Enhanced Teaching Assistant, Sedgefield

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Sedgefield Community CollegeSedgefield
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 5 Point 18-22 (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent


(37 hours per week – Term time only plus ten days)  

Salary; Grade 5, Point 18 – 22 (£18,070 - £20,661) 

(Please note the salary is pro rata and the salary scale above is for full time work).  Actual Salary (£16,262- £18,594)  

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.  

As one of the few North East secondary schools to be judged by OFSTED to be ‘outstanding’, Sedgefield offers applicants a fantastic opportunity to further develop their career working alongside aspirational students and a committed and talented staff team. 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.  

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.  

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form.  Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment cannot be progressed without this declaration.  

This role is customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.  As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.  

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 Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check  

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

Application forms and further details can be downloaded from our website:  www.sedgefieldcommunitycollege.co.uk.

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