Teaching Assistant, Part Time (3 days per week), Term-time Only
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 11th October
Interviews: week beginning 16th October
Salary: £11,165 (FTE £18,609 at 60%, term time only contract)
Our Teaching Assistants play a vital role in supporting Learning and Teaching at the Blue Coat School. We are looking to employ an experienced and enthusiastic TA to support KS2 classes, as well as afterschool care and the Holiday Clubs rota.
Skills and experience
For any recruitment enquiries, please contact Corinna Gregory, HR Administrator, on 0121 410 6812.
Salaries awarded for each post advertised will be competitive and will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Every post includes membership of either the Teachers’ Pension scheme or a very generous Support Staff pension scheme with associated benefits. Discounts are available to assist with fees at Blue Coat for any member of staff’s children admitted to the school. Accommodation may be available. Free parking is available on site and free lunches are provided each day. The School is committed to improving the wellbeing of all staff.
Please note, we reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The safeguarding responsibilities of the post are listed within the job descriptions.
Applications must be made on The Blue Coat School Application Form accompanied by a supporting letter addressed to the Headmaster, Mr Noel Neeson, and must include details of two referees, one of which should be a current or most recent employer.
All applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including online searches, checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
At interview applicants must provide original documents to confirm their identity and right to work in the UK. They must also bring proof of qualifications where relevant for the post. The documentation required by applicants is listed in the Recruitment Policy which is available on the school website and from the School.
The Blue Coat School is an equal opportunity employer.
Please see below for policies relating to job vacancies at The Blue Coat School
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