WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO SOME REALLY AMAZING CHILDREN, IN A PROFESSIONAL, FRIENDLY TEAM.
FULL TRAINING PROGRAMME OFFERED
Teaching Assistants – Full time only (30 hours per week) Start date ASAP and can be negotiated with successful candidates.
Ash Field is a specialist Academy for children aged from 4-19 whose main presenting need is physical but usually associated with additional needs. Due to several internal promotions, we have full time vacancies. The school has an excellent national reputation following eight outstanding Ofsted reports and so it is a great place to learn and develop your skills and understanding. A positive attitude, enthusiasm and lots of energy is key to this role! This role is physically demanding although extremely rewarding. Our pupils amaze us every day with their resilience, exemplary behaviour and positive attitudes. Our staff are our greatest asset and we recognise the value of providing excellent CPD opportunities to everyone who works for us. Please do have a look at our website for further information.
To support learning and personal care needs to a group of children with physical disabilities
30 hours per week/39 weeks per year (Mon.-Fri.)
Permanent position subject to satisfactory completion of a 12 month probationary period.
Actual starting salary: £14,344 or £14,626– dependent on level of qualifications/experience *as per job specification
Appointment will be subject to Ash Field Academy Trust pay and conditions
Please ensure that you evidence in your application how you meet all of the essential criteria before submitting an application as candidates who do not meet all of the essential criteria will not be considered at this time
Please note that all applications must be made by completing the online application form, clearly stating which post you are applying for. Incomplete application forms will not be shortlisted.
Closing date: Wednesday 31st August
Interview dates: Tuesday 13th or Thursday 15th September (please note we are not able to offer a choice between these dates)
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive suitable applications. If you are interested in working with us, please apply without delay.
For those candidates who are appointable yet unsuccessful, we may hold your information for similar positions that have the same criteria according to the person specification. These positions may be permanent or temporary. You will be asked to confirm if you are willing to be a ‘hold’ candidate; this will not affect your application for the position applied for.
ASH FIELD ACADEMY IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND EXPECTS ALL STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS TO SHARE THIS COMMITMENT. IT IS AN OFFENCE TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU ARE BARRED FROM WORKING WITH CHILDREN OR VULNERABLE ADULTS. ALL POSTS ARE SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK.