Teaching Assistant, Middlesbrough

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Abingdon Primary SchoolMiddlesbrough
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade D £12,329 point 16 (pro rata)
Contract term: Temporary

Aspiring to excellence: Our Vision is to create an inclusive community that supports the well-being of every child and their family to enhance enjoyment, raise achievement and aspiration to all, and to ensure that children and families are supported through their learning journey from birth through school life in pursuit of excellence.

An exciting opportunity to be at the centre of an innovative approach to delivering services for families with children under 5, as part of Abingdon Primary School and Children Centre.

Post Title: Teaching Assistant (2 posts) Temporary until 31st August 2018

Hours per week: 31.25 hours, term-time only

Purpose of the Post:

The Governors wish to appoint a teaching assistant to join the school team. The successful candidate will work to support the learning of pupils and contribute to the life of the school.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, flexible and self-motivated Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate will support children within the Early Years setting working with our 2 and 3 year-old children.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an excellent teaching assistant;
  • Support the teacher and team to ensure children make excellent progress;
  • Have high expectations and an unwavering belief in the potential of every child;
  • Want to make a difference to the lives of local children;
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Be committed to working in partnership with teachers, parents and the community;
  • Be a committed team player who enjoys working collaboratively;
  • Be committed to their own professional development.

Visits to the School and Children’s Centre are welcomed on either Tuesday 6th February 3.30 – 4.30pm or Thursday 8th February 9.00 – 10.00am. Please contact Debra Baxter, PA to the Head Teacher, via the school office on 01642 210567 to arrange a visit.

Abingdon Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to evidence of eligibility to work in the UK, satisfactory DBS, medical clearance and references that recommend the candidate without reservation.

Application forms can also be downloaded via the school website ‘job vacancies’ www.abingdonprimary.org.uk

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post to the above address or via e-mail to debra.baxter@abingdonprimary.org.uk no later than midday on Friday 16th February.

Closing date: Friday 16th February noon
Interview: Thursday 22nd February

Abingdon Primary School and Children’s Centre
Abingdon Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3JR
Head Teacher: Adam Cooper
Telephone: 01642 210567

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