Salary: £17,430 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £14,375)
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only
Closing date: Thursday 6 August 2020 at 9am
About the role
TEACHING ASSISTANT - Level 3
CLOSING DATE: Thursday 6 August 2020 at 9am
START DATE: 3 September 2020
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week
We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Full-Time Teaching Assistant in our Secondary phase for our 4-19 free school. This role is a permanent post.
This particular post will initially have responsibility for working with an individual student with Special Educational Needs. The ideal candidate will be experienced in working with children with autism and has a person-centred approach. The general expectation of being a Teaching Assistant at Gildredge House is that you can work on a 1:1 basis and provide differentiated support for the more vulnerable students but also support in a class context.
We received a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement (November 2018). The challenge is to sustain and embed this judgement and then to work on achieving an ‘Outstanding’ judgement at our next Ofsted.
At Gildredge House each individual is known and valued. Students are inspired to discover their passions and realise their academic potential. You will join a strong team of inspirational Teachers and Teaching Assistants in an exciting environment where learning is fun. If you are an imaginative and dynamic practitioner - with the capability of engaging and enthusing all students and the belief that everyone can succeed - we want to hear from you.
As a Teaching Assistant at Gildredge House you will be expected to have the flexibility and skills to work within the department, providing appropriate support to the children and staff team in delivering the curriculum.
Gildredge House offers:
- continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19
- an expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies
- strong discipline
- excellent pastoral care
- a range of extra-curricular activities
- parent and community involvement
- Our school motto: 'Aspire'
- Do you want to be part of a school where your contribution is valued and celebrated?
- Would you like to support children with high aspirations who are keen to learn?
- Do you want to join a staff team that is diverse, collegiate and respected?
Starting Salary: £14,375 pa pro rata (£17,430 FTE) which equates to Grade 4 point 9 on the Support Staff Pay Scale for 2019-2020. You would be required to work 43 weeks per year (includes 36.4 weeks of term-time plus 1 week of INSET plus 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday), and 35 hours per week.
Hours of Work: 8am-4pm Monday to Friday
If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website.
Please complete the Application for Employment and References & Monitoring Form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday 6 August 2020 at 9am.
If you wish to discuss the post further, please contact the Director of Sixth Form Miss Jemma Graffham on the following email address: email@example.com
Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check and a Declaration that you are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2006.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.