39 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    1 September 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,904.00 Annually (Actual) £16,904

Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term job summary

About Us

William Austin Junior School is a large five form entry school, rated good by OFSTED, with well-behaved children who are eager to learn and succeed. Our staff team is supportive, hardworking, committed and have the pupils’ best interests at heart. We are well resourced and actively supported by parents and governors alike.

About the job

We require a Teaching Assistant who can support our pupils in all aspects of teaching and learning both in and out of the classroom. This is a Fixed Term position linked to supporting a pupil with an EHCP in Year 3 from July 2024 to July 2027 or until the child leaves.

The role is 30.25 hours per week working Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.45am to 3.30pm (1hour lunch) and Tuesday 8.45am to 5.00pm (1 hour for lunch), term-time only plus 5 training days.

The successful candidates will:

hold a relevant qualification at NVQ Level 2 or above

have some experience of working with children with a range of special educational needs

have a caring nature

be able to communicate effectively with children and adults

be able to work as part of a team

In return we offer you:

a friendly staff team who are dedicated to the children

a supportive and experienced TA team which you will be a valued part of

an experienced Inclusion Manager who leads the TA team

a positive and well-resourced working environment

well planned continuing professional development

an annual golden day to be taken in term time

access to the LA Employee Assistance Programme offering wellbeing and mental health support

a school fleece, staff room refreshments, parking, access to school lunches

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. If you would like to arrange a visit, or would like an opportunity to discuss this role informally, then please contact the head teacher, Jo Adams on 01582 572100 or visit our website www.william-austin.com for more information about our school, including a virtual tour.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

While we acknowledge the advantages of AI in crafting personal statements for applications, we strongly encourage and expect applicants to personalise and tailor responses.

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About William Austin Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
568 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

William Austin Junior School

School location

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