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Three Teaching Assistant Roles - Temporary – Grade 4 - £18,933 to £19,698 pro rata, per annum - Primary Schools - Wheelock Primary School, Crewe Road, Sandbach CW11 4PY

We are looking to appoint three enthusiastic, positive and hard-working Teaching Assistants to join our dedicated team of staff at Wheelock Primary School.

Post 1 will involve supporting the learning needs of a Key Stage 2, Year 5 child on a 1:1 basis within a mainstream class; working with small groups of year 5 and 6 children at the direction of the class teacher and providing in-class support and nurture for all of the children. Hours are 30 hours per week, working Mondays to Fridays from 8.45am to 12.15pm (3.5 hours) and 12:45pm to 3.15pm (2.5 hours). The contracts will be term-time only plus 5 inset days (39 weeks per year).

Post 2 will involve supporting the learning needs of a Key Stage 2, Year 5 child on a 1:1 basis within a mainstream class; working with small groups of year 5 and 6 children at the direction of the class teacher and providing in-class support and nurture for all of the children. Hours are 25 hours per week, working Mondays to Fridays from 8.45am to 12.15pm (3.5 hours) and three afternoons to be agreed 12:45pm to 3.15pm (2.5 hours). The contracts will be term-time only plus 5 inset days (39 weeks per year).

Post 3 this role would ideally suit someone who has EYFS experience and who is confident working on a 1:1 basis to support a child with SEND. Knowledge of Communication, Interaction and Sensory needs are desirable. Hours are 26 hours per week, working Mondays to Wednesday from 8.45am to 12:15am (3.5 hours) Thursday and Friday 8:45am to 12:45 (4 hours) and Monday to Wednesday 12:45pm to 3.15pm (2.5 hours). The contracts will be term-time only plus 5 inset days (39 weeks per year).

All roles are to start on 04th January 2022, although this may be brought forwards by mutual agreement.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of our successful and forward-thinking primary school. Wheelock is part of the Learning for Life Partnership Multi Academy Trust (MAT) and the Trust offers outstanding opportunities for peer learning and development.

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at the Learning for Life Partnership. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater outcomes for children.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate. Stringent Checks and Vetting Procedures apply to all posts as part of our Safeguarding Policy

Application Packs are available via the school website www.wheelockprimary.co.uk (our school – Job Vacancies) or by emailing the school office at hdonald@wheelock.cheshire.sch.uk (completed application forms can be emailed to the same address).

Prospective candidates will not be able to visit the school before applying for the post due to Covid restrictions but can email the Headteacher, Mrs Sally Whitehead at head@wheelock.cheshire.sch.uk for further information.

The closing date for applications is 12.00pm (noon) Monday 11th November 2021 and interviews will take place on Thursday 18th November 2021

Documents

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Support staff application form 13th Aug 2020 Download
Teaching Assistant AAAD5027 Person Spec WPS 1 22nd Oct 2021 Download
Teaching Assistant Support Primary AAAD5027 JD WPS 1 22nd Oct 2021 Download