Teaching assistant (Fixed term contract, linked to - Thursday 21st November 2019
Teaching assistant (Fixed term contract, linked to pupil funding)
NJC Level 3A points 5 – 7, actual salary £14,438 - £15,283 per annum
32.5 hours, term time only + 5 CPD days
Appointment to start ASAP
Harrold Primary Academy has a well-deserved reputation for the significant contribution that it makes to the personal and academic achievement of all of its pupils.
In addition, Harrold Primary Academy is part of the very successful Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF). This is a multi-academy trust made up of five excellent member academies, which has a commitment to excellence in education and puts student progress at the heart of all it does. SAF has an outstanding reputation and provides a strong support network and a variety of opportunities for staff in each of its academies.
We are looking to appoint a committed teaching assistant to join our supportive and dedicated team. Experience of working within a similar environment would be preferred although training can be provided for applicants wishing to have a profound impact on the lives of young people on a daily basis and gain experience in this field.
Your role will include working with a specific child with special education needs, on an individual basis to support their social and educational development. A passion for pupil progress is essential together with calmness and the ability to build relationships. You will be required to use your initiative to use individual development targets to support their learning and development. A good working knowledge of sign language is advantageous.
We encourage enthusiastic and motivational candidates who share a genuine passion for the post to apply.
Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, by appointment.
Closing date: Monday, 2nd December 2019 at 9.00am
Interview date: Monday, 9th December 2019
Please return your application form to: The HR Department, Sharnbrook Academy Federation, c/o Great Ouse Academy, Seaforth Gardens, Bedford, MK40 4TJ
Telephone: 01234 907896
Applications from agencies and personal CV’s will not be accepted
Sharnbrook Academy Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession.
Applications close Sunday 1st December 2019