Classroom Support Assistant- Scale 6 Teacher Assistant, West Ealing, W13 0DH

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Castlebar SchoolWest Ealing, W13 0DH

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Start date: To be confirmed
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,481 - £23,292
Contract term: Permanent

Classroom Support Assistants

Scale 6 Teaching Assistant, Salary £22,481 - £23,292

Scale 4 Learning Support Assistant, salary £18,496 - £19,507

Term Time Only

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced classroom support staff to join our outstanding school. 


Castlebar is an ‘Outstanding’ Special School for primary aged children with moderate to complex learning difficulties. The school is also the lead school for the Ealing Primary Teaching School Alliance. We are very proud of our achievements, but more than anything we are very proud of the children we are privileged to work with.  

Please ensure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification so that you can establish that you meet the requirements for these posts. The recruitment pack containing the Job description and personal specification is available for download from TES via a link on the school website

All applicants will be required to complete an application form (CVs will not be accepted). You should use the personal statement section of the application to show clear evidence of how you meet the essential requirements stated in the person specification. You should also use the personal statement to show your suitability for the post and what you will bring to the role. 

To be considered you will:

• Have at least 3 years experience of working with children who have special needs

• Have good written and verbal communications skills and be numerate (to be tested)

• Have achieved NVQ qualification (level 2 or 3 minimum) or its equivalent level

• Be able to work as a team, yet use your own initiative

• Be prepared to work with children who may have challenging behaviours.

Ideally candidates will also have:

• Developed skills in differentiated learning a multisensory techniques

• Developed skills and/or have training in structured teaching approaches  e.g. TEACCH/SCERTs

• Developed skills and/or have training in motivational behaviour approaches

 The deadline for applications is 28th October 2019 - Interview dates to be confirmed 

Castlebar is committed to Safeguarding Children - all candidates will require an Enhanced DBS Clearance. Candidates who have lived or worked abroad may require an overseas police check and will be asked to provide a good conduct certificate.

More about Castlebar School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Hathaway Gardens, Ealing, London, W13 0DH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8998 3135
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