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Temporary Nursery Teaching Assistant (1:1 SEN Support)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Temporary)
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/10/2021 12:00
£18,933 - £19,698 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Fishburn Primary School
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Temporary Nursery Teaching Assistant (1:1 SEN Support)
Grade 3 £18,933 - £19,698 pro rata
Required as soon as possible until 31st March 2022 (maybe extended, dependent on funding)
32.5 hours per week

The Governors of Fishburn Primary School are seeking to appoint a high-quality teaching assistant to support a child on a 1:1 basis who is currently in our Reception class with special needs.

We are looking for someone who:-
• is caring, enthusiastic and committed to their role in supporting children
• has high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour
• is motivated and uses their initiative when necessary
• is passionate about creating a stimulating learning environment
• has experience of working in EYFS
• has experience of working with children with special educational needs
• is able to work as part of a team
• has experience of supporting children in their learning and contributing to observational assessment
• is flexible and adaptable to the demands of the role
• has excellent organisation and communication skills
• is able to support the class teacher to help develop learning

The successful candidate must have GCSE English and Maths A-C (or equivalent).

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure DBS check.

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.

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

Calculation of term time only plus two weeks’ pay

Term time only plus two additional weeks’ pay is calculated on the basis of the following:
• Number of ‘teaching’ weeks – 38 weeks; plus
• Public (bank) holidays – 1.6 weeks (8 days); plus
• Two additional weeks, inclusive of CPD – 2 weeks; plus
• Individual leave entitlement - 5.2 weeks (26 days) or 6.2 weeks (31 days)
Individual leave entitlement is calculated on the length of continuous service.
Employees with less than 5 years’ service will receive 26 days annual leave.
Employees with more than 5 years’ service will receive 31 days annual leave.
For example:

Calculation for employees with less than 5 years’ service:
40 weeks (term time plus 2) + 26 days (annual leave) + 8 days (public holidays) = 46.8 weeks’ pay, to be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

Calculation for employees with more than 5 years’ service:
40 weeks (term time plus 2) + 31 days (annual leave) + 8 days (public holidays) = 47.8 weeks’ pay, to be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

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

This post is not open to job share.

Closing date: Friday 15th October 2021 at 12 noon
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 18th October 2021

Fishburn Primary School
East View,
TS21 4AU

Tel: 01740 620162
Email: fishburn@durhamlearning.net
Website: http://www.fishburn.durham.sch.uk

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