Full Time Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Employer
HORSTED SCHOOL
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 May 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Start Date: 1st September 2021

Pay: NJC payscale D2 point 4-11 depending on experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our dynamic Keystage 2 team at Horsted School, Chatham. We are looking for someone who is passionate about working with children and dedicated to helping support them in their learning. The successful applicant will be expected to support learning in class under the direction of the class teacher; plan for, resource, deliver and monitor intervention groups; and provide cover for teaching staff should the occasion arise.

The post is term time only, 28.33 hours a week, 8:30-3:10 Monday - Friday. Pay is on NJC salary scale D2 points 4 - 11 depending on experience. There may be opportunity for the successful applicant to cover teaching staff at which point, pay will, for the cover time, move to NJC salary scale C2 points 12 - 25 pro rata. Previous experience is an advantage.

The initial contract is fixed term and will have an end date of 22 July 2022

Essential qualities & skills:
  • An individual who has the ability to enthuse and motivate children
  • A commitment to the highest standards of learning
  • Relevant and recent experience of working in a school, preferably in Key Stage 2
  • An ability to communicate, work as part of a successful team, take on board advice, use their initiative and meet deadlines
  • An individual who is organised, efficient and flexible in their approach
  • A good level of English, maths (at least NVQ level 2 or Grade C GCSE/ O' level) and a willingness to further professional development
  • Proficiency in the use of ICT
  • Current knowledge of SEND is desirable

Please note that these posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS and receipt of 2 good references.

Closing Date: 20/05/2021 at 10:00

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 24th May 2021

Information about the school

Horsted School is a Federated Infants and Junior school taught across 14 classes. We have been rated as Outstanding and Good in recent Ofsted inspection respectively. The school has 420 pupils on roll and a supportive staff and Governing Body. As an employer, we value honesty, respect, diligence and commitment whilst supporting well-being.

Horsted school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Please telephone the school on 01634 335402 for more information. Visits to the school are encouraged.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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