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Teaching Assistant

Salary details: Scale 1c/2 point 11 £9.36 plus SEN

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Ref: HSHR 719

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Highbury School

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Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Working Pattern: Full Time

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Hours per Week: 8:30am – 3:30pm (32.5 hours per week)

Closing date: 18 September 2019 12:00 PM

Provisional Interview Date: Friday 27th September, Monday 30th September and Tuesday 1st October

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Kirklees Council are advertising this job on behalf of Highbury School.

Short Description: We are looking to appoint adaptable, motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistants to join our team

Post start: ASAP after interview

Further Information

Highbury School is highly popular successful specialist school for pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties aged 2-11, including learners who have additional needs such ASD, medical issues, sensory impairments and challenging behaviour. We are looking to appoint an adaptable, motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant and welcome applications from people with some experience of working with children and those wishing to develop a career in a specialist school environment. In the first instance you will be working with pupils who have profound and multiple disabilities. We can provide a comprehensive induction package and ongoing opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge through our programme of Continuing Professional Development.

Highbury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position. Prior to interview please read our Safeguarding Policy which is available on our website.

You are warmly encouraged to arrange a visit to the school. To arrange your visit, please contact school by email (admin@highbury.calderdale.sch.uk) after Tuesday 3rd September when the school has reopened after the summer holidays.  Visits are available every day in the week beginning 9th September between 9am and 12 noon.

Completed application forms should be returned to school by email only by 12:00 noon on the 18th September 2019.

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