As a Teaching Assistant, you need to be an enthusiastic and adaptable, tolerant and patient person who can support pupils with special educational needs across the curriculum, working with small groups or within the classroom environment. Part of the role involves working directly with departments.
Good interpersonal skills, an ability to organise and maintain records and be able to work flexibly as part of an established team are essential. You must be willing to assist with all the pupils' personal care needs which may include toileting, dressing, feeding and mobility. Candidates looking for experience in schools prior to applying for teacher training are especially encouraged to apply.
For suitable candidates, provision will be made to support applications into teaching using our close links to local training providers and our 'in-school' training and CPD.
Access to interview -should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist, we will.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse
TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.
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