Level 3 Teaching Assistant
We are an expanding school for children with severe and profound learning difficulties. A significant number of our pupils are also on the autistic spectrum. Since September 2015 we have been operating on a dual site; 65 places 3 -13 years and 40 places 14-19 years. The 14+ unit at Pensnett affords us exciting opportunities to develop and deliver quality provision within Dudley for young people with complex needs.
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.
Hours: 32.5 per week (Term Time Only - 39 weeks per year)
Salary: Grade 5 + SEN 2 Allowance £1,756.00
(Actual term time salary £15,167.11 - £16,417.96 + £1,756.00 SEN 2 Allowance, per annum)
The Governors of Pens Meadow School are seeking to appoint several suitably qualified level 3 Teaching Assistants to join our highly successful and dedicated school team from 1st September 2021.
Our staff team are committed to improvement and we believe in high standards, team work and seeking the very best for every child in our care. The school was very pleased with the outcome of our most recent OfSTED inspection in December 2019.
Have you got the skills we are looking for to contribute towards our drive to deliver outstanding provision?
A comprehensive package of training and support is offered by the school to ensure that everyone has the skills required to prepare our pupils for the next stage of their life.
Location: Pens Meadow School at Ridge Hill, Brierley Hill Road, Wordsley DY8 5ST
Pens Meadow School at Tiled House Lane, Pensnett DY5 4LN
Informal visits to the school are not available currently due to COVID-19 restrictions so we highly recommended you visit our comprehensive website at: www.pens-meadow.dudley.sch.uk
Closing Date for applications: Monday 14th June 2021
Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th June 2021
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.
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