Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/02/2019 12:00
Band 5 £17,391 - £17,972 pro rata
Hours per week:
15hrs-17.5 hrs per week - Mornings
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
25 Feb
Further Information

St. Helen’s Primary School is seeking to appoint a skilled, committed and motivated Teaching Assistant to work within our Nursery setting. As part of the role applicants will be expected to support pupils on a 1:1 basis and within groups. It is essential that applicants have knowledge and experience of working with children with SEND.

St. Helen’s Primary School has 325 pupils inclusive of a 26 place Nursery and a 16 place 2-Year-Old provision. We have above average FSM and deprivation. The vision for St. Helen’s Primary School is to ‘enable all pupils (no matter what their background or starting point) to achieve their full potential and promote the school as a ‘beacon’ of the community, where aspirations are achieved and dreams are a reality for all pupils, staff and families’.

The successful candidate should have:

Experience of working with children and those who have a SEND
Good understanding of the Early Years Curriculum and be committed to high quality provision
Excellent communication skills
A positive attitude, flexibility and adaptability
Ability to work with groups and individual pupils under the guidance of a teacher
High expectations

In return you will receive:

Excellent professional development as part of the school team and be given the opportunity to inspire and impact on others
A welcoming environment that is supported by committed, dedicated colleagues
A school which is reflective and strives for continual improvement
A supportive Governing Body who are committed to bringing around rapid improvement and ensuring the well-being of all our pupils

Application packs are available from the school office, or electronic copies can be requested using the email address admin@sthelensschool.org.uk Applications should be returned to Mrs. Carole Bradley (Headteacher). If you wish to visit the school or discuss the role further, then please contact school on 01429 267038.

St. Helen’s Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. These posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and barring list children’s check.

Closing date is: Monday 25th February 12.00 noon
Shortlisting: Monday 25th February (pm)
Interviews: Tuesday 26th February

Please note
This job is closed for applications.