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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:
27/11/2020 12:00
£18,933 - £19,698 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Fishburn Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Nov

Further information

Temporary Teaching Assistant Required to support SEND pupils on a 1:1 basis
Grade 3
£18933 - £19698 pro rata
Required as soon as possible
Part Time 32.5 hours per week.

The post is linked to the funding for a SEND pupil and will cease as soon as the funding is no longer available.

The Governing Body of this popular primary school seek to appoint an excellent, enthusiastic, creative and motivated Teaching Assistant. The successful applicant will have a keen interest in predominantly working with a SEND pupil with complex needs in Year 1, mainly on a one to one basis in a classroom setting but sometimes in a group, during lunchtime and break times to model appropriate behaviour and encourage participation.

You will need to be wholly committed to becoming an integral member of our staff team and will:
• Have high expectations and a strong commitment to raising standards for a child with SEND
• Will make learning exciting, memorable and enjoyable
• Experience and a keen interest in supporting SEND pupils, including pupils with complex needs
• Fulfilment of the Durham County Council Grade 3 Job Description

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

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 DBS check.

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.

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

This post is not open to job share.

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.

For further information about this post please contact the Acting Headteacher, Miss Ferguson.

Completed application and safeguarding forms are returnable to the school by email only - fishburn@durhamlearning.net

Closing date Friday 27 November 2020 at 12noon
Interview date: Week commencing 30th November

Fishburn Primary School
East View,
Stockton on Tees,
TS21 4AU

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

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