Teaching Assistant supporting a child with Medical Needs, Bexley

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Belmont Primary SchoolBexley
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Bexley 05/01 – 05/04 dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Status:     Permanent
Hours/Percentage of Week: 30  
Weeks per year:   38

Belmont Primary School is a successful, fully inclusive, oversubscribed two form entry school with a Nursery and specialist provision for pupils with visual impairment and physical/medical needs. Our staff are hardworking and enthusiastic and pupils enjoy learning in a stimulating environment. Belmont School is part of a hard federation with Woodside School.  The two schools share one Executive Headteacher. 

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Teaching Assistant. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication interpersonal skills and have experience of working with children. The successful candidate will join a friendly, supportive team with opportunities for further training. For this post we are particularly interested in someone who has worked with pupils with medical needs and is willing to be trained to meet the individual pupil’s needs. 

We can offer you the opportunity:

  • To work in a safe, successful and inclusive school community.
  • To have access to a wide range of resources and support to help you in the role.
  • To work as part of an experienced teaching team
  • To further develop and enhance your skills through continuing professional development.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Visits to the school are encouraged.  To apply for an application pack please email officemanagerbelmont@bwf.education   or alternatively contact Mrs Sue Gonzalez, Office Manager on 01322 432057

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 15th June 2018 at 12 noon

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

For further information about the school please visit the school website. www.belmont.bexley.sch.uk


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