Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Monday 20th September 2021 at 9am
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Battle and Langton, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0HQ
Phone: 01424 775987
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
The Governors and Headteacher at Battle and Langton Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work in our popular, friendly and supportive school.
The role entails working 1-1 and with small groups, supporting children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties to access both the curriculum and the wider aspects of school life. The postholder will support children within our Specialist Nurture Provision - The Pod and in the mainstream classroom setting. We want someone who is understanding, nurturing and can take account of children’s needs and stage of development. There will be additional training available and may suit a candidate that is considering a career in special education.
The successful candidate should:
- have experience of working with children who display a range of social, emotional and behavioural difficulties
- Can support the teacher in recording pupil progress, activities and behaviour
- have a calm, patient and friendly manner with children
- have the ability to use their own initiative and with the support of other school staff, be able to adapt according to each child's individual needs
- Is able to implement planned learning activities as directed by the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupil’s abilities
- Is very flexible, quick to learn and adapt to change
- have a 'can-do' attitude and can display resilience within their role
- feel confident to manage behaviour effectively and seek advice when needed
The successful candidate will be required to participate in whole school activities and to support the Christian ethos of the school.
We strongly recommend that potential applicants visit the school during working hours.
All appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.
Hours: 30 hours per week. Term time only. Working times to be negotiated. Start date September 2021.
Closing date: 9.00 am on Monday 20th September 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 29th September 2021
For more information and an application form please contact the Battle and Langton school office on 01424 775987
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.