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Teaching Assistant

The Heys SchoolPrestwich

The Heys School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and passionate Teaching Assistant. Applicants should be creative and forward thinking and have the drive and motivation to support the further development of the department and the school.

You will join our friendly and supportive Special Educational Needs Department.  Acting under the direction of the school's SENCO, the successful candidate will provide general support to staff and pupils.

What we are looking for:  

• Experience of working with children/young adults 

• High levels of commitment and enthusiasm  

• Initiative, flexibility and ability to work independently  

• Calm under pressure  

• Punctual and reliable 

To start as soon as possible on a temporary contract to possibly become permanent if the right candidate is found.  

You will be joining a committed team of staff, who work with enthusiastic and positive students, who are keen to learn. The school is on an exciting journey as they work in partnership with The Rowan Learning Trust.

Employees of The Heys School have a responsibility for, and must be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please complete the application form, paying particular attention to the job description and a supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 outlining why you are interested in the opportunity and how your application addresses the requirements for the role.  The short listing will take into account how you have demonstrated that your abilities match the skills and experience detailed in that document.

Advert may be withdrawn at any point if the right candidate is found. 

31 hours per week TTO plus days GBP £14,107 per year (Actual salary £14,107 per annum (£19,994 full time equivalent)

Enhanced DBS checks will be conducted.   Post is subject to safer recruitment process.

Head Teacher: Miss R Evans

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