Teaching Assistant - ELF Team
Malmesbury Park Primary School, Bournemouth, Dorset
|Working pattern||Part-time only|
|Salary||£18,426 to £19,171 per year (full-time equivalent)|
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teaching assistant to join the Emotional Literacy and Feelings (ELF) team at Malmesbury Park Primary Academy.
The role involves working in a team of three to provide ELF support to children with social and emotional needs, as well as providing support to the wider school community as required. Part of the role will entail developing strong relationships with parents, carers and children alike. You may act as a key person for a number of children, taking responsibility for their social and emotional wellbeing throughout their time with us.
The ideal candidate will be hard working, friendly and outgoing. They will have an enthusiasm for working with children, particularly those with social and emotional needs. They will have a talent for engaging with sometimes complex children, encouraging social interaction, developing independence, self esteem and encouraging all individuals to achieve their goals.
The right person will be confident in dealing with challenging behaviour and understanding complex social and emotional issues. A qualification to support children with social and emotional needs would be highly beneficial – for example ELSA.
Opportunities and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, 28 days’ holiday plus bank holidays rising to 31 days after 5 years, great career progression and development opportunities with many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards out community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
|School size||670 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||3 to 11|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|School website||Malmesbury Park Primary School website (opens in a new window)|
About Malmesbury Park Primary School
At Malmesbury Park Primary School, we believe every child deserves the very best education, opportunities to shine and the chance to achieve their hopes and dreams. We place learning at the heart of all we do, driving this through the development of our six learning values (Thinking, Independence, Collaboration, Creativity, Spirituality and Emotional Intelligence) within the school curriculum. Our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of our learners, providing them with rich, memorable and meaningful experiences.
We are a very diverse community, with over thirty-eight languages being spoken within the school. This is something we celebrate and welcome as it brings with it a rich and varied culture. The children at Malmesbury Park Primary School enjoy learning about different countries and cultures, and are supportive and respectful of one another. The team at Malmesbury Park Primary School is large but like-minded. We are a team of confident, outgoing and skilled teachers, NQTs, teaching assistants, support staff and SLT who work closely together with one common ambition – providing an excellent education to the bright young minds of tomorrow.
Lowther Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8LU