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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£13,295.43 - £13,527.63 Annually (Actual) L2 (£13,295.43 to £13,537.63 pro-rata salary)

Teaching Assistant (SEND-temporary contract) job summary

Teaching Assistant (SEND)
Temporary Contract
27.5 hours per week (term-time only)
Salary - L2 (£13,295.43-£13,537.63 - pro rata - dependant on experience)
Previous applicants who applied for a Teaching Assistant post in the last 6 months need not apply.

The Governing Body of Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant (SEND ) to start as soon as possible.  Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is Ofsted rated Good, with pupils who are keen to learn.  

We can offer:

  • A supportive, enthusiastic and friendly team;
Children who are well behaved and want to learn;A refurbished wellbeing/SEN room;Commitment to your own professional development;Newly upgraded IT infrastructure and ongoing investment in IT.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and talented individual to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the pupil(s) to whom you are assigned, to enable him/her to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them.

We require a committed and self-motivated individual with an enthusiasm for working with young people with previous experience of working in an educational environment, preferably in EYFS and Key Stage 1 and experience of working with SEND pupils would be essential.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Have experience of working with SEND students on a 1 to 1 basis and in groups;

  • Have experience of working in a school environment (EYFS & Key Stage 1); 

  • Be able to communicate effectively with children, parents and other professionals;

  • Be able to support learning in EYFS/Key Stage 1;

  • Be able to work well as a member of a team, be proactive and able to work on own initiative;  

  • Be able to maintain and enhance the School’s high standards;

  • Contribute towards the School ethos, improvement activities and the wider School community; 

  • Be able to positively promote inclusion;

  • Have a positive attitude, be flexible, enthusiastic with good communication skills;

  • Be adaptable to a changing school environment;

  • Be prepared to attend training arranged outside of contracted hours. 

Please see attached document for a tour of our school or visit our school website: https://www.hillboroughinfants.co.uk/

Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.

If you are successful in being shortlisted, you will be required to bring the original documents listed below to the interview - failure to bring the documents to interview could mean that we will not progress further with your application: 

  • Evidence to support your ID (e.g. passport, driving licence, birth certificate)
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK (please see attached evidence to support your right to work in the UK)
  • Proof of Address (e.g. Bank or Benefit statement issued within 3 months, Council tax or P45/P60 statement issued within 6 months)

All applications must be made through MyNewTerm: 

Closing date: 22nd October 2023

Initial shortlisting: 24th October 2023

Interviews: Week commencing30th October 2023

  • Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.

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)
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 Hillborough Infant and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
298 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

School location

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