This job expired on 19 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    19 September 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 August 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity cover)
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£20,092 - £21,748
Actual salary
£8,267 for 18 hours per week 39 weeks per year

Job summary

Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language Level 2 qualification for initial fixed term period to cover maternity leave. Must be available to work from 1st November or sooner if satisfactory checks are completed prior to that date.
To work 1:1 with student during term time to enable them to take a full part in learning and socialisation with their peers.
You will work with a team of skilled and supportive Teaching Assistants and Class Teacher
Hours of work will be from 8.45 - 3.30 3 days per week (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday)

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
Education phase
School size
369 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Contact phone number
01202 636811

About Linwood School

Special Education Needs and Disabilities all through school based in Alma Road, Bournemouth. We have received an Outstanding grading from Ofsted since 2005. Our ethos is entitlement plus opportunity and our shared core values are Respect, Trust, Responsibility, Harmony, Excellence, Support, Inclusivity and Positivity. Our culture is to provide opportunity for all and the best interests of the students are at the heart of everything we do.
Linwood School provides a respectful and supportive environment where resilience is key. To support you in this you will gain not only the benefits of working for a local authority maintained school through BCP Council but additional benefits as outlined in the document available to view here.
We seek and encourage applications from individuals from a diverse background who will come and work with us and become part of the Linwood family, supportive of our school values whilst providing an excellent and inclusive service to our students, ensuring they continue to feel part of the school community in everyday activities.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and successful candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS check as well as an overseas criminal records check if they have lived or worked outside the UK in the last 10 years for more than 6 months. Offers of employment are made subject to satisfactory references, health and right to work checks.
All Linwood School staff are expected to adhere to our policies and procedures in respect of safeguarding and child protection, including Keeping Children Safe in Education and Guidance for adults working with children and young people in an education setting.

Arranging a visit to Linwood School

Due to the continuing Covid-19 guidance in place for Special Schools, we are currently only able to offer visits to the school after our students have left but there are a range of videos available on the Linwood School websites that will enable you to see the school and how we work.

School location

Alma Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH9 1AJ

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