Teaching Assistant

Employer: Deepoint Primary School
Salary: Grade 4 £13,187 - £13,719
Location: Dee Point Primary, Blacon Point Road, Chester
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Term Time
Hours: 30 hours per week. 8.30 - 3.00 Monday - Friday.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 16/08/2022 at 16:00
Reference: P/22/205331

CMLD Teaching Assistant Grade 4 30 hours, 39 weeks a year (8.30-3.00). Temporary from September 2022 – August 2023

The Governors and senior leaders of Dee Point Primary School are excited about the opportunity to appoint an inspiring, creative and enthusiastic teaching assistant to support our pupils in CMLD resource provision. We are seeking to appoint someone who is able to demonstrate a clear understanding of SEND and has the skills to support the teacher and pupils allowing all of the pupils to fulfil and achieve their maximum potential.

Dee Point Primary school is a 2 form entry school with a 16 place CMLD resource provision, that caters for children with complex moderate learning difficulties with associated needs such as autism, communication difficulties and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This role is in our Pandora resource provision class where there will be 10 children in September 2022. You will be part of an amazing and talented team comprising of the teacher and three other teaching assistants. Training around specialist areas of need will be provided. Ultimately we want someone who will give our children the care, nurture and love they deserve in order to help them achieve their personalised targets.

The community of Dee Point will offer you: support, inspiration, passion, creativity, and the chance to make a real difference to children’s lifelong learning. Dee Point is committed to ensuring that staff are enabled to do their job to the highest standard. and endeavour to support staff through high quality CPD and coaching.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended but due to the timescales of this appointment this is not possible. Therefore we recommend emailing the school deputy@deepointprimary.cheshire.sch.uk to arrange to speak to someone about the role and school. We will be holding interviews on Monday 22nd August 2022.   

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe. Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes. The holder of this post will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidate will be subject to the relevant checks and enhanced DBS. Please find a copy of the school’s Child Protection policy by following this link:  http://www.deepointprimary.cheshire.sch.uk/serve_file/4861319

Cheshire West and Chester is committed to Equal Opportunities in Employment

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