Teaching Assistant for Physically Impaired Students, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

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Start date: March 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,781 + £840 fringe, paid pro-rata for hours worked
Contract term: Fixed Term

Are you a calm, confident and reliable person?

Are you self-motivated and enthusiastic with a flexible ‘can-do’ attitude?

Can you work as part of a dedicated team to support the inclusion of students with a range of physical and learning needs?

If so, you might be just what we are looking for! We would like to appoint a ‘Teaching Assistant for Physically Impaired’ students from March 2018 to join a strong and dedicated team of support staff in our SEN department. 

Bushey Meads School provides education for the full ability range of children, including students with varying degrees of special educational needs. The successful candidate will have a varied range of responsibilities, including classroom, general welfare and attention to students’ physical needs. Bushey Meads School strives to ensure that individual needs, interests and abilities are recognised and met. The school works hard to encourage all students to be independent, resilient and able to make positive life choices with confidence regardless of any additional emotional or physical needs they might have.

The post is for 33.00 hours per week (excluding unpaid breaks), term time + 1 week to include 5 INSET days and is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2018 in the first instance. The actual salary is £12,728p.a. + £637p.a. which is APT & C Point 14 plus London Fringe, paid pro-rata for the hours worked. Please note: the post includes personal care duties for students.

Applicants should be educated to post 16 level or above and have a high degree of common sense. Experience of working with young people is desirable but the willingness to undertake suitable training is essential. Applications from candidates with primary school experience are welcome to apply.

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR Team on 020 8955 8833.

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal. Completed application forms should be returned to the school by post or by email to: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk. Please note that CV’s alone and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications:  Tuesday 20th February 2018 (midday)

Interviews: Thursday 1st March 2018

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...