Teaching Assistant Level 3

Pens Meadow School, DY8 5ST
£15,529.45 - £17,306.70
13 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
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We are an expanding school for children with complex learning difficulties. A significant number of pupils are also on the autistic spectrum.

We operate on a dual site; 65 places 3 -16 years at our Ridge Hill Site at Wordsley, and 40 places 16-19 years at our Post-16 Site at Pensnett.

We pride ourselves on our welcoming ethos through which we support pupils and their families. We offer a personalised approach, challenging all pupils to achieve their potential.

Our success is demonstrated by the results of our LIVING, GROWING, LEARNING vision:

Our encouragement will stimulate full engagement in school life

We will ensure that partnerships with all stakeholders help us to achieve our goals.

We will develop confident and valued members of our community

Our pastoral care, guidance and support will be recognised as outstanding.

We will deliver a personalised curriculum for all our learners within a total communication environment.

All our pupils and staff will have high expectations for themselves and others.

For more information visit our website: www.pens-meadow.dudley.sch.uk

Hours:                  37 hours per week - 39 Weeks per Year (Term Time Only)

Salary:                  Grade 5 £17,891 - £19,939 + SEN Allowance (Pro Rata)

Location:             Pens Meadow School at Ridge Hill, Brierley Hill Road, Wordsley DY8 5ST 


                             Pens Meadow School at Tiled House Lane, Pensnett DY5 4LN

The Governors of Pens Meadow School are seeking to appoint two suitably qualified Teaching Assistants to join our highly successful and dedicated school team on permanent contracts. 

The successful candidates, under the direction of the School Health Advisor, will support the school team in the care and support of pupils:

They will be required to carry out clinical and nursing care under both direct and indirect supervision of the School Health Advisor, and will be required to demonstrate skills learned using a competency based framework with individual children in their care.

Closing Date:      Monday 25th September 2017

Interviews:          Friday 6th October 2017

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

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