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Shirley Infant School

Year 1 Teaching Assistant

Closing date: 21/04/2021 at 12:00

Interview date: 30/04/2021

Job Start Date: 02/09/2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade 6 - £22,368 to £24,491 (actual salary for working 39 weeks will be £15,520 to £16,993)

Hours of Work: 30 hours per week, term time

Location of Role: Shirley Infant School, Southampton

Job/Person Summary

Shirley Infant School is looking to appoint a full time Teaching Assistant to work in KS1.   This role is a class based position and responsibilities include working under the direction of the class teacher to deliver specific intervention programmes, helping to teach groups of children or individual children, or to create high quality displays to aid and celebrate learning.  There may be possibility of whole class cover depending on experience and leading preparation and planning sessions to release the teacher.





Shirley Infant School is part of the Jeffery’s Education Partnership (JEP).  The partnership comprises a cluster of seven schools around the Upper Shirley area of Southampton and is part of the wider Hamwic Education Trust group of thirty-one schools. Our group of schools has been working together for eight years and comprises Upper Shirley High School, Southampton Children’s Hospital School, Hollybrook Infant School, Hollybrook Junior School, Shirley Infant School, Shirley Junior School and Wordsworth Primary School.  We aim to provide high quality inclusive ‘through education’ from 4 to 16 for all the children of our local community and through adopting common and agreed policies and working practices to provide a harmonious educational journey for our children. We work collaboratively across the group of schools at all levels to promote a self-sustaining model of school development and improvement to ensure high expectations, standards and outcomes academically, socially and culturally. By working with other community groups and partners we aim to contribute to the building of a strong, diverse and vibrant community in Upper Shirley. We have high levels of professional and personal trust between schools and promote partnership working as the default position. 

Application Procedure

Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the job description and complete the application form which can be found at www.hamwic.org and return to Hayley Newman, Business Manager E: hayley.newman@shirleyschools.co.uk.

Safer Recruitment

All schools within the Trust 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: Wilton Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 5XE

Telephone: 023 8077 5057

Website: http://www.shirleyinfantschool.org.uk

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