Teaching Assistant 3 (SEN specialist), Leyland, Lancashire

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Balshaw's Church Of England High SchoolLeyland, Lancashire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £20,541 - £23,866 pro rata
Contract term: Fixed Term

The school is looking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic individual to the position of Teaching Assistant to support teachers and students in any designated year group. The successful applicant will ensure that every child is able to gain the most from their education by supporting them with their additional needs in order to maximise their learning as required. We are looking for creative candidates who will make a big impact in the life and learning environment of our pupils. This particular TA role will have a focus on supporting a child with visual impairment who will require close support. However, the successful applicant will have a keen interest in working with all children and in supporting and developing their learning.This is a fixed term contract pending review of the visually impaired child’s needs at the end of academic year 2018/19.  As TA3s our teaching assistants can be called upon to provide cover at times. 

As a member of our successful Teaching Assistant team you will have good interpersonal skills, be flexible and focused on the needs and wellbeing of the child. You will be a team player with a ‘can do’ approach to work and a good sense of humour.

The closing date is midnight on Monday 4th June.

Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 7th June, and interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 12th June.

Please note that the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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More about Balshaw's Church Of England High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Church Road, Leyland, Preston, Lancashire, PR25 3AH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 421009