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Teaching AssistantRef: DON/17/00402

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, SCHOOLS
Based at: Bessacarr Primary School
Salary details: Grade 5 £9,368 - £10,096 
Job details: 25 Hours, Term Time Only, Permanent
Closing date: 04 July 2017
Interview date:
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Bessacarr Primary School - Part of Empowering Minds Academy Trust

Ellers Avenue




Tel: 01302 535110

Email: finance@bessacarr.doncaster.sch.uk 

Required for September 2017,with behaviour experience - please state relevant experience.

Hours of work are 25 hours per week, over 5 days, term time only.

Bessacarr Primary is a relatively large group 3, fully inclusive school with 450 pupils aged 3 – 11, from a wide range of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

As an experienced Teaching Assistant, your main role will be to provide one-to-one and small group support both in and out of the classroom as well as promoting inclusion and positive behaviour.

Duties will include:

  • Working with the class teacher to plan and supervise activities as appropriate.
  • Observing and assessing the pupils in line with key worker duties.
  • Keeping records up-to-date and ensuring that other members of staff and parents/carers are informed of pupil progress.
  • Ensuring that the children in the class are safe at all times.
  • Promoting inclusion and encouraging the pupil to develop social, number and language skills at their own pace.
  • Following all school policies and procedures.

Applicants must have recent work experience as a Teaching Assistant with experience of behaviour management within a Primary School setting and candidates will be expected to show a high level of understanding and good practice

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. They can be made by appointment with the school office on 01302 535110.

Application packs are available from the right of this screen. Please return completed application forms direct to the school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection checks.

Closing date/shortlisting: 4 July 2017                        

Interviews:  13 July 2017

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. To find out more about Doncaster Council, please visit http://www.doncaster.gov.uk

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