Teaching Assistant - The Keys Plus

Location
9 North avenue, Coventry, CV2 4DH
Salary
£17,772 - £21,268 pa pro rata
Posted
25 Aug 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Job Ref
COV000009341
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Full-Time

We are looking for an experienced teaching assistant to join The Keys Plus, which will be based on the site of Gosford Park School. It is a new provision for primary age, permanently excluded pupils to support and enable a successful transition to another school.

If you have excellent behaviour management skills, the ability to foster good relationships with pupils and parents/carers and are committed to partnership working to achieve the best outcomes for vulnerable children this could be the post for you. We have high expectations of our children and seek staff with high expectations of themselves who will be consistent role models.

Chidren will be based at the Keys Plus for between 6 weeks and a term. They will receive a personlised curriculum which will build on their strengths and explore and support areas of difficulty in readiness for a supported transition to a new school. The staff team is made up of 2.2 FTE teachers and 2 TAs. Working with a group of up to 10 children.
We can offer you a full induction programme, good training opportunities and a supportive team of colleagues.

The Keys Plus forms part of The Keys provision and is managed by the Social, Emotional, Mental Health and Learning Team within Coventry SEN Support Service.

For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact Jo Cave, Keys Provision Manager, on 024 7678 8400

Working Pattern
37 hours per week Term Time Only

Interview Date
27th September 2017
Observations 25th and 26th September 2017

Equalities Statement
Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf