Teaching Assistant Level 2

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
24/09/2021 12:00
£15,272 – £15,578 (£18,795-£19,171 FTE )
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Post Number:
HPS/ TA209.21
Closing date:
24 Sep
Further Information

Level Two Teaching Assistants
Band 3 point 5-6
FTE £18,795-£19,171
Pro-rata £15,272 – £15,578
Term Time only + 5 inset days

Part of the Eden Academy Trust family of schools, Hexham Priory is a school for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties aged 2 to 19 years.

We are seeking to appoint Level Two Teaching Assistants to join our well-established team. Posts available are permanent, 35 hours a week, Term Time only + 5 Inset days and specific purpose to cover maternity leave and long-term sickness absence.

Previous experience of working with children and/or working with children or young people with learning difficulties 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 Level 2 qualification QCF (or NVQ prior to 2010) in Teaching and Learning.

Please review our website for further information about the school – www.hexhamprioryschool.co.uk

An application pack, with an application form, letter to candidates, job descriptions and safeguarding information is available on request via email from the school schooladmin@hexhampriory.co.uk

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by e-mail, no later than midday on Friday 24 September 2021, shortlisting will be completed on 24 September 2021. Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 27 September 2021.

Hexham Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people expect all staff, and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, an enhanced DBS check including the barred list will be required for the successful candidate and other procedures and checks will be followed as laid out our safeguarding policy.

School Name: Hexham Priory School
Full address: Corbridge Road, Hexham
Postcode: NE46 1UY
Tel.: 01434 605021
Headteacher: Liz Davison
e-mail: schooladmin@hexhampriory.co.uk
Website address: www.hexhamprioryschool.co.uk