Teaching Assistant (Fixed Term) at Fiveways School Yeovil

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Fiveways School, Victoria Road

Yeovil, Somerset BA21 5AZ

Tel: 01935 476227

Caring, enthusiastic people needed to support pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties.

Teaching Assistant (Fixed Term)

Grade 14 - £11.98-£12.38 per hour

Term time: 40 Working Weeks

5 days per week (31.65 hrs) Monday to Friday

Monday:         08:40 – 15:30 hrs 

Tuesday:         08:40 – 15:30 hrs or 16:15 hrs (with CPD)

Wednesday:   08:40 – 15:45 hrs

Thursday:       08:40 – 15:30 hrs or 16:15 hrs (with CPD)

Friday:            08:40 – 15:30 hrs

For CPD you have the ability to choose to attend on a Tuesday or Thursday

To start as soon as possible and end 31st August 2025

Due to school expansion we require a team of enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join our ‘outstanding’ (OFSTED) school. The post holders will join a highly supportive community with a drive for ensuring a good life for all pupils now and in the future through personalised learning experiences. Becoming part of our community will mean embracing our ethos of valuing everyone’s contributions and working collaboratively with all parties to ensure the very best provision for pupils.  In addition, we offer a robust Continuing Professional Development programme throughout the year to promote excellent practice.  An education standard equating to GCSE Grade C in English and Mathematics, a minimum A-C/Point 4 or equivalent is essential.  A qualification relevant to supporting the learning process in schools would be desirable.  A suitable qualification for this post would be NVQ2.

Fiveways School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening and an enhanced DBS clearance.  Due to KCSiE guidance, online checks will be carried out as part of our shortlisting process.  Please note Local Authority policy requires us to request all references (current and past employers) before interview.

The school employs a rigorous “safeguarding” approach to recruitment.

Fiveways School strives to ensure that no employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of age, disability, race, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion or belief, sexual orientation, sex or pregnancy and maternity.

Job Description/Person Specification and Application Forms are available from the school website: www.fivewaysschool.co.uk

Closing Date for applications: Friday 19th April 2024

Date for Interview: Thursday 25th April 2024

Posted by Julie on March 5th 2024

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