Teaching Assistant


Fixed Term Contract from 1st September 2019 to 20th July 2020

Monday to Friday 8.15 a.m. to 2.40 p.m.    28.5 hours a week

Job Ref:  XS10.4   Grade 5  SCP 13-17  – £9.01 to £9.68 per hour

Term time plus 5 Staff Training Days

We require a Teaching Assistant to work with an established team supporting specific students with special educational needs, both in class and in a 1:1 situation.

We would particularly welcome applications from graduates and others considering a career in teaching or caring professions. We are also interested in applications from more experienced Teaching Assistants with a specialism in ASD.

Applicants should:-

  • Relate well to adolescents
  • Be dedicated to ensure the students’ needs are met
  • Be sympathetic to those with special needs
  • Have GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English A*-C

Application Form and Job Description available via Dorset For You.  If you require any further information, please contact Andrea Baxter in the Personnel Office on 01202 871243 personnel@fernup.dorset.sch.uk

Closing date: midnight Thursday 11th July 2019

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check in line with the Government’s safer recruitment guidelines.

Ferndown Upper School values the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community