TEACHING ASSISTANTS – 2 POSTS
32.5 hours per week, TTO plus 5 INSET Days
CSET 10, £14,708 - £15,920 per annum
We are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and flexible Teaching Assistants to work with KS3 & KS4 students with a range of additional needs. These roles will involve working with students across the whole range of curriculum subjects and will involve working with individual students as well as with small groups.
These posts are fixed-term contracts with immediate effect until 31st August 2021, pending review of funding. Each post is for 32.5 hours per week, term-time only including 5 INSET days, CSET 10 (£14,708-£15,920 per annum).
Applicants should ideally have experience of working with young people although this is not essential; their most important attribute will be a desire to make a difference to the lives of our most vulnerable and disadvantaged students
• Be flexible and versatile in a rapidly changing work environment
• Enjoy working closely with colleagues
• Be highly motivated, well organised and have good interpersonal skills
• Be an excellent enthusiastic, committed and skilled practitioner
• Be committed to raising achievement in students and have high expectations
• Have a good rapport with young people and a genuine passion for education
• Have strong interpersonal skills and a friendly and professional manner
We would strongly recommend that you contact Rachael Corns, to have an informal discussion about this post. Rachael’s contact details are included within the letter to applicants attached.
Downend School is an exciting and vibrant learning community where every student is supported to achieve their very best.
This is an exciting time to join the team as we work together to make sure that we have the skills and resources needed to deliver the new curriculum in an engaging and exciting way.
Further details and additional information about our school may be viewed on our website. The school’s website address can be found within the letter to applicants.
Downend School is part of Castle School Education which was formed in 2013 by The Castle School in Thornbury, and now includes Marlwood, Mangotsfield and Downend secondary schools as well as Charfield, Severn Beach and Lyde Green primary schools.
Applications should be made by downloading and completing the CSET application form (a CV is not required). Completed application forms and a covering letter should be emailed to cset-recruitment. The email address is included within the letter to applicants.
Applications should be received by 12 o’clock on Monday 28th September 2020 although we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than this date, should we receive a suitable number of high quality applicants.
Downend School and Castle School Education Trust (CSET) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates are subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, which will include an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for the children’s workforce and a Children’s Barred List check.
Downend School and Castle School Education Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
Downend 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.