Teaching Assistant x4 - Great Bridge Primary

Great Bridge Primary School, Mount Street, Tipton, DY4 7DE
Band C, SCP 5-8 £19,650-£20,852 pro rata (£10.19-£10.81 per hour) (actual £15,003-£15,920 per annum) plus SEN allowance
23 Jun 2022
11 Jul 2022
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Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

Job Title: Teaching Assistant x 4
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Required from: September 2022

These posts are for fixed-term contracts, due to external funding, with a start date of 6th September 2022. 

We are seeking to appoint 4 enthusiastic and proficient teaching assistants to join our skilled team of teaching and support staff. The positions will primarily involve supporting SEND pupils who have a range complex needs, including learning, communication, social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. A SEN allowance will be paid where applicable.

The successful candidates will ideally: 
Have experience of working in a primary school setting and associated knowledge of the primary curriculum, adapting planning to meet SEN needs and delivering individualised programmes of learning
Have some experience of using communication programmes to support non-verbal pupils;
Have experience or knowledge of working with pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder 
Be able to use their own initiative;
Have good time management skills;
Be able to work as part of a team. 

Communication skills, both written and verbal must be of a good standard. 

The successful candidates will also hold a relevant Level 2 qualification or 
equivalent as a minimum AND since gaining this qualification have primary learning support experience. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate in their application and interview that they have enough experience and professional knowledge to move beyond the position of a Learning Support Assistant.

We welcome a flexible, dedicated person who will support the caring ethos of the school. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of 
children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Visit our school website for the job description and person spec for this 

Shortlisting: 11th July 2022

Interviews: 14th July 2022

School visits: As convenient for each candidate

The job description and personnel specification can be downloaded from our website, www.greatbridgeprimary.ik.org

Closing Date: 11th July 2022 @ 12.00 o’clock
Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Applications are to be returned direct to the school marked for the attention of the Headteacher - Miss H Hale.

The school premises are a Smoke Free Zone.


32.5 hours per week, Term Time only, Fixed term until 25 July 2023 due to funding


Band C, SCP 5-8 £19,650-£20,852 pro rata (£10.19-£10.81 per hour) (actual £15,003-£15,920 per annum) plus SEN allowance


Great Bridge Primary School, Mount Street, Tipton, DY4 7DE

Closing Date:

Monday 11th July 2022 at 12 noon

Supporting documents
Application Form

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