Enhanced Teaching Assistant, Durham, County

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Sedgefield Community CollegeDurham, County
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Start date: April 2020 (negotiable)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 5 point 7-12
Contract term: Permanent

(37 hours per week – Term time only + 10 days)

Salary; Grade 5, Point 7 – 12 £19,554 - £21,589 (Please note the salary indicated is for full time work. However, the actual Salary at pro rata is £17,599- £19,430)

Would you like to progress your career in a school recently judged by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’, a school where both student achievement and attitudes to learning are amongst the best in the entire North East and Cumbria region? Would you also like to work in a fantastic, newly built school, set in one of County Durham’s most scenic areas? If the answer to each of these questions is ‘yes’ then Sedgefield Community College could be right for you.

The role of Enhanced Teaching Assistant involves providing effective support to identified individuals and groups of SEN students under the guidance of our SEND Coordinator.  This includes working alongside teachers and other professionals helping ensure work programmes are accessible to individuals and that tasks are being completed as intended. In addition, the role requires post holders to take a key role in the delivery of literacy and numeracy developments programmes.

This post may be particularly attractive to those who would like to make a career in teaching and would like to first gain experience in a highly supportive school setting.

Applicants should complete an application form and indicate through a letter (no more than two sides of A4) how their experience to date has prepared them for this role and how they would ensure future success. 

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Disclosure and identity verification.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Application materials can be downloaded from the vacancies section of the school website www.sedgefieldcommunitycollege.co.uk  Completed applications are to be returned to personnel@sedgefield.cc 

Should you wish to discuss this post further or visit the college then please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Penny Walmsley on 01740 617777 or e-mail p.walmsley@sedgefield.cc

The closing date for applications is: Monday 20th January 2020 (12 noon)

Interviews to be held : Week Commencing 20th January 2020

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