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Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Employer:
St Michael's Easthampstead School
Salary:
Pro-rated term time pay: £10,221-£10,826 per annum
Location:
St Michael's Easthampstead CE Aided Primary School, Crowthorne Road, Easthampstead, Bracknell
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
Hours:
25 hours per week. 8.45am-3pm Monday to Friday term time only with a 15 minute break and 1 hour for lunch. The successful candidate will also cover one playtime duty per week for 15 minutes and is paid for this responsibility. Plus INSETS as requested if required to attend.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
01/09/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
Pri/19/105581
St Michael's Easthampstead School

We are a friendly and welcoming primary school with 241 children on roll.

We require a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to:-

  • Support in directed classes
  • Deliver pre-planned specific learning activities across the Key Stages for targeted groups
  • Work one to one with pupils if required

This TA role requires the person to be able to work flexibly across areas and key stages but will be working with our Reception class initially.  Experience of working with children in EYFS is desirable but not essential.

You will be able to work on your own initiative but in co-operation with teaching staff, SENCO/Inclusion manager, Deputy and Assistant Headteacher to provide support in addressing the needs of pupils who require help to overcome barriers to learning.

Applicants should be energetic and enthusiastic, have high expectations of children’s achievements and encourage them to produce their best.  Appropriate training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Interviews: Thursday 12 September 2019

St Michael’s Easthampstead C of E (Aided) Primary School
Crowthorne Road, Easthampstead, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7EH
Tel: 01344 420678 

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.

Disability

We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Safeguarding

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest.

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.

References

On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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