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Teaching Assistant - Prestwood Junior School

  • Location: Great Missenden
  • Ref: FS06814
  • Closing date: 19 February 2018
  • Contract type: Fixed Term / Secondment
  • Working hours: Part Time

The opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a flexible, enthusiastic and highly motivated Learning Support Assistant.

Contract type: Temporary contract until initially August 2018, term time only.

Full or Part-time:.  5 days a week.  hours to be 8.30am to 12.30pm, 13.30pm - 3.30pm.  30 hours in total.

Potential start date: ASAP

Salary: Bucks Pay 1b. £15,084 - £17,768 FTE.  Actual Salary £10,147 - £11,953

About us

Prestwood Junior School is a happy school with above average achievement across all subject areas.  We believe that all children deserve to be given the best we can offer.  If children feel safe at school, happy and valued, they will learn and progress.  ‘Pupils enjoy coming to school and have very positive attitudes towards learning.  Their attendance is good and they say that they feel safe.  Their behaviour around the school is excellent’ (Ofsted 2015).

Please visit our website: www.prestwoodjunior.com

About the role

You will be joining a strong, supportive and friendly team in our popular and successful Junior school. The role is to support a child in year 4.

About you

Candidates should be sensitive and firm with good behaviour management, and have high expectations of pupils and themselves and to be a good team player.  

Candidates will need a minimum of GCSE in English and Maths.  Experience or training with children with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties would be desirable.  It would be advantageous to have ASD training, in addition to Learning Support Assistant qualifications. 

Candidates need to be willing to take part in continual improvement throughout the school and be able to use their initiative.

Other Information

Visits to the school are welcome.  Please contact the school on 01494 863687 or email office@prestwood-jun.bucks.sch.uk for further details.  

Completed applications should be emailed to:  office@prestwood-jun.bucks.sch.uk or posted to Prestwood Junior School, Clare Road, Prestwood, Great Missenden, HP16 0NR. 

All applications must be made on the Bucks County Council Teachers Application form.  No CVs please.

Closing Date: 19th February 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

Head Teacher: Miss A Cook

To promote a safe environment for pupils, our selection and recruitment policy includes all checks on staff and regular volunteers’ suitability, including Criminal Records Bureau checks, as recommended by Buckinghamshire County Council in accordance with current legislation.

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