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Teaching Assistant Grade 3

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/09/2019 12:00
£18,426 - £19,171 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Bluebell Meadow Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
11 Sep

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required September 2019
Temporary / Full Time / Term Time only + 2 weeks / 37 hours per week

We are looking for someone with a passion and commitment to working with children to join our school as a temporary Teaching Assistant. Required from September 2019 until 31 August 2020, further to review.

The successful candidate will be reliable, well-organised, have good communication skills and be able to work flexibly, to meet the needs of the school to raise standards.

They must:
• have experience of acting as key person in a Primary School setting
• be able to support the work of other Teaching assistants
• be an outstanding, creative, enthusiastic practitioner, who will support the excellent work developed throughout the school
• have the skills experience and knowledge to work with children and demonstrate high standards of classroom practice, to promote and develop their learning
• have a good understanding of current educational thinking and initiatives
• be a caring and understanding person, who enjoys working with children and is committed to supporting high standards and enjoyment for learning
• have the ability to work in a close team to achieve the best for our children and the school community
• be able to work flexibly and adapt to the needs of the school

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification, in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Bluebell Meadow Primary School is committed to the safety and protection of its children.

Applicants should have the appropriate qualifications –:
NNEB, NVQ 3 or CACHE level 3 or BTEC Level 3 or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline
5 GCSE’s (including Maths and English) grades A-C
Valid first aid certificate or willingness to undergo training for this qualification

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory CRB Enhanced Disclosure.

Applicants are very welcome to visit the school. Please notify the office of your intention to visit by ringing 01429 880349. Application packs can be downloaded from the County Council Jobs website or by emailing the school: bluebellmeadow@durhamlearning.net

This post is not open to job share.

Closing date: 11th September 2019
Interview date: 19th September 2019

Bluebell Meadow Primary School
Elwick View
Trimdon Village
TS29 6JU

Telephone: 01429 880349
Email: bluebellmeadow@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.bluebellmeadow.school

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