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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part-time, term time
27.5 hours per week (negotiable)
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary 12 months)
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 4 (currently £19,312.00-£19,698.00 pa pro rata)
Actual salary
(Actual salary for 27.5 hours per week is £11,924.00)

Job summary

The Forest School
Comptons Lane, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5NT

Teaching Assistant
Grade 4 (currently £19,312.00-£19,698.00 pa pro rata)
Temporary term time only
5 days per week from 8.30 am to 3.00 pm
(Actual salary for 27.5 hours per week is £11,924.00)

Applying for the job

The Forest School
Comptons Lane, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5NT

Teaching Assistant
Grade 4 (currently £19,312.00-£19,698.00 pa pro rata)
Temporary term time only
5 days per week from 8.30 am to 3.00 pm
(Actual salary for 27.5 hours per week is £11,924.00)

The Forest School is a successful and friendly 11-16 comprehensive co-educational School, committed to achieving high standards and to developing the potential of all our students and staff.

Teaching Assistants play a crucial role in the education of our students. They promote the learning and personal development of all students; including but not exclusively, those with special education needs. Working as part of our Inclusion Team, the Teaching Assistant will provide support in the classroom and work with specific students, across all subject areas.

We require a suitably experience person to fill this post which contributes to our provision of the highest quality inclusion. You will work with students experiencing a variety of learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties, focusing primarily on supporting students to achieve their personal best. You will also have the opportunity to join our vibrant tutoring team. You will be calm, confident, organised and be able to create a positive learning environment. There may also be an option for further hours for after-school club. You will have:

 Maths and English GCSE Grade A-C or equivalent
 Good communication skills and the ability to build relationships with students, staff and parents
 Experience of working within a school environment or with young people
 The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative

Visits welcomed by appointment (please phone 01403 261086 ext 306).

Please apply via the Joining the Family/Staff Vacancies page on our website www.theforestschool.com

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our students.
The successful applicants to this post will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1048 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01403 756001

About The Forest School

Please view our website:
www.theforestschool.com

Arranging a visit to The Forest School

Please phone 01403 261986 ext 306

School location

Comptons Lane, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5NT

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