We have an exciting opportunity for a new teaching assistant to join our vibrant and exciting school. The successful candidate will work alongside teachers assisting children from a range of ages and across a broad and engaging curriculum. Dunhurst is renowned for its child-centred approach to learning and focus on a love of learning; we expect adults working at the school to be role models for this ethos and to have high expectations of students, having built up good pastoral relationships with them.
Applicants should have the following skills:
- Secure understanding of Maths and English (GCSE grade C or above)
- Enthusiasm with a commitment to education
- Flexibility and dedication- Dunhurst is a busy and exciting place
The weekly working pattern is from 8.45am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday for 33 term time weeks a year; there are also 3 INSET days to work throughout the year.
Our school is a unique educational establishment, set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. Our aim is to create an environment where questioning, divergent thinking and freedom to learn from mistakes are all encouraged. Central to our success is the sense that each person is a member of our community whose voice is entitled to be heard and treated with respect. Both our staff and students expect of each other the best kind of relationships – co-operative, authentic and trustful.
To succeed in this position, you should be keen to play a full and inclusive role in the life of our busy boarding community and be able to contribute to the development of our innovative school.
Our benefits include onsite parking, free school lunches during term-time, life assurance, pension and personal accident cover.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply link.
Closing date: Monday 9 September 2019 at 9.00am
Interview date: Friday 13 September 2019
Bedales is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All teaching posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will undergo safeguarding screening including an enhanced DBS and Barred List check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a Prohibition from Teaching Check.