Teaching Assistant - L1, L2 or L3, Apprentice considered

The Market Weighton School, Market Weighton, East Yorkshire, YO43 3JF

6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    October

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

19,650

Pay scale

SCP4

Teaching Assistant - L1, L2 or L3, Apprentice considered job summary

TEACHING ASSISTANT – LEVEL 1, 2 or 3, Apprentice Considered

Scale Point 4 £19,650 at L2 (pro rata) £14,535 (actual)

32 hours per week, term time only + training days

Required October 2022 or sooner if possible.

Permanent

TMWS is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant - 

• Do you enjoy working in a busy and vibrant environment?

• Do you have excellent interpersonal skills?

• Do you have a love of working with children?

• If you are excited by your answers to the above questions then you may be the right candidate to join #TeamTMWS

We are a small school, proud of our traditional rural heritage, yet ambitious for the future of all our students. Our size is a real strength as it enables students and their families to work closely with the teaching and support staff at the school, building positive working relationships.  We believe that students achieve best in a supportive and positive environment – and that is what you will find in our school. 

Due to our expanding Enhanced Resource Provision for students on the autistic spectrum, we require a level 2 Teaching Assistant to support students with Special Educational Needs.  Experience working with students with Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome is preferred, however TMWS would consider an apprentice for any candidates without qualifications who have an enthusiasm to support young people.

As a school with a growing number of SEN students we can offer opportunities for CPD and career progression at all levels within our dedicated team of teaching assistants.

TMWS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.    Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For further details, please see the school website www.tmws.co.uk, call Sarah Florence on 01430 876025 or e-mail sflorence@tmws.co.uk.  Candidates are welcome to visit the school prior to formal application.  

Please note this school does not have the resources to send individual notifications to all applicants who are not shortlisted so if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have been unsuccessful.

Completed applications should be returned to sflorence@tmws.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 3 October 2022

Interviews: Thursday 6 October 2022


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About The Market Weighton School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
546 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01430876025

Introduction -
We are a small school, proud of our traditional rural heritage, yet ambitious for the future of all our students. Our size is a real strength as it enables students and their families to work closely with the teaching and support staff at the school, building positive working relationships over an extended period of time. We believe that students achieve best in a supportive and positive environment – and that is what you will find in our school. Please contact the school should you wish to receive further information.
Mission Statement -
Our aims are for students to: Have the skills and confidence to thrive in a changing world. Have the independence and resilience to take charge of their own learning and lives. Become active and responsible as local and global citizens. Have unlimited aspirations.
In order to achieve these aims we will seek as a school to: Provide outstanding learning opportunities to meet individual needs. Challenge all students to achieve ambitious personal goals. Expect the highest standards of behaviour and mutual respect. Establish meaningful relationships with our parents and the wider community. Deliver up to date professional development for our staff.
All we do at The Market Weighton School is underpinned by our 6 core values; Respect, Honesty, Compassion, Resilience, Industry and Courage as represented by the 6 Knight’s Spurs on the school crest.
Ethos -
Respect Respect for self, others and our environment, the foundation of our school values.
Honesty Be truthful to yourself and others, positive relationships are built on honesty and trust.
Compassion Caring for those less fortunate, treat others as you would want to be treated yourself, never bully or make fun of others misfortune.
Resilience The ability to keep going in the face of setbacks. Learn from mistakes and maintain a positive mind-set. Believe that you can achieve your goals.
Industry Success comes with hard work, always give your best and you will feel proud of what you achieve. Strive to make your best even better.
Courage Dare to dream, set ambitious goals for an aspirational future; stand up for what you believe is right.
All our students follow a curriculum that focuses on academic as well as personal qualities, including student’s social and emotional development. The school views both strands as complementary and as such prepares students for the society into which they will emerge, a society marked by rapid technological and social change.
We believe that all students have an entitlement to a knowledge rich curriculum regardless of ability or background. We have an inclusive ethos adapting the curriculum to meet the needs of all our students.
Student wellbeing is paramount and students benefit from positive relationships with staff. As a result, students feel secure and able to focus on their learning.

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