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Teaching Assistant Vacancies

We are offering an exciting opportunity for you to work with us through a shared teamwork approach.

We are pleased to be able to offer the following Teaching Assistant Level 2 opportunities:

  1. Teaching assistant- Named child- with ADHD and ASD- 16.66 hours – PM
  1. Teaching assistant- Named child- with learning difficulties- 22.5 hours – AM 
  1. Teaching assistant- Temporary position with a child with social communication difficulties – 22.5 hours – AM

Level 2 pay is currently £11.42 to £11.62 per hour

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Love making learning an enjoyable experience
  • Are keen and excited about supporting a curriculum that is creative and innovative and tailored to the needs of all children
  • Enjoy being part of a committed team
  • Have had experience of working with individual or small groups of children and taking the lead in activities
  • Are able to organise tasks and set boundaries
  • Supporting other adults and children
  • Undertake Record keeping and assessments as required
  • Explain tasks simply and clearly and foster independence
  • Supervise children, and adhere to defined behaviour management policies
  • Accept and respond to authority and supervision
  • Work with guidance, but under limited supervision
  • liaise and communicate effectively with others
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills
  • Reflect on and develop professional practice
  • Can be self-directed and use initiative
  • Have good IT skills

Training will be given to the right candidates.

If you feel that this could be you…

Application forms and further details are available below.

We provide a full induction programme and are committed to your further professional development.

Visits to the school to meet the pupils and staff are positively encouraged. We guarantee a warm welcome!

Closing date: Thursday 2nd September 2021 10.00am
Shortlisting: Friday 3rd September 2021
Interviews: Thursday 9th September


Please make it clear on your application form which position(s) you are applying for.

Job Description Named Child ADHD & ASD  Job Description Learning Difficulties  Job Description Social Communication Difficulties  Selection Criteria

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Mayfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.