Teaching Assistant, Swindon

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Hazelwood AcademySwindon

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Start date: 4 February 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,863 - £17,007 pro rata (depending on experience)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

£16,863 - £17,007 pro rata (depending on experience)  

16.5 hours per week

Monday to Friday 8.45 – 12.00, term time only 

We are a Primary Academy with an attached Nursery, situated in West Swindon, located just off J16 of the M4. There are currently just over 200 pupils on roll and pupils benefit from a modern, purpose built school building with extensive grounds. The Academy is at an exciting stage in its journey and is committed to securing the future of Hazelwood Academy as a centre of excellence and innovation, where talent is nurtured.

We are looking for two teaching assistants to join our enthusiastic and friendly team. The role will involve supporting the care and supervision of  children with SEN needs in various play, learning and other daily activities, either as 1 to 1 or small group. The successful candidate will be able to maintain a safe working environment, be able to work well as part of a team and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Previous experience of working with children with additional needs would be an advantage.

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

We offer:

  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Access to CPD to enable you to grow and develop in your role
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite

This is a fixed term position and is required to commence from Monday 4 February  2019. The fixed term contract is due to end on the Thursday 25 July 2019.

Closing date: Monday 14 January 2019

 Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing Monday 21 January 2019.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today, use the'Quick Apply' button below.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Stokesay Drive, Toothill, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 497250
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We are a Primary Academy with an attached Nursery, situated in West Swindon, Wiltshire located just off J16 of the M4. There are currently approximately 220 pupils o...