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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 32 Hours per week, term time only plus training days

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21575

Actual salary

£16029

Pay scale

SCP 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

TMWS is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic team

  • 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

Graded as Ofsted Good in September 2022 “The Market Weighton School is on the edge of the town, but for many it is in the heart of the community. It is a caring school that has values of ‘respect, honesty, compassion, resilience, industry and courage’. Our inspired pupils are happy to demonstrate these qualities because they understand their importance”. 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 apprenticeship for any candidates without qualifications who have an enthusiasm to support young people.

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


What the school offers its staff

  • Working with a great team of people
  • Continual CPD
  • ERYC Pension
  • ERYC Benefit Schemes
  • Free onsite parking
  • Fitness Suite

Further details about the role

Pay Award Pending

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.


Commitment to safeguarding

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).

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About The Market Weighton School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
578 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01430 876025

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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