Teaching Assistant, Hedge End, Southampton

Closing date:

Wildern SchoolHedge End, Southampton

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade B – Step 1 FTE £18,065, Actual Annual Salary £13,171.68. Fixed term in the first instance to 31st August 2020.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teaching Assistant – 30.75 hours per week, 8.15am to 4.00pm Monday and Thursday and 8.15am to 3.00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, Term Time only. Grade B – Step 1 FTE £18,065, Actual Annual Salary £13,171.68. Fixed term in the first instance to 31st August 2020.

We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic, calm, and who has a genuine interest in working with students who have a variety of additional needs. It is expected that you would work closely with teaching and non-teaching staff and provide support across a range of different curriculum subjects. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work flexibly and independently are important qualities for the role. 

Applicants should be able to communicate well verbally and have a good standard of numeracy and literacy. Experience within the classroom would be an advantage.

If you are a graduate considering a career in teaching this could be an ideal stepping stone.

Benefits of working for our trust include:

• Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes

• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice

• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice

• Friendly and sociable colleagues

• Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre

• Good transport links

• Free on-site car park

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from our website www.wildern.org where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Closing Date: Midday Monday 27th January 2020.

Please note, we reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive applications that meet the criteria, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

More about Wildern School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 4EJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1489 783473
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