Teaching Assistant - Fixed term (part time), Brockworth, Gloucester

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Brockworth Primary AcademyBrockworth, Gloucester

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £7,398 actual salary
Contract term: Fixed Term

Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term (Part time)

£17,772 pro rata, £7,398 actual salary

15 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

‘Pupils have a positive attitude to their learning and are keen to do well. There is a strong respectful relationship between pupils and adults’. (Ofsted 2014)

Brockworth Primary Academy caters for children from ages 4 – 11. There are approximately 280 children on our register in Foundation, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. 

We have large spacious classrooms, an ICT suite, iPads in every class, an academy library, excellent resources for the curriculum and attractive grounds, which include a pond, nature area and plenty of space for sports. We have many active sports teams including football, rugby and netball.  

Do you enjoy working with children and new challenges? 

Brockworth  Primary Academy is looking to appoint an experienced, qualified Teaching Assistant to support a child in Y2 who has an  Education Health Care Plans (communication and interaction) and has a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

We require a Teaching Assistant with experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. The role will involve supporting the child on a 1:1 basis, within small groups and in whole class situations.

The ability to form a safe, secure and supportive relationship with the child whilst showing patience and understanding will be an essential requirement of the successful candidate.

You will work under the direction and guidance of the Principal, Head of Inclusion and Class Teacher to assist in the educational and social development of this child. 

The successful candidate will have a teaching assistant qualification; working hours will be from 1000-1300, 5 days a week. The post will start ASAP and in the first instance, be fixed term until 31 August 2018 and is linked to the child’s needs which are assessed annually. 

What we will offer:

  • Supportive, friendly, positive and fun working environment. 
  • Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children. 
  • A school with exciting and attractive learning environments.
  • Committed and supportive staff, parents and Governors
  • A welcoming and warm working environment where everyone is valued and respected
  • A commitment to developing your skills and experience through a tailored CPD programme

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

This is a fixed term contract linked to the child’s needs which are assessed annually.  The successful candidate will be required to commence as soon as possible.  

Closing date: Wednesday 21 February 2018 at 3pm.   Interviews are scheduled to take place Tuesday 27 February 2018.

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. To apply for this position please click on the 'quick apply' button.

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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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Moorfield Road, Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 4JL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1452 862809

Brockworth Primary Academy is a growing academy which serves the community of Brockworth in Gloucester and we are proud of our 'Good' Ofsted rating.

At Brockworth Primary Academy we have created a happy, secure and caring environment, a place childre...