Manor Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic educator to work as a Teaching Assistant on a one to one basis supporting children with special educational needs.
Our Teaching Assistants play a positive part in the education and social development of children, supporting them to access the curriculum. Under the guidance and direction of the SENCo and class teacher, you will be supporting a child with special needs on a one to one basis in delivering a package of support which will be highly personalised to the needs of the child.
We are looking for someone with patience, dedication and flexibility alongside a commitment to personal development and to attend formal training as required. You must be a good communicator with high expectations and a real empathy with children. Experience of working with early years and/or primary aged children with special needs is desirable.
We can offer you the opportunity to work with a fantastic group of children who are focused and committed in their learning. You will also be working with a friendly and supportive team of professionals.
About Manor Primary School
Manor Primary School is a popular 2 form entry school and the oldest school in Didcot, with the infants still being housed in our historic Victorian building. We joined the GLF Schools Multi Academy Trust in May 2019 to strengthen & broaden the teaching and learning opportunities for all. We continue to develop our highly creative curriculum and growth mind-set pedagogy.
What we are looking for
• Practitioners who are passionate about helping children reach their full potential
• Enthusiasm and commitment
• The ability to work effectively, independently and as part of a team
• Sensitivity to the needs of all children
• Good literacy and mathematics skills
• The ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
• To be able to attend staff training and meetings when required
Why work at Manor Primary School:
• We can offer you well behaved and hard-working pupils
• Supportive, friendly and dedicated staff
• A strong belief in the development of the whole child through a broad and balanced curriculum
• A commitment to your on-going professional development
Salary: GLF Support Staff Grade (G3/4) £17,322 - £20,523 FTE (pro-rata £12,458 - £14,760)
Hours: 30 hours per week, 8.30am – 3pm Monday to Friday (term time only + inset days)
Closing date for applications: 28th February 2020
Interview date: TBA
We positively encourage informal visits and look forward to showing you around our school. To arrange an appointment, please contact the school office.
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.