Teaching Assistant Level 2 + SSA

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/11/2019 23:59
Grade D, £18,795 - £19,171 + SSA £1,289 pro ratato term time only
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Swalwell Primary School
Closing date:
13 Nov
Further Information

To start January 2020
Fixed term post to 31 August 2020.

The Governing Body and Headteacher of Swalwell Primary School are seeking to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking Level 2 Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate wil provide support for a child in lower Key Stage 2.

The successful applicant must be enthusiastic and caring showing empathy and patience in what will be a demanding and challenging role providing 1-1 support for a child with ASD. Knowledge and understanding of approaches when working with children with ASD are desirable, including experience of working with children with challenging behaviours.

In return we can offer the successful candidate:
Parents, carers, pupils and staff who are in full support of the school.
A fully inclusive school where pupils feel safe and enjoy being part of the close-knit family.
Hardworking and dedicated staff who place the children at the centre of what we do.
A supportive governing body
Happy, polite and respectful children.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Mrs R Hocking, Headteacher, will be showing prospective candidates around at 11am on Wednesday 6th November. If you would like to come and look around our school, please telephone school in advance 0191 433 4000.

If successful you will need to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

For more information about our school, please visit www.swalwellprimary.org.

Shortlisting will take place on 14th November.
Interviews will be held on 28th November 2019.

Closing Date: 13 November 2019.

Application packs are available from Mrs R Taylor, School Business Manager by email to swalwellprimaryschool@gateshead.gov.uk or alternatively, you can apply online via Gateshead Council at www.gateshead.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.