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Kanes Hill Primary School

Fixed Term Teaching Assistant (EYFS) to August 2020

Closing date: 28/06/2019 at 17:00

Interview date: 09/07/2019

Job Start Date: September 2019

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade 6, SCP 12-17. From £21,769 - £23,836 pa pro rata, depending upon experience

Hours of Work: 27.5 hours per week term time only

Location of Role: Kanes Hill Primary School

Job/Person Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our hardworking team from September 2019. The post will involve working in partnership with the class teacher, supporting groups of children in the classroom and delivering planned learning to groups or individuals. 

The successful candidate will:

•  Demonstrate good communication skills and empathy with children 

•  Be enthusiastic, well-motivated and fully willing to support school life 

•  Be able to work flexibly, independently and proactively

•  Clearly understand confidentiality, safety and safeguarding in a school setting

•  Be caring, patient and have good communication skills

•  Be self-reflective, have a willingness to learn and demonstrate initiative

•  Understand challenging behaviour and be able to support children with emotional needs  

•  Be passionate about contributing to a culture of high expectations

•  Be someone who enjoys working with children and who models the values of patience, respect and inclusion

•  Be required to provide accurate records and daily feedback to teachers and parents

•  Be a team player

•  Be able to support learning in line with the primary curriculum, particularly EYFS and   KS1

•  Be able to work with staff from other educational settings and outside agencies

•  Have a minimum of Grade C at GCSE English and Maths, or equivalent qualification

We are a friendly, supportive and hard- working team and the successful applicants would be warmly welcomed into our school community and able to access our ongoing staff development. 

The school has a strong ethos of inclusivity and liaises closely with Southampton Advisory Outreach Service and a range of other agencies to provide advice and resources to effectively support individual pupils.

Application Procedure

To find out more about the role please contact the School by phone: 02380 463737 or via email: recruitment@ILPartnership.org

To apply for the job please view the Job Description and Person Specification and then complete the application form. These can be found on the Kanes Hill Website at www.kaneshillsch.net/job-vacancies

Please return your completed application form to recruitment@ILPartnership.org

Safer Recruitment

Kanes Hill Primary School and Inspire Learning Partnership are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Fairfax Court, Hinkler Road, Thornhill, Southampton, Hampshire, SO19 6FW

Telephone: 023 8046 3737

Website: www.kaneshillsch.net/

Application form