Teaching Assistant L3 (Maternity Cover), Sheffield

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King Edward VII SchoolSheffield
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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 4 Point 17-22 £17,772-£20,661 pro rata
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: No

KING EDWARD VII SCHOOL  SHEFFIELD Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2PW Tel: 0114 2662518   Fax: 0114 2687690 e-mail: office@kes.sheffield.sch.uk  “The School has an exceptional, harmonious community with respect for others at its core”  Leadership and Management – Outstanding Sixth Form – Outstanding” OFSTED 2015 Fully comprehensive 11-18 school with 1650 on roll, including 500 in Sixth Form  

Teaching Assistant L3 (MATERNITY COVER) Teaching Assistant Level 3; full time (32.5 hours) Grade 4 Point 17-22  £17,772 - £20,661  (pro-rata) Required from 1 January 2018

  You will join a dedicated Learning Support Department providing support to students with a wide range of learning, behavioural and / or emotional or other special educational needs.  You will be expected to work flexibly and sensitively with groups and individuals.   You will be part of a strong team of professional education support staff making a vital contribution to the success of the School.  We wish to appoint a colleague who:  

• enjoys working with a wide range of young people and adults in a busy learning  environment 

• has a knowledge and understanding of young people from varied backgrounds and communities 

• has excellent  organisational  skills  and is reliable, efficient, flexible and adaptable 

• has strong Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills

 • has excellent  inter-personal  skills and can use initiative when necessary 

• has relevant experience of successfully supporting  the learning  of young people of secondary school age 

 • wants to make a real contribution to the life of this school 

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed school, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Criminal Records Disclosure forms in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997  

Applicants should complete a standard Sheffield LA application form and also write a letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4 – using font size 12) stating: 

1.    Why they are applying for the post 

2.    How their experience so far has prepared them for the post 

3.    What their priorities for the year would be  

Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. Please return your application form DIRECT to the school.  Further information about the School is available on the School website. For further details please contact Jo Jackson   jjackson15@kes.sheffield.sch.uk  

 Closing date: 12 noon Friday 17 November 2017

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Address: Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 266 2518