Specialist Teaching Assistant, Banbury, Oxfordshire

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Blessed George Napier Catholic School and Sixth FormBanbury, Oxfordshire

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Start date: February 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 6, commencing point 18 [FTE £18,070], for 28 hours, term-time only equates to £11,389 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are currently recruiting for a Specialist Teaching Assistant to work 28 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term-time only.

This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to provide direct support to a student who has Cerebral Palsy, assisting with his day-to-day school life and personal care.  The ideal candidate must be organised and responsible, with a positive outlook and an empathetic personality. They will need to be physically fit [manual handling will be an integral part of this role] and will need to use ICT effectively [with the opportunity to undertake further training in this area].   The post-holder will work in conjunction with another specialist TA to provide this high level of care, so excellent communication and teamwork skills are essential

Experience of working in another school, educational setting, or having knowledge of working with those who have a disability would be advantageous, but full training will be provided.

This unique appointment is offered on a fixed-term basis, reviewed towards the end of every academic year, in line with the provision of external funding, but should continue for the duration of the  student’s school life at BGN. 

All applicants must be able to demonstrate an empathy for and understanding of the Catholic Christian ethos of the school.

For further information, please download an application pack via the TES website: www.tes.com/jobs, visit our school website at www.bgn.oxon.sch.uk or contact the school HR Office at hbgn5263@bgn.oxon.sch.uk / 01295 264216.

Please apply using the CES Support Staff Application Form and supporting Forms included in the Application Pack, accompanied by your Letter of Application to the Principal.

BGN IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF ALL STUDENTS AND TO UPHOLDING FUNDAMENTAL BRITISH VALUES.    

WE EXPECT ALL OUR EMPLOYEES TO SHARE THIS COMMITMENT.  

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Addison Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1295 264216
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