Teaching Assistant

Elmwood & Penrose Federation

Teaching Assistants Required ASAP – Permanent Contract

Experience is not essential but dedication, patience, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn is. We would love to hear from you if you think you could fulfil this post! 

32.5 hours per week 39 Weeks per year. (Term time plus INSET days)

Term time hours of work: Monday 08:45 am – 5.00 pm Tuesday – Friday 08:45 am to 3:30 pm.

Grade 15 SCP 3 – 4 £13,901 – £14,179 Actual annual gross salary

Grade 14 SCP 4 – 6 £14,179 – £14,752 Actual annual gross salary

Dependent on experience

This is a very exciting time for the Federation as we are moving to a new larger special school within Bridgwater in 2021. At present there are two schools within the Federation, Penrose School which is a Primary phase special school and Elmwood School which is a Secondary phase special school. Elmwood School has a separate Post 16 facility, the Jean Rees Centre. The three different sites are situated across Bridgwater.

We are seeking candidates that are resilient, positive, enthusiastic and able to demonstrate flexibility, empathy and excellent communication skills. In return, the federation is committed to developing the skills of all staff and offer a rich CPD programme.

You will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • An understanding of how children and young people learn
  • An ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and families
  • Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills

Closing date: Monday 18 January 2021 at midday

Interview date: Thursday 28 January 2021

Please email application to Sue Pring at the email address below or apply online.

Elmwood & Penrose Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

Elmwood & Penrose Federation, Hamp Avenue, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6AW

Tel: 01278 456243     Email: sch.601@educ.somerset.gov.uk   www.elmwood-school.org.uk

Age range: 4-19

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