SEN Learning Support Assistant
Salary details: Grade 5 £10,368 - £11,105
Mexborough, S64 9PH
Montagu Academy set high standards in every aspect of their work, providing pupils with access to opportunities through outstanding teaching and inspirational leadership. We stand proudly at the heart of our community and work in partnership with colleagues, governors, parents and the wider community to fully embrace our journey to good and beyond.
We are looking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, dynamic and successful team at Montagu Academy.
To commence as soon as possible, to work 30 hours per week, term time only.
Do you have high career expectations?
Would you welcome the opportunity to share your outstanding practice?
This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone hoping to develop their career in teaching in the future.
Candidates must enjoy working with children and be eager to learn and develop. Proven success in supporting pupils to raise attainment (in schools or other educational settings) would be an advantage.
It is essential that you are able to work as a team member and are committed to the wellbeing and interests of children. You must be able to work on your own initiative and have a good timekeeping and attendance record. Flexibility is vital as our Teaching Assistants need to be prepared to work with children of various ages and abilities, including those with special educational and medical needs. Candidates should be prepared to work both in and outside the classroom, supporting pupils throughout the day, e.g. breakfast club and at lunchtimes, as well as with various learning activities. A high standard of both spoken and written English and mathematical skills are essential and candidates will be asked to complete a Maths & English skills test as part of the selection process.
Please indicate on the application form your particular strengths and interests.
We can offer a happy, supportive atmosphere, a hardworking staff team and great opportunities for professional and personal development. If you think you can make a positive and confident contribution to our academy, have the energy, commitment and ambition we would like to hear from you.
The closing date for applications: Friday 24th November 2017
Interviews: week commencing 27th November 2017
For a recruitment pack, application form or to arrange a visit to the academy, please contact Mrs Dawn Hetherington on or 01709 583286 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Completed applications should be returned to:
Post to: Headteacher, Montagu Academy, Park Road, Mexborough, S64 9PH
This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check