3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£12.18 - £12.38 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistant SEND job summary

Teaching Assistant -SEND

27 hours per week. This could be a single role, or a job share opportunity for the right candidates.

Term time plus 1 week

Salary – MRS Scale D Point 5-6 (£12.18 - £12.38/hr)

This is currently a fixed term contract until 31st July 2024 in the first instance.

Unity Education Trust are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to join our education team at Highgate Infant school to start immediately.

We are looking for versatile, resilient and committed Teaching Assistant with experience and skills supporting children with Special Educational Needs. The successful candidate will work alongside the class teacher and other teaching assistants, assisting the children in their work and play, supporting with pupil behaviour and establishing good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding to individual needs.

Please note that the role does involve some regular physical activity e.g. supporting intimate care, interacting with students through play on the floor and responding promptly to escalated situations. This does not remove our obligation to make adjustments where appropriate.

​​​​​​​Unity Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.

If you would like an informal chat about this exciting role, please contact the school office via email on office@hig.unity-ed.uk for an informal friendl

How to apply

Click on the Apply Now button. You can save you application and return to it later. Please ensure you have completed your application before the end date.

No CVs accepted – Please complete an official application form if you wish to be considered for this role.

Candidates are advised that they may be subject to an online check from information in the public domain.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation and/or age. We value the individuality and creativity that every worker potentially brings to the workforce.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

​​​​​​​Unity Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.


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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About Highgate Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
56 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7

School location

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