Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/10/2019 12:00
£11,904-£12,143 Pro rated
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Beaufront First School
Post Number:
Closing date:
18 Oct
Further Information

Beaufront First School

Nurturing Happiness, Achievement and Respect

Teaching Assistant
Fixed Term Contract to support 2 children
Variable hours contract range 15-30, initially 28 hours per week
Term Time only
Band 3 point 5 to point 6
£18,795-£19,171 FTE Salary
(£11,904-£12,143 Pro rated)

Beaufront First School is a small rural First School with an inclusive ethos and a very friendly and welcoming staff. We strive for the highest standards for all of our pupils. Beaufront has a wonderful location with beautiful outdoor spaces and is located a short distance outside of Hexham. Further information about the school can be found on our website.

Our governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join their very successful team from 4.11.19 or as soon as possible after that date.

You will be required to work closely with teachers and external professionals to provide individual support for named children. As part of this provision, you will also support larger groups of children at some times.
The successful candidate must:
• have an empathetic but firm approach to support children and build self- esteem
• be able to build strong relationships with children while encouraging independence in behaviour and learning skills
• have excellent classroom management skills;
• have some experience of meeting a range of Special Educational Needs;
• have confidence in their own literacy and numeracy skills;
• have the highest expectations of pupil performance;
Some experience in supporting children with communication and language difficulties would be an advantage.

The working pattern will be:
Monday to Thursday : 9.00 am to 3.30 pm
Friday 9.00 a.m to 1.00 pm

There may be an opportunity to job share this post, depending on candidates’ availability.
We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure is required for this post.

Informal discussions or visits to the school prior to interview are encouraged. Please contact Mrs Fran Booth to arrange a visit. Tel: 01434 602903 or admin@beaufront.northumberland.sch.uk.

Application forms can be downloaded from this website and are also available from the school by telephoning the school office.

Completed applications should be returned directly to the Beaufront First School either by post to the Head Teacher, Eileen Daniel, BFS, Near Sandhoe, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 4LY
or by email to admin@beaufront.northumberland.sch.uk.

Closing Date 12.00 noon
on Friday 18th of October 2019
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 21.10.19

website: www.beaufront.northumberland.sch.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.