36 Working Hours – 39 Weeks per Year
The governing body and leadership team of St Georges are seeking a committed professional to join our valued Teaching Assistant team.
The candidate will be an excellent practitioner, with a proven record in helping to promote excellent learning and outcomes for children. The majority of your work will be class based supporting children. In addition, some of your role will be made up of lunchtime provision support, our extra-curricular offer and pastoral work.
The successful applicant must have the following qualities:
A deep understanding of and passion for high quality education.
A commitment to inclusion and SEND support that enables children to learn well and thrive as learners.
Knowledge of how to support children with SEND
A commitment to professional learning and development (All TAs have at least 50 hours of CPD a year as part of their directed time).
Experience of supporting high quality classroom teaching including phonics and mastery-based mathematics.
Understanding of how to promote high quality oracy and language.
Ability to develop good relationships with children, colleagues and parents. Understanding of how to apply positive behaviour management approaches.
Ability to work constructively as part of a team.
Willingness to show initiative and apply common sense.
Experience of supporting assessment and planning for next steps in a child’s learning.
We will offer, in return:
Enquiring children, with a thirst for learning.
A committed and dedicated staff and governing body.
A commitment to your professional development. This includes full induction and access to extensive CPD.
A superb school environment for you to work in.
Many employee benefits including subsidised meals and access to health services.
The successful candidates will receive a full induction for their role including safeguarding awareness and practice. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, we will undertake general online searches for all shortlisted candidates, this may include social media and video platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok and You Tube. Online searches will only examine data that is publicly available, and the aim is to identify any incidents or issues. Any areas of concern will be discussed during the interview process. For further information about Safer Recruitment procedures please refer to the school’s website: https://www.stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk/page/safeguarding-at-st-georges/36170 and Wirral Council’s Child Protection Procedures; https://www.wirralsafeguarding.co.uk/procedures/
Closing date is: 12noon on Friday 24th November 2023 We will shortlist candidates on Tuesday 28th November 2023 (we cannot offer feedback on unsuccessful applications)
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th December 2023
School tour for prospective candidates who want to know more about the position and your working environment will be held on Monday 20th November @ 3.45pm. If you want to attend this tour please let our HR team now by e-mailing them. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Application forms can be found online at www.wirral.gov.uk. Applications should be returned marked for the attention of Mylie Barker, HR Officer to: email@example.com
The school is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of our children and expects the same level of commitment from all staff.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Level CRB check.
All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability
St George's Primary School
St George's Road
Tel: 0151 638 6014