Balfour Primary School requires an enthusiastic, committed and qualified Teaching Assistant working specifically with vulnerable/ pupils with SEND. The Teaching Assistants are a busy and productive team within the School who support our enthusiastic students as well as our vibrant teams of teaching staff. In addition, the successful post holder will support our children at lunchtime. Please see the job description for further information about the roles.
Paid weeks per year: 46.94 inclusive of holiday entitlement
Fixed term: Until 31st August 2022
Start date: As soon as possible
About the role
Balfour Primary School is a thriving and vibrant school at the heart of the Surrenden Campus serving the Preston Park, Fiveways and Hollingbury communities. Our school is a large primary school with nearly 800 pupils on roll. We are very proud of:
• the engagement and motivation of our pupils
• our inquiry based and thought-provoking curriculum
• our friendly staff and governor teams
• the sense of community that exists with our families
Hours: The post holder will be expected to work Monday - Friday term time only and can choose from one of the following:
- 8:45am - 3:30pm. This includes a 15-minute break and a 30-minute lunch. [30 hrs/wk]
- 8:45 - 1:15pm. This includes a 15-minute break. [21.25 hrs/wk]
- 12:00 - 3:30pm. [17.5 hrs/wk]
Please specify your preference when you apply.
Salary: The starting salary is NJC Scale 3. (£19,312 – £19,698pa) pro rata depending on the working pattern chosen above.
Term: This is initially a fixed term position for one year: September 2021 - 31st August 2022
To apply: Please email application form (CVs will not be accepted) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure that you write your application using the headings of the Person Specification.
Closing date: 10:00am on Thursday, 16th September 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed
School Office: (01273) 29507722
Balfour Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.
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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