Teaching Assistant - Springfield School, Leek

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Leek, Staffordshire
Grade 4 £19,650-£20,043
21 Jul 2022
15 Aug 2022
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Teaching Assistant

Hours: 32.5 hours per week


Start Date: Sept 2022

Salary: Grade 4 £19,650-£20,043

Location: Springfield School Leek (Part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust)


Springfield School is seeking a qualified teaching assistant to provide classroom support within our fantastic team. Springfield School is a generic primary special school for pupils with learning and other associated needs, based in Leek. It is a part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust.


As a teaching assistant you will have a passion for working with children with special educational needs and disabilities and will truly hold the pupils’ well-being and development at the centre of all you do. The successful candidate will have;

* Good interpersonal skills

* High standards and expectations of all pupils

* An understanding of the difficulties faced by young people with disabilities

* The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and develop close working relationships with parents/carers

* A good understanding of safeguarding children with disabilities

* Experience in the Early Years Foundation Stage is desirable but not essential.


We can offer;

* A supportive and enthusiastic team 

* Experience of working with a range of professionals 

* Opportunities to develop skills and interest areas

* A trust which is wholy supportive and offers and a range of professional development opportunities.

* Pupils which make Springfield an exceptional place to work!


Visits to the school are not possible however applicants are welcomed to contact the Headteacher, Sarah Latham (s.latham@springfield.staffs.sch.uk) to discuss their application.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.


Closing Date: Monday 15th August 4pm

Shortlisting: Tuesday 16th August

Interviews: Thursday 18th August


All completed applications are to be returned directly to the school by email to: s.latham@springfield.staffs.sch.uk

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