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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Normal working hours: Monday 8.45am – 4.45pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.45am – 3.30pm. The post is 32.5 hours per week term time plus 5 additional days to be worked during periods of school closure.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 6, SCP 6, actual salary £18,422 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teaching Assistant Level 1

The trust, on behalf of Elms Bank school, are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and committed Teaching Assistant (Level 1) who can join a team of dedicated professionals. You will be part of an excellent team and provided with extensive support that will enable you to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond.

Our pupils are aged 11 to 19 years, with a diverse range of learning disabilities (PMLD, SLD, MLD, SEMH), combined with medical conditions, physical disabilities, visual impairment, hearing impairment, and/ or autism.

Successful candidates may be asked to work at either of our school or college sites, within one of our five pathways (Thrive, Explore, Inspire, Specialist Provision, or Nurture), either on a 1:1 basis or as part of a class.

The Teaching Assistant role provides high quality learning and pastoral support for our pupils as well as taking on additional responsibilities such as administering medication following NHS training.


What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work within an inclusive and values driven organisation.
  • Extensive support to develop your potential in this forward-thinking trust at an exciting time in our development.
  • An opportunity to be part of a team of welcoming, dedicated and hardworking individuals.
  • A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to over 180 courses via the National College.
  • Healthcare in the palm of your hand with Medicash, a Health Cash Plan that is paid for by the Trust and gives access to a range of benefits to support your wellbeing including:

o Covering the costs towards optical, dental and alternative therapy treatments such as Reflexology, Reiki and Indian head massage.

o Health screening, discounted gym memberships and a large range of retail discounts.

o Support with mental health, including access to 8 in person counselling sessions.

o Virtual GP - Accessible by smart phone or computer, same day appointments available at a time that suits you.

o Children can be added for free and share your Medicash benefits.

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)
medical
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.

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About Elms Bank

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
307 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01615530030

School location

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