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Teaching Assistant - Becton

Term time plus 5 days (INSET days) Permanent

Commencing: April 2021

Salary:   Grade 5 (£23,541 - £25,991) pro rata - Actual Salary (£20,245 - £22,352)

Do you have these core traits to be a successful change maker and Teaching Assistant at Becton School?

Our Opportunity

We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant who will have a real passion to support and enable the learning and development of the children at Becton School. The position will appeal to experienced teaching assistants and in particular individuals who have other skills/experience in mental health as we feel these attributes will complement the role well. We are looking for practitioners who have an innovative approach to their work and aren’t afraid to think of new and interesting approaches to the support they offer.

The successful candidate will work alongside a teacher at the Becton School, Beighton Community Hospital, Severnairs Way, Beighton, Sheffield, S20 1NZ

Whether you are an experienced teaching assistant who has worked within special (SEND) educational needs or someone who has exceptional vocational skills and a real drive to make a difference in children’s lives, you must be able to provide our children with aspirations for their futures along with promoting a positive culture in everything you do.  

What you can expect

• A thriving environment where you will be supported and encouraged to think in new ways

• An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of our state education system. 

• Access to tailored CPD through Becton School and Nexus Academies Trust.

• Working within an award winning MAT who pride themselves on having friendly supportive schools who together are helping to transform communities

The date of commencement for this post will be April 2021. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Closing date: 17th February (12 noon)

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Further information

We strongly recommend that you visit us so that we can talk with you about this unique and career-defining opportunity and you will have a chance to see what we have to offer. 

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role, to arrange a visit and for an application pack, please contact Mel Kilner on 0114 3053121.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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