Teaching Assistant

Thomas More Catholic School

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Teaching Assistant

30 hrs per week Monday to Friday. 8.00am – 2.45pm. Term Time Only.
NJC Scale 2 Grade 3-5 (£15,850 – £16,425)
Teaching Assistant Level – General Level 1 -2
Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience
Required ASAP
You do not need to be Catholic to apply

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, skilled and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our successful and growing SEND Department to cover a long term absence in the first instance with a view to going permanent.

Teaching Assistants play an important role in supporting pupils with special educational needs in lessons and in adapting learning resources for pupils. Teaching Assistants also liaise with parents and other agencies involved in secondary education.

We are looking for someone who:

• Has some previous experience of working with children with special needs (this is not essential).
• Is enthusiastic, resourceful and understanding when working with children
• Has a positive outlook and is a good team worker.
• Is able to deliver support programmes in small groups or 1:1 situations as well as provide support
within a whole class situation.
• Is able to deliver and develop support strategies for pupils with specific difficulties linked to learning
and/or other related needs.

In return our school offers an excellent, inclusive and friendly working environment with the opportunity for continued professional development within the department.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the school website.
Please apply using the CES Application Form for Support Staff.
Email to recruitment@tmore.org.uk. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date : Monday 16th May – 12.00 noon
Interview Date : To be confirmed upon shortlisting

The Governors of Thomas More Catholic School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to the normal pre-employment clearances (e.g. satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory outcome to your Enhanced DBS Disclosure).