Teaching Assistant - Guilford

Surrey County Council
Guildford, Surrey
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Full Address: Wey Valley College, Pewley Hill, Guildford, GU1 3SQ

Exact working hours: 31 hours, 5 days per week. Surrey term time.

About the Role

The Management Committee are looking to appoint an inspirational Teaching Assistant to support our team of excellent teachers at Wey Valley College.  The successful candidate will have excellent support skills and good all-round knowledge of supporting the education of primary students and an understanding of Special education, mainstream education and / or Pupil Referral Units.

WVC is a 5-16 Pupil Referral Unit and we are seeking to appoint a Primary TA to complement our curriculum.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Passionate about inclusion and making sure all students gain an inspirational education. 
  • An outstanding practitioner with high expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour who is committed to providing high quality support for all children. 
  • Able to maintain and drive forward outstanding standards whilst meeting the needs of a very vulnerable group of students. 
  • An excellent communicator, able to work inclusively with pupils, staff, parents, Management Committee and other stakeholders.

If you have successful experience, a strong commitment to inclusive values, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to strengthen partnerships, are ambitious to make a difference to the lives of young people and play a significant role in our exciting journey to become a truly excellent school, we would like to hear from you.

Please see attached prospectus for Wey Valley College which includes information on our federation of schools.

Additional Information

We encourage prospective applicants to arrange a visit to see our school in action and to meet with the leadership team.

Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.

Equal Opportunities

Wey Valley College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. 

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.