Teaching Assistant/INA (Level B)
Paid weeks per year: 47.36 (inclusive of holiday entitlement)
Fixed Term: The post is initially temporary, with a view to being made permanent
Start date: 2nd January 2024
Downs Junior School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated TA/INA, to work with children with complex needs. The post is 8.30am-3.15pm, Mon-Fri, term time only, Grade B. The post also includes a lunchtime duty.
Downs Junior is a large 4 form entry school, with 512 pupils, situated in the popular Fiveways area of Brighton. We are a happy and successful school committed to delivering a creative and inspirational curriculum whilst, at the same time, raising standards of achievement.
About the role
Essential Skills and Experience:
- Experience with pupils following early years curriculum
- Experience of, and ability to work with, children 1-1, and children with complex needs
- Basic understanding of child development and learning
- Commitment to Inclusion
- Good IT skills
- Firm, kind and flexible approach
- Ability to work under the general guidance of the SENCO & Class Teacher.
- Good sense of humour
- Firm understanding approach to supporting vulnerable pupils & those with attachment difficulties
- As we are an Autistic aware school, we would welcome applicants who have experience in this field.
We also welcome applicants who are interested in developing a teaching career at a later date.
Downs Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
For further information or to request an application pack, please contact:
Jacqui Rice, School Business Manager, Downs Junior School, Rugby Road, Brighton, BN1 6ED, Tel: 01273 558422 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Monday 4th December
Interview date: Thursday 7th December
How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office at the above address.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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