Teaching Assistant - Hexham Priory

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 16/09/2019 12:00
£16,191 - £16,491 (to be prorated)
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Schools - Support
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Hexham Priory School
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16 Sep
Further Information

Part of the Eden Academy Trust family of schools, Hexham Priory is a school for pupils with complex learning difficulties aged 2 to19 years. The Local Advisory Board is seeking to appoint Level Two Teaching Assistants with immediate effect.

Previous experience of working with children and/or working with children or young people with learning disabilities is desirable. The successful applicant must be able to work as part of a team as well as being able to use initiative when appropriate. The successful candidates will be expected to work with pupils of all ages and to undertake all activities as required during their time at the school.

The successful candidates will work under the guidance of teaching and senior staff to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the class in the management of pupils. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the normal teaching area, which may include swimming, riding for the disabled etc. The candidate must have GCSE Grades 5-9 in English and Maths (or equivalent) and good IT skills.

These posts are variable hours’ contracts between 21 and 35 hours - initially for 35 hours per week (term time plus 5 days). Permanent and fixed term contracts are available.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List.

Further information about the school can be found on our website – www.hexhamprioryschool.co.uk

An application pack, including an application form, is available to download below. Please ensure that application form and criminal records declaration form are all completed and returned to enable the application to be considered. Application forms should also include the email addresses of your referees.

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by e-mail, no later than midday on 16 September 2019. Interviews will take place in the week beginning 23 September 2019. Shortlisted applicants will have the opportunity to view the school and sign the application forms prior to interview.

School Name: Hexham Priory School
Full address: Corbridge Road, Hexham
Postcode: NE46 1UY
Tel.: 01434 605021
e-mail: admin@hexham.northumberland.sch.uk
Website address: www.hexhamprioryschool.co.uk

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This job is closed for applications.