Teaching Assistant

The Heath School, Runcorn, Cheshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £15,678 to £15,993

Job summary

To work with and supervise individuals and groups of children under the direction/ instruction of teaching and/or senior staff, inclusive of specific individual learning needs, enabling access to learning for all students. To help students work effectively and achieve success. To monitor progress in relation to target ILPS and IBPs. To provide a balance and encouragement.

The Heath is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and the post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly Criminal Records Bureau). Further information about DBS checks can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Essential educational requirements

Good literacy and numeracy skills.
Good IT skills, particularly using IT to support learning.

Essential qualifications

Level 2 or 3 certificate in supporting teaching and learning in schools.

Essential skills and experience

Good organisational skills.
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Ability to build effective working relationships with students and adults.
Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times and to safeguarding students' well-being and equality.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1121 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Heath School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email mwadsworth@heathschool.org.uk

School location

Clifton Road, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 4SY