Teaching Assistant (additional needs working 1:1)

Expiring today

Location
Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Level 4 (Actual salary £11,137 - £12,086)
Posted
07 Sep 2021
Closes
17 Sep 2021
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy
Woodland Street, Biddulph
Telephone 01782 512644
E Mail office@olognewman.co.uk
Web address www.ourladyofgracecatholicacademy.co.uk
Teaching Assistant (additional needs working 1:1) required as soon as
possible
This is a permanent position at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy
for 25 hours Level 4 (Actual salary £11,137 - £12,086)
Our Lady of Grace is part of the Newman Catholic Collegiate. The Directors are seeking to
appoint a hardworking and committed Teaching Assistant (additional needs) to join our
enthusiastic team. Our Lady of Grace and its partner school, St. Mary’s Catholic Academy
are both rated outstanding by Ofsted and we are looking for a practitioner to complement our
outstanding team.
We are seeking to appoint a teaching assistant (additional needs) who will:
 Support one child, sometimes within small groups, making the adjustments on a day
to day basis to ensure access to a differentiated and highly personalise curriculum.
 Be proactive and flexible in supporting the child’s needs
 Work closely with the SENCO and external agencies to deliver a personalised
programme of support to meet targets
 Support and maintain positive links between home and school by making parents feel
welcome
 Work collaboratively with several external agencies to draw upon skills, knowledge and
recommendation to help best support the child
 Have NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants (or recognised equivalent qualification)
 It would be beneficial if the post holder has had appropriate training or relevant
experience in using a range of language, communication and interaction techniques.
The successful applicant will be required to work Monday – Friday to meet the requirements
set out in the pupils Education Health Care Plan.
We can offer:
 A friendly, welcoming community which values everyone
 A positive climate in which you can develop new ideas and initiatives;
 Support from an enthusiastic and dynamic team at this and other schools within the
academy.
 Happy, enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are keen to learn
 Very supportive staff, parents and governors
 A commitment to your on-going professional development.
Our Lady of Grace and St. Mary’s Catholic Academies are committed to the
safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees
to share this commitment. This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check
for any previous criminal convictions
Candidates are welcome to visit the school wb 13th September by prior arrangement..
Application packs are available from Mrs Kelly McGough, Office Manager, Our Lady of
Grace Catholic Academy, Wodland Street, Biddulph, ST6 6LW
and also on the school’s Website: https://www.ourladyofgraceacademy.co.uk/
For further information about this post, or to arrange a school visit, please contact
Mr. I Beardmore, Principal or Mrs S Rathbone, Head of School
Closing date for all applications: Friday 17th September

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