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Job details
Employer Eden Girls School Coventry
Location Coventry
Salary Range £15,238 - £17,547 (£11,497 - £13,240 Pro Rata)
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts As soon as possible

Special Support Assistant (Teaching Assistant)

Eden Girls' School, Coventry

Nurturing Today's Young People, Inspiring Tomorrow's Leaders

Eden Girls’ welcomes applications from those of all faiths and none. We are an inclusive and progressive school that encourages development and a professional ethos. We are part of a successful family of schools, run by the Tauheedul Education Trust. Eden Girls’ School, Coventry is a new 11-18 Academy, which opened in September 2014 and will grow, over the coming years, to school roll of 800 pupils. We have recently moved into a state of the art new build with outstanding facilities for all faculties.

Our mission is to create an outstanding organisation that inspires learners with excellence in academic achievement, character development and service to communities.

We are seeking to appoint a Special Support Assistant (Teaching Assistant) to join our existing team of committed and skilled support staff. 

The role is: 32.5hrs per week / Term Time Only + 1 week.

You will: 

  • Have excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Have an enthusiasm for supporting children with special educational needs
  • Have a passionate belief in our school’s mission statement, including education in a school with a strong faith ethos and the belief that all pupils can make outstanding progress with the best support
  • Be highly organised, ICT literate and have excellent communication and motivational skills to engage young people

Whilst having a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification is desirable, it is not essential. We would welcome applications from qualified graduates who are interested in becoming trained Teaching Assistants.

You will find a school that:

  • is passionate about its mission of ‘promoting a culture of educational excellence’
  • has a supportive ethos and concern for the well-being of all members of our learning community
  • has high ambitions for all and provides excellent opportunities for professional development
  • is well-ordered with high standards of commitment from students, staff and parents.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please call 02476220937 or email Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.

Closing Date: Monday12th December 2016 at 12pm

Interview Date: Thursday 15th December 2016

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About the employer

Eden Girls' School is a secondary Islamic faith school and sixth form for girls aged between 11 and 18. It is located on Stoney Stanton Road in Coventry and was opened in September 2014. It started with 150 year year 7 and year 8 students, and aims f...

Information about Eden Girls School Coventry
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Muslim
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Locations and contacts

Lincoln Street
Off Foleshill Road
West Midlands
United Kingdom