Contract type: Fixed Term
Working pattern: Part time, term time only
Closing Date: Friday 15 January 2021
About the role
Required as soon as possible in the New Year. Current hourly rate £9.09. Hours of work 16.5 minimum up to 27.5 per week, term time only (with the expectation of attending some inset days if the programme is relevant). Fixed term contract until July 2021 in the first instance.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join our supportive and successful Additional Learning Support team. The role involves working closely with our SEND/EHCP students across a range of subjects to support students’ learning in mainstream classes and in specific Intervention sessions.
This would include:
- Supporting students to access lessons across the school;
- Developing an understanding of the needs of the students you will be working with;
- Building students’ self-esteem and confidence;
- Monitoring, recording and reporting on student progress;
- Working 1:1 or in small groups with students.
If you have a genuine passion for education, and a desire to make a positive difference, excellent organisation and communication skills and a friendly and professional manner then we would be interested to hear from you. The successful candidate will be able to establish a positive, supportive relationship with our more vulnerable students. They will be flexible and able to adapt both to the developing needs of the students and the requirements of the teacher and department. The ability to work calmly under pressure and a willingness to learn and work with our digital systems will be required.
We value and want to sustain the rich experience and level of expertise and skills our current team possess and therefore we welcome applications from people who come from a range of backgrounds, especially those working with children. We have a strong commitment to developing our staff and the successful candidate can expect to engage in a range of training activities. As such this is an excellent preparation for anyone considering a career in either teaching or supporting students’ learning.
If you are passionate about making a positive impact to children’s learning and are interested in applying for this role, please download further information and an application form from our website www.wardenpark.co.uk. Please return your completed application form by email or direct any questions to email@example.com Please note, we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.
Warden Park Secondary Academy is part of the Sussex Learning Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check and well as other pre-employment checks.
Closing Date: 9.00am 15th January 2021 Interviews: As soon as possible thereafter
Warden Park Academy, Broad Street, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17 5DP
Headteacher: Dom Kenrick
Tel: 01444 457881 Fax: 01444 417024
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.