IT Support/Teaching Assistant required as soon as possible
Required hours of work will be:
30 Hours per week 08:50-15:20
40 weeks of the year, term time + 1 week depending on the IT Support required, which is flexible in the holidays.
The position is paid on pay scale S5 FTE £21,943 - £24,184 (30 hours £16,134 - £17,782 pro rata)
Actual pro-rata salary: £16,134
We have high expectations for our pupils and are committed to collaborative working in order to achieve the best possible outcomes and to maximise their opportunities. We believe that education for our pupils is about preparation for life and feel very privileged to be able to support them to realise their potential. We believe that children who enjoy their education will engage with learning. Every child at Woodfield is unique and with the right interventions and support, all young people can achieve. Woodfield is a thriving and vibrant learning environment for secondary age students with learning difficulties, where all students are challenged to work to the very best of their ability. We know that students learn best here when they feel safe, valued and can adopt a 'can try' attitude. Routines, understood and followed by all members of the school ensure a calm and consistent environment, alongside excellent behaviour management. We can offer a friendly, supportive working environment with variety and opportunity for further professional environment.
Our school is a happy place with increasing numbers. We currently have 158 pupils on role 140 in 14 classes and 18 in Post 16.
We seek to appoint a reliable, friendly, professional and well organised person to carry out the role of IT Support/Teaching Assistant.
We are seeking a person with proven interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to establish excellent relationships with the wider school community.
Woodfield School is looking for an enthusiastic, efficient and dedicated IT Support/Teaching Assistant to join our team.
The successful candidate should: -
• Be an effective communicator both verbally and in writing
• Ability to organise and prioritise work load
• Have good knowledge of various IT programmes, literate in word, excel and google documents. Support the school’s IT Lead, liaising with our external IT providers
• Be able to show evidence of GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths & English
• Willingness to undertake training
Woodfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to two satisfactory references, a medical health check, signing our IT user policy and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Please refer to the job description and personal specification when completing the application form.
The closing date for applications is 10th January 2022. Interview date to be arranged.
Woodfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.