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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    2 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
30.75 hours per week, 8.15am to 4.00pm Monday and Thursday and 8.15am to 3.00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, Term Time only (40 weeks).
Contract type
Fixed term (to 31st August 2022 in the first instance)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade B – Step 1 FTE £18,562
Actual salary
Actual Annual Salary £13,534.08

Job summary

Due to the internal promotion of some of our existing team we are looking to recruit additional Teaching Assistants to our team. If you are a graduate considering a career in teaching this is an ideal stepping stone to gain valuable experience.

We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, calm, and who have a genuine interest in working with students who have a variety of additional needs. It is expected that you would work closely with teaching and non-teaching staff and provide support across a range of different curriculum subjects. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work flexibly and independently are important qualities for the role.

Applicants should be able to communicate well verbally and have a good standard of numeracy and literacy. Experience within the classroom would be an advantage.

Benefits of working for our trust include:
• Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
• Good transport links
• Free on-site car park

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Wildern School has been judged by Ofsted as an “Outstanding” school for the past three inspections and we are determined to remain that way. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1946 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email
hr@wildern.org
Contact phone number
01489779461

About Wildern School

Wildern School is a popular, oversubscribed secondary school situated in the Southampton suburbs. We are a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. Graded as ‘OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted in November 2012 for the third consecutive inspection, we are committed to being a centre of innovation, creativity and enjoyment for both students and staff. All students and staff alike can take advantage of excellent facilities which include a lecture theatre, digital media suites, a recording studio, both PC and Mac Suites, community sports centre and access to a professional theatre.

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

School location

Wildern Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 4EJ

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