St. Aidan’s C of E High School reserves the right to close a Job Advertisement earlier than the specified Closing Date. This could be because suitably qualified or experienced applicants have applied early in the process, or where the School’s recruitment position has changed. You are therefore advised to submit your Application as soon as is practicably possible, prior to the Closing Date provided.
There are currently no vacancies.
General Teaching Assistant
25 hours per week term time only, including Training Days (Mon-Fri)
Grade C (with SEN allowance) £10,956 per annum
Required immediately (Fixed Term until August 2020)
We are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work in our highly valued Learning Support Department at St. Aidan’s C of E High School.
This is an extremely varied role assisting those students with Special Educational Needs. Under the guidance of the Head of Learning Support, and the Classroom Teachers, you will be providing support for children with a variety of educational needs, enabling all of our students to thrive, both within, and outside of, the classroom.
Work will vary, enabling access to the curriculum within the classroom to students with SEND. Liaising with class teachers to support the management of pupil behaviour in lessons will also be of paramount importance.
We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school, facilitating learning through excellent teaching and support, and promoting a whole-child approach in terms of social and emotional development. You will be involved in supporting individuals in classroom activities, on educational visits, and with IT, using specialist learning aids and physical equipment as appropriate.
Working with the Head of Learning Support and the Teaching Staff, you will contribute to annual review meetings, and liaise with relevant agencies and parents in a mutually beneficial and professional manner.
You will use your initiative, responding to situations as they arise, using your skills and experience to bring the very best out of our students with special educational needs.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to St. Aidan’s C of E High school by 4pm on Tuesday the 19th November 2019. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form that can be downloaded below:
St Aidan’s Church of England High School (Part of YCST) takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of all children and the prevention of extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Successful applicants will be required to provide references, undertake an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Practices of YCST. Checks are also undertaken to verify identity, address, qualifications required for the post, right to work in the UK and previous employment history.
All employees at St Aidan’s have repeat DBS checks at least every 5 years and wear an identity badge with a photograph that identifies them.
All visitors are required to wear a visitor’s badge after identifying themselves at reception and signing into the premises.
The school has a Child Protection Policy which operates within Local Authority Safeguarding Children Board and Government parameters. It is available on the policy documents page of the school website or from Mrs G Soper (Deputy Head and School Child Protection Coordinator). Please contact Mrs Soper if you require any further information about our safeguarding policy.
- Teaching Application Guidance Notes
- General Application Guidance Notes
- Disability Guidance Notes
- Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form
- Rehabilitiation of Offenders ROA1
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St Aidan’s Church of England High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.