Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistants – Lisburne Primary School

Location: Lisburne School

Salary: Scale 3 pt 5-6 dependant on experience

Working Pattern:30 hours per week term time only + 1 hour a week team meeting

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: Monday 12th June 2020 12a.m.

Shortlisting Friday 12th June 2020

Interview Date: Thursday 18th June or Friday 19th June

Lisburne School

Half Moon Lane






Start Date: September 2020

Due to our growing school we are looking to fill a number of SEN Teaching Assistant posts.

Lisburne School is an outstanding special school for pupils with severe and complex needs.  This post is to join the Teaching Assistant staff within the school supporting pupils with additional learning needs. Above all, you must be child-centred in your approach and have the enthusiasm, motivation and ability to work with children who may not relate well to conventional teaching methods and to find connections to engage the harder to reach children.  There is a strong emphasis on the nurture and care of our children combined with a significant focus on their emotional and mental health and wellbeing.  Staff work tirelessly as a team to create a safe, inclusive and fun environment where children can receive the support they need to help them overcome personal barriers and obstacles and to make progress with their learning.

The post requires applicants to be able to demonstrate initiative, a desire to become involved in professional development to ensure high quality of provision, a willingness to be flexible and adapt calmly to ever changing situations.  Knowledge of de-escalation strategies and Team Teach, whilst not essential, would be desirable.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the school.

Please note if applicants have not heard by the interview date please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

If you would like to discuss this post in more detail please contact the Deputy Headteacher, Mrs Levis, on Tel. 0161 483 5045.

Please respond via email only to the Headteacher of Lisburne School at recruitment@lisburneschool.stockport.sch.uk

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This 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 applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and clearances by the DBS.

To apply for this job please visit www.grassroots-recruitment.online.

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