Closing date for applications: 19/01/2022 12:00 pm
Salary: CMAT Salary Band 2 -£18,562- £19,312 (Actual Pro-Rata Salary £7,369.57 - £7,667.34)
Contract: Fixed Term – Attached to a child with an EHCP
Sites: Based at St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy, Scunthorpe
Fixed Term – Attached to a child with an EHCP
17.5 hours per week worked over 38 weeks a year
This will be a fixed-term contract which will be reviewed annually in line with the EHCP.
We are looking to appoint a skilled, resilient Teaching Assistant to work predominantly one to one with a pupil with an Education Health Care Plan.
The successful applicant will:
– Have experience of working with primary aged children as a Teaching Assistant or Teacher.
– Be resilient, have a calm, patient approach and positive attitude.
– Deliver social skills and sensory programmes.
– Be able to adapt plans and use ICT to support children’s learning.
– Be a team player and communicate effectively with staff and parents.
– Be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children, helping them to ‘believe, succeed and soar’.
Confidence to manage and support children with Special Educational Needs and disabilities is essential, as is showing initiative to adapt to individual needs of children. Prior experience of working on a 1:1 basis with children with high needs is desirable.
The working pattern will be: 17.5 hours
St. Bernadette’s is a welcoming, supportive and friendly working environment full of brilliant children and staff. We are part of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Multi Academy Trust. We are committed to high quality professional training and career development.
Please contact the Academy Office if you would like to discuss the role in more depth.
In return we offer:
- A pleasant working environment with like-minded dedicated and supportive colleagues
- Competitive salary
- Pension scheme
- Access to professional development
- Opportunities for CPD
You do not need to be a practising Catholic but must be committed to working within a Christian ethos. You will join a school with a clear vision to unlock the potential of all of our students through our Catholic Virtues. All our staff uphold the core virtues and Catholic ethos of the school, regardless of religious denomination, as we work as a community for our children in order to help them to become fully rounded people who achieve excellent academic results.
If you are interested in applying for the post, application packs are available below.
Applications must be submitted by Wednesday 19th January at 12.00 noon
Interviews will take place on Monday 24th January
We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers.
CV’s will not be accepted.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS Disclosure check, prior to employment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from as diverse a group as possible.
All shortlisted applicants will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.
Completed application forms must be received on the Catholic Education Service (CES) application form and returned to the HR department at [email protected] or submitted below by the closing date.