Teaching Assistant

Job advert

This role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a dedicated and nurturing team in supporting learning, progress and attainment within the classroom - developing student learning to improve life chances. 


You will need to be patient and calm, with a consistent and positive approach to managing students’ behaviour and have an understanding of how students learn.  You should be a flexible team player with an interest in developing further professionally.  You will work with the teacher in class in assisting those students requiring specialist classroom support.  There will also be opportunities to run small group interventions outside of the classroom depending on specialism.


You should have strong ICT skills and a good command of English and Maths are necessities (GCSE, or equivalent), and ideally you will have an interest in dyslexia or ASD.


Pay scale G3/4  FTE £16,497 - £19,974 (actual £11,718 -  £14,187 per annum).  30 hours per week (Monday to Friday), across 39 weeks per year.


The role directly relates to the number of children requiring specialist classroom support and is dependent on funding remaining in place


For an informal discussion about the post, please call Mrs Kate Marrill, Deputy Headteacher


For more information and an application pack, please visit www.thebeaconschool.co.uk 


Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 16 October 2019


We reserve the right to call candidates to interview prior to application deadline, or withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a high level of response.  Therefore, we would recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


It is the school’s policy to obtain references for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview.  If you have concerns regarding this, please notify us.


Applicants will be required to demonstrate their commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in line with the school’s policies and procedures. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role.