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Teaching Assistant

Salary details: Scale 2, NJC point 4: £12, 641 per annum

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Ref: BHS 119

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Beech Hill School, Mount Pleasant Avenue, Halifax, HX1 5TN

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Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Term Time Only

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Hours per Week: 30 hours per week, 8:30 to 15:30 Monday to Friday

Closing date: 20 September 2019 12:00 PM

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Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Beech Hill School.

At Beech Hill, our commitment to our pupils is that we will attract, retain and develop excellent staff. The personal welfare and professional development of staff is therefore imperative. We put our team at the heart of ourvision and use their talents to achieve it. We are looking for equally committed staff to join our team.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our friendly supportive team.  The post holder will work collaboratively with teaching staff to ensure pupils in Key Stage 2 are able to access and meet national curriculum expectations, therefore knowledge and ability to work at upper Key Stage 2 levels in Maths and English are essential. The successful candidate will be expected to provide excellent support to the class teacher and work as part of a team ensuring that we maintain high expectations and aspirations within our school.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Relate well to children
  • Are educated to level that enables them to understand the national curriculum at upper Key Stage 2
  • Are able to work as part of a team
  • Are enthusiastic, caring and self-motivated
  • Have a positive approach
  • Can use their initiative

For further information about Beech Hill School and for an application pack please visit our website: www.beechhillschool.co.uk Alternatively ring the school on 01422 345004 for a pack. Please note we do not accept CV’s only applications made on our application form.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Beech Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service, the appropriate pre-employment checks that will include references from previous employers, confirmation of the right to work in the UK before the appointment is confirmed.

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