Teaching Assistant Level 2
Salary: Grade 3 (Points 5-6) starting salary is £14,825 per annum.
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 32.5 hours per week for 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 training/inset days)
Responsible to: SENDCO
Due to expansion of the school we are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant (Level 2) to provide support and learning for pupils with SEND (Special Educational Needs), such as those with severe, complex, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities.
As a college, we are very proud to have been the Department for Education Pupil Premium Secondary Regional Champion, Leicester Mercury School of the Year and shortlisted for the Pearson's 2018 National School of the year. Within our context the progress students make at Fullhurst is exceptional, something recognised in our most recent Ofsted inspection which stated: ‘There is a clear-sighted focus on improving GCSE outcomes, combined with a deep-seated moral commitment to serving the needs of the young people in the area’.
We passionately believe in transforming the lives of young people from one of the most deprived communities in the UK. With almost 50% of our students from disadvantaged backgrounds, we know that our success is genuinely doing this. If you want to be part of our continued success and if you believe in improving the life chances of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds we look forward to receiving your application.
A cover letter detailing why you are a suitable candidate for the position should accompany your completed application.
CLOSING DATE: Monday, 5th September 2022 at 9.00AM
Fullhurst Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. Please note that an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) statement will be obtained for the successful applicant.
We are committed to keeping children and young people safe from harm and abuse and to promoting their welfare, and we expect that everyone who comes to work for us will share the same commitment. Fulfilling this responsibility includes making sure that our recruitment process includes a range of measures to identify those who may be unsuitable to work with children and young people.
In addition, all roles within the school/college are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. These posts may also be subject to further DBS re-checks at appropriate intervals. Further information about what the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 means for applicants is provided on the Application Form. Please note that having a criminal record is not an automatic bar from working with us: whether or not your criminal record has a bearing on the post you have applied for will be carefully considered as part of the recruitment process. This may involve a discussion with yourself about the circumstances and background to your offences