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Teaching Assistant

The Portsmouth Grammar SchoolPortsmouth

We have a part-time, temporary vacancy within our Infant Department to start after half term on 22nd February 2021 or shortly after. The vacancy is offered as a temporary contract for 12 months to February 2022.

The role is based in the Infant Department during the 2020-21 academic year and may support an Infant or Junior School Form from September 2021, depending on the operational needs of the school.

Teaching Assistants work term time only to include all Professional Development Days (INSET) as set out in the school calendar. In addition, there is a requirement to support a small number of events and information evenings each academic year and overtime will be paid for attendance at these events and evenings.

The role is for 29 hours per week from 08.30 to 15.30 on two days and  from 08.30 to 13.30 on three days each week.

Full details are in the attached Job Description.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant childcare qualification to at least NVQ Level 3 and will offer excellent communication skills and an ability to work to targets and deadlines.

Candidates are welcome to apply through the TES website using the application form linked to our advert. Alternatively please download the PGS application form on the school website and submit via email.

The closing date is noon 29th January 2021 and early applications are welcomed.

Remote interviews will be held on 4th February 2021 via Microsoft Teams.

PGS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

PGS has its own, generous salary scale and seeks to attract the best staff possible.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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