Grade 2 Teaching Assistant, Barnsley

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Springwell Learning CommunityBarnsley
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual Salary
Contract term: Permanent

2 Posts, Term Time Only, 33 Hours per week  

Do you want a career where you make a difference to the lives of children and young people?

Do you want to be inspired on a daily basis by your work in a values driven organisation?

Post holders will be responsible for supporting small groups and individuals with Maths, English, reading, S.E.A.L, practical activities (including leading sport, physical education and outdoor learning), supporting pupils to develop resilience, social skills and self-esteem plus using effective strategies for supporting pupils with SEN/Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties.

Successful candidates may be deployed in one of our dispersed Alternative Academy settings or in the Special Academy. Most vacancies will be working with one tutor group in one of key stages 2, 3 or 4.

The Teaching Assistant positions may suit those wishing to develop a career within the Special Education Sector. College/University graduates are welcome to apply as full training will be offered to candidates wishing to develop a career in this setting. Springwell Special Academy is a National Teaching School (Barnsley TSA) and is therefore able to offer a career path for aspiring teachers through a rigorous development programme.

If you have a background or training in physical education, sports coaching or outdoor learning and can also support pupils with their literacy, numeracy and academic learning, you may be an ideal candidate to support pupils with low self-esteem to boost their resilience so they can succeed in education and beyond.

Closing date for applications: Monday 21st August 2017 at 5pm


Springwell Learning Community is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced disclosure and barring services check. Post holders using their own vehicle for work purposes are responsible for arranging adequate business insurance cover.

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