Teaching Assistant - Loxley Hall School

Stafford Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8RS
£18,319 - £19,819
08 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
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Full time permanent
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Stafford Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8RS

01889 723050


Headteacher:  Mr David Bownds


GRADE 5, POINTS 16 – 20  

Full time

Required for Autumn term 2019

We are seeking to appoint a new permanent Teaching Assistant to work within a class group assisting the teacher, supporting learning for all students and offering 1:1 support for students with exceptional needs. There is a possibility of making 2 appointments following interviews.

The pupils who attend the School are drawn from the whole of Staffordshire and have Education Health Care Plans for Special Educational Needs for Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties with resulting behavioural problems.

The person appointed will need to have patience, a sense of humour and the ability to work with young people who have extremely challenging behaviour. Training opportunities are available as part of our Staff Development Programme. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Informal discussions with the Headteacher are welcomed. Visits to the school are a prerequisite for application. Please apply online.

Alternatively application packs are available from the school, by contacting the school office, on 01889 723050 or by e-mailing s.hunter@loxley.manorhall.academy   Completed application forms can be sent directly to the school, for the attention of Mrs Suzie Hunter, Office Manager at the school’s address.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 19th September 2019 and interviews will be held on Thursday 26th September 2019.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are “protected” and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found at the Disclosure and Barring Service website. This information will be treated in confidence. This post is subject to Enhanced DBS check.  All references and qualifications will be checked

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