Enhanced Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/03/2019 23:59
£19554 - £21589 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Wellfield School
Closing date:
27 Mar
Further Information

Enhanced Teaching Assistant
37hrs per week, term time plus 2 weeks, temporary until 31 August

The Governors of this vibrant and successful school are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated person to become part of our Learning Support Unit. The successful candidates will work proactively with students to help to reintegrate them into mainstream classes. The ability to work closely with colleagues and to offer support and guidance is essential.

Candidates should have:

• 4 GCSEs Grade A*-C, including English and Maths
• NNEB, CACHE, BTEC, NVQ3 or equivalent qualification
• Experience of working with challenging children
• Experience of supporting young people to overcome barriers to learning
• Sound practical, interpersonal and organisational skills

An £8.5million refurbishment was completed in the summer of 2014, resulting in an excellent learning environment offering state of the art facilities. Situated only 8 miles to the east of Durham City the school is well located for access to the A19 and A1(M). It is also within comfortable driving distance of affordable housing and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service).

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 27th March 2019. Interviews to be held during the week beginning 1st April 2019.

Application packs are available via the school website www.wellfieldschool.net

Completed applications must be returned to the school.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Please note this post is not open to job share.

Wellfield School
North Road East,
Co Durham,
TS28 5AX

Tel: 01429 838783
Email: contact@wellfieldschool.net
Website: www.wellfieldschool.net

Please note
This job is closed for applications.