Teaching Assistant Special Level 1 - split in to two part time posts

Wolverton Primary School Norton Lindsey Warwick CV35 8JN
Actual salary £7,231 to £7,376 per annum
02 Mar 2021
16 Mar 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

The Role

Our governors are looking for teaching assistants who are dynamic and enthusiastic to work on a one to one basis with a Year 2 child who has an EHCP. The posts are part time roles, term time only, to offer TA support and supervision both in the classroom and over the play and lunchtime breaks.

The role has been split into 2 part time posts. Hours are post 1 from 8.45 to 12.00; and post 2 from 12.00 to 15.15 daily. Each post is 3 hours and 15 minutes per day: 16 hours 15 minutes per week. The posts are for 5 days a week.

In exceptional circumstances the posts could be amended to a full-time position for the right candidate: 32 hours 15 minutes per week.
Please indicate on your application form which post you wish to apply for.

The post is dependent upon external funding and the child attending Wolverton Primary School.

The successful candidates should be prepared to work hard, be flexible and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life and have high expectations of both achievement and behaviour.

Key Requirements

The successful candidates will have:
•Experience of working with children within the primary age range and working on a one to one basis and with groups of pupils
•Good level of numeracy and literacy skills
•Good organisational skills
•Initiative and enthusiasm
•The ability to establish good working relationships with children, colleagues and others connected with the school.

In return we can offer you:
• An opportunity to be part of a community school with a big heart
• A friendly team of enthusiastic and supportive colleagues
• Super children and supportive parents

Additional Information & How to Apply

Wolverton Primary is a small, village school in a rural location on the outskirts of Warwick. The school was judged as 'Good' by Ofsted in March 2013 and June 2017. We have a hard working, dedicated and friendly team of staff and our children are enthusiastic, keen to learn and well behaved. Parents and governors are very supportive and take an active role in the life of the school.

Completed applications should be returned to the school via e-mail, admin5201@welearn365.com. Please do not send in separate CV’s, all information should be included on the application form.

Please contact the school if you would like to arrange a tour, however, due to the current restrictions these will be held out of normal school hours.

In your application form please detail the skills, knowledge and expertise which can offer to support a child on a one to one basis.

If you require further information contact the school on TEL: 01926 842214 or via email: admin5201@welearn365.com

Interviews will take place remotely.  A short face to face session in school will also form part of the selection process.

Closing date for applications: 10.00 a.m. on Monday 15 March 2021
Interviews and selection: commencing 16 March 2021. Interviews planned for Friday 19 March 2021.

These posts are exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The roles are covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for these roles.

Wolverton Primary School supports Equal Opportunities Employment

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

We are unable to respond to each individual application so if you have not heard from us by 25 March 2021 then your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

The post will be paid in line with Warwickshire’s pay scales.


Supporting documents
Person Specification
Job Description
Equality Details Form
Application form

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