our motto is ‘Twerton Infant School - The school that cares’ and this is embedded in everything we do.
We seek to appoint a highly professional, enthusiastic, patient and caring Teaching Assistant to work in Reception supporting children’s learning. We require a positive and flexible team player who shows initiative and who is committed to support all children to engage fully in their learning and development.
We have a strong Governing Board and, as well as a nurturing, positive ethos, we offer a culture of continuing improvement, professional growth and high expectations.
We welcome applications from recent Graduates.
The successful applicant will:
Have an understanding of child development.
Be reliable and flexible.
Be calm and patient.
Be able to act on their own initiative.
Be able to carry out a speech and language programme under the guidance of the school’s Speech and Language Therapist.
Be able to work as part of a team with excellent communication skills.
Be confident to liaise with staff, parents and other professionals.
Have a professional attitude and understand the need for confidentiality.
Have high expectations for children’s learning and behaviour.
Interviews will be on Monday 11th October 2021
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