Teaching Assistant Role


We are looking for a full-time Teaching Assistant

28 hours and 45 mins per week, Monday to Friday 8.45 am – 3.30pm, term time only. Grade 13 point 6 – 11 (£11.39 – £12.47) per hour depending on experience, pay award pending)

Thurlbear CE VA Primary School is a school on the edge of Taunton, but in the centre of the learning action. Our vision is to be an irresistible Church School and you need to want the same thing! Our great children are caring, thoughtful and friendly towards others and their behaviour stands out when we go out into the community. We are looking to appoint a great teaching assistant to provide support in our classes. Ideally, we want someone who has real experience of working in an effective classroom environment and is fully committed to helping children to achieve their very best. We want a teaching assistant who wants to stand out, not be outstanding. Ideally (but not essential), we are looking for someone who also has experience of working with pupils with specific learning needs. If this is you, get in touch!

The successful applicant will:

• be positive, adaptable and flexible
• be patient and caring, whilst setting clear boundaries
• have experience with, or knowledge of, children with ASC
• have English and Maths to GCSE level or NVQ equivalent
• have excellent communication and organisational skills
• understand the importance of child protection and safe guarding

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged; this is where you can meet the Thurlbear family and get a sense of who we are. Please apply by using the SCC application form. Further details can be found on the school website. www.thurlbear.somerset.sch.uk. To arrange a visit please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs J Moore jo.moore@thurlbearprimaryschool.co.uk

Closing Date: 20.04.2023
Interview Date: Week commencing 24.04.2023

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and medical check. Thurlbear School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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