Teaching Assistant & Midday Assistant

Bardfield Academy, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC3255-107S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 – Point 3-5 midpoint
Position Start Date: 06/01/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 05/12/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: Thursday 12th December 2019  

Job Description

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Contract: Fixed Term until 31st August 2020

Grade: Band 2 - Point 3-5 midpoint (£13,211.40 - £13,727.86 dependent on experience and service)

Hours: 31 hours 40 minutes08:15 a.m. - 15:15 p.m. and 08:15 a.m. - 14:00 p.m. on Friday with a 25 minute lunch every day.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Teaching Assistant and Midday Assistant to join our hardworking team on a fixed term basis at Bardfield Academy.

We are seeking a self-motivated individual, who enjoys using their own initiative as well as working as part of a team. Working Monday to Thursday from 08:15 a.m. - 15:15 p.m. and 08:15 a.m. - 14:00 p.m. on Friday with a 25 minute lunch every day.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you:

  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills with GCSE Literacy and Numeracy grades A-C.
  • Be educated to NVQ Level 2 in learning support / early years or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Have experience working with a child in a school / early years' environment.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have the ability to overcome communication barriers with children and adults.
  • Understand and support the importance of social and emotional wellbeing.
  • Be adaptable to work within a small specialised team supporting the children of the school with various needs.
  • Have good organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Be prepared to develop and learn in the role.

What we can offer you:

  • A growing Multi Academy Trust of Primary schools who work closely together for the benefit of everyone.
  • The 'Leadership Academy' which delivers high quality professional development to all staff.
  • A dynamic and collaborative team of Teachers, Leaders and a Central Team who are dedicated and committed to the success of all pupils and staff alike.
  • Additional holiday in October giving a two week break, enabled by an early close on every Friday which is utilised for CPD.
  • Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

If this role is of interest to you and you have demonstrable experience in the majority of the above accountabilities, please apply now. In addition, please see the Job Description and Person Specification with full details of experience required to fulfil this highly rewarding role.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school directly on 01268 553488 to arrange an appointment. We strongly recommend you visit the school to help you decide whether this is a role for you.

Please complete the application form on the South Essex Academy Trust website, located in the Vacancies tab. https://www.seacademytrust.co.uk/vacancies/

Bardfield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references. We are an equal opportunities employer and are part of the South Essex Academy Trust.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Karuna Mistry
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702 559467
Email: recruitment@seacademytrust.co.uk

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