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Grade 2 Teaching Assistant - St Matthias Church of England Primary School

Employer
St Matthias C E Primary School (SIPS)
Location
St Matthias Church of England Primary School, Cromwell Road, Malvern Link, Worcestershire, WR14 1NA
Salary
Grade 2, SCP 5-6 (£23,500 - £23,893 p.a.) Actual salary is £14,938 - £15,527 p.a.
Closing date
12 Jun 2024
Reference
Spire100

Job Details

The Governing Body of St. Matthias CE Primary School in Malvern is seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to work across the school to provide support for children with a range of additional needs. St Matthias is a school with a warm heart that is proud to serve the local community for the common good. Our staff are determined to make improvements and ensure that every child has an excellent education within a supportive environment. We are committed to continuous professional development so a passion for learning and personal improvement is essential.

We are looking for someone to work closely with identified children who require additional support or specific interventions to support rapid progress. This includes children who are eligible for Pupil Premium, those with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and other vulnerable groups. The teaching assistant will be expected to provide class-based support for children as well as delivering specific, tailored programmes of learning. This might include supporting well-being and social skills interventions for individuals / small groups of pupils with challenging behaviour. Experience of working with children across the primary age range is desirable. Applicants should state any particular areas of expertise they may be able to bring to the school.

This is an opportunity to work as part of a dedicated and aspirational staff team to support groups and individuals in making rapid progress. The duties and responsibilities allocated to the post will be based on the skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications of the individual appointed, which will determine the salary grade.

The successful candidate will:

• Be a good classroom practitioner

• Have relevant qualifications

• Be sensitive to the needs of individual learners and some experience of working with pupils with SEND.

• Be enthusiastic, able to use own initiative and determined to make learning fun

• Have some experience of leading evidence-based interventions. (For example: Phonics, Maths, Reading)

• Be passionate about good teaching and learning

• Have excellent English and Maths skills

• Be responsible and resourceful

• Be committed to raising the level of achievement for all pupils, regardless of economic background or other need

• Have a positive, cheerful attitude

• Be able to work effectively as part of a team to develop and continually reflect on pupil progress and achievement

• Be willing to learn and be actively involved in training and improving personal professional development

• Be able to reflect the School Vision and Christian values of our school

• Committed to safeguarding and child protection procedures.

We encourage all prospective candidates to visit the school. Please ring the school office to make an appointment. For further information, a detailed job description and application form please contact the school on 01684 574984 or email: finance@stmatthias.worcs.sch.uk Due to safeguarding requirements it is important that you use the school application form rather than the one from eteach

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a Children's Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role’ 

St Matthias Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure, two positive references, medical clearance and evidence of appropriate qualifications.  

For further information, a detailed job description and application form please contact the school on 01684 574984 or email: finance@stmatthias.worcs.sch.uk   Due to safeguarding requirements it is important that you use the school application form rather than the one from eteach 

Alternatively you can download an application form below. 

Applications are returnable directly to the school via email or post. 

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email. 

Online Search 

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.  This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview. 

Hours: 27.5 hours a week plus 4 inset days, Term time only  

Location:  St Matthias CofE Primary, Cromwell Road, Malvern Link, Worcestershire, WR14 1NA 

Contract: Permanent  

Closing date: Thursday 12th June 2024 

Interviews: TBC     

Supporting Documents for Grade 2 Teaching Assistant - St Matthias Church of England Primary School

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We are a school with a mission and are determined to give the best possible primary education for the children who attend our school. This website aims to give an insight to daily life at St Matthias and provide information for pupils, parents, carers, governors and others.

 

Company info
Telephone
01684 574984
Location
Cromwell Road
Malvern
Worcestershire
Worcestershire
WR14 1NA
GB

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