SEND Teaching Assistant, Swindon

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Hazelwood AcademySwindon

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Start date: 07 May 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: SCP 11 - £17,007 FTE
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

SCP 11 - £17,007 FTE

Monday - Friday 12.00pm - 3.15pm

16.25 hours per week, 12 weeks per year

Hazelwood Academy opened on the 1st June 2013 following the successful conversion of its predecessor school and is sponsored by the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  We are a Primary Academy with an attached Nursery, situated in West Swindon, located just off J16 of the M4. There are currently just over 200 pupils on roll and pupils benefit from a modern, purpose built school building with extensive grounds. The Academy is at an exciting stage in its journey and is committed to securing the future of Hazelwood Academy as a centre of excellence and innovation, where talent is nurtured. 

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our enthusiastic and friendly team. The role will involve supporting the care and supervision of children with SEND in various play, learning and other daily activities. The successful candidate will be able to maintain a safe working environment, be able to work well as part of a team and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Previous experience of working in an SEND setting, particularly with students with ASD or MLD would be an advantage. 

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

We offer:

  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite

This position is required to commence from Tuesday 07 May 2019

Closing date: Monday 22 April 2019

Interviews : Thursday 25 April 2019

There is potential for this role to be combined with our other part-time vacancy for the right candidate.  

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, click the ‘Quick Apply’ button today.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Stokesay Drive, Toothill, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8DR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1793 497250
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We are a Primary Academy with an attached Nursery, situated in West Swindon, Wiltshire located just off J16 of the M4. There are currently approximately 220 pupils o...