Teaching Assistant, Somerset

Closing date:

Critchill Special SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary scale Grade 2 / 3 Points 4 – 6 depending on experience.
Contract term: Fixed Term

2  x Teaching Assistants required 

30.67 hours per week (5 days per week term time only)

Fixed Term (until August 2020)

Salary scale Grade 2 / 3 Points 4 – 6 depending on experience. 

(Actual Salary £13,063 - £13,596)

The successful candidates will be required to work with pupils who have a range of complex learning difficulties including autistic spectrum disorder, and social and emotional difficulties.

We are looking for someone who is adaptable and enthusiastic, has good interpersonal skills and is able to use their own initiative as well as working well as part of a team.  Previous experience and an understanding of supporting children with a personalised curriculum is desirable.

The successful candidates will join an innovative and aspirational school environment. 

We can offer:

• Lively and enthusiastic pupils who thrive within a supportive environment

• Our strong, inclusive links with local mainstream schools

• Committed governors and parents who care passionately about their school

• A friendly and supportive team

• On-going investment in continuous professional development opportunities 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for the role.

For further information or to apply please visit the website at http://www.critchill.somerset.sch.uk under the Welcome banner or contact the office staff on 01373 464148.  Visits to the school are encouraged.

Critchill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including Gaps in Employment checks, contacting past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date :       11th December 2019 12 noon

Interview Date :    17th December 2019

Please note that, due to the high level of interest in our staff vacancies, we are only able to contact applicants who have been shortlisted for interview.  

More about Critchill Special School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Nunney Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4LB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1373 464148