The Role

Temporary, 32.5 hours per week (Required as soon as possible for our KS1 Designated Provision for children with ASD, March 2021 start or earlier if possible)

Woolston Community Primary School is a thriving school at the heart of community life and continues to grow and flourish. We have an (oversubscribed) 8 place EYFS/KS1 Designated Provision for children with ASD. Due to additional children joining the provision we are looking for a temporary Level 3 TA to join our KS1 team until the end of July 2021.

A vacancy exists in our school to provide classroom support in our KS1 Designated Provisions for ASD (including lunchtime cover) from Monday – Friday.

The person appointed will

  • Ideally have experience of working with children in an educational setting and it would be desirable to have some experience of working with children with special educational needs/ASD. However, for the right candidate we would be prepared to appoint someone who has not worked in an educational setting.
  • Have experience of or be willing to implement interventions and strategies to overcome barriers to learning in order to speed up academic progress Support children who can display challenging behaviour
  • Be a team player with a good sense of humour
  • Have a sensitive but enthusiastic approach
  • Be willing to undertake first aid training and Team Teach training

About the School

In return, we will offer you

  • exceptionally supportive parents and governors
  • a commitment to your professional development
  • an opportunity to be part of a thriving school community
  • a beautiful working environment, both inside and out
  • to be part of a hardworking, dedicated team

Visits to the school prior to application would be encouraged. Please call the school office to arrange a visit.

The successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Application forms and details are available on the school website or upon request by e-mail or from the school office and should be returned to the Headteacher, Mr Craig Burgess via the email above.

If you require an application pack by post please enclose a large self-addressed, stamped envelope for your reply with your application.

Closing Date: 22nd January 2021 (applications must be received by 12pm)

Shortlisting: 25th January 2021

Applicants must be available for interview on: Thursday 28th January 2021