Teaching Assistant - Great Bridge Primary School

Mount Street, Tipton DY4 7DE
Band C SCP 14-19 (£9.16-£10.08 per hour)
02 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
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Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

The post is a fixed term contract to 18th July 2019 due to external funding with a start date of 5th November 2018 or as soon after as possible.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and skilled teaching assistant to join our skilled team of teaching and support staff. The position is to support SEN pupils with a range of complex needs, to offer classroom support and to run a number of intervention programs with groups. An SEN allowance will be paid where applicable.

The successful candidate will ideally:   

  • Have experience of working in a primary school setting and using and associated knowledge of the primary curriculum and adapting planning to meet individual SEN needs;
  • Be able to offer the required level of support as and when needed by pupils e.g. Makaton, PECS, TEACCH;
  • 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 candidate will also hold a relevant Level 2 qualification or
    equivalent as a minimum AND since gaining this qualification will have completed at least two years 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. 

Interviews will be held on Monday 22nd October 2018. 

Visit our school website for the job description and person spec for this post - Key info tab: other docs.


Closing date: Monday 15th October 2018 at 9:00am. 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 L Regan.


27.5 hours-32.5 hours, term time only


Band C SCP 14-19 (£9.16-£10.08 per hour)



Mount Street, Tipton DY4 7DE

Closing date:

Monday 15th October 2018 at 9:00am

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