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Male Educational Teaching Assistant

Salary details: £15,763 - £16,793

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Ref: ED 18528


Ravenshall School, Ravensthorpe Road, Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury, WF12 9EE

Place of Work:


Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Term Time + 1 week

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 31

Closing date: 25 February 2019 12:00 PM

Provisional Interview Date:

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Male required.  There is an occupational requirement for a male to meet the demands of male only referrals. (The requirement for a male is Exempt under Paragraph 1 Schedule 9 Equality Act 2010).

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic male ETA who is committed and hard working. The work in a teaching and learning setting will be with students of both gender, however, we are looking to appoint a male due to the specific and individual needs of some of our male students who require a higher level of intimate care.

Ravenshall School is a larger than average special school catering for the complex needs of pupil’s age 5 to 19.  Our students have learning difficulties; many having communication, sensory, mobility and medical needs.

It is essential that the successful applicants should have experience of dealing with children and young people, preferably within a School environment.  Well-developed skills in behaviour and communication strategies would be an advantage as many of our students experience social, emotional and mental health challenges.  Applications are invited from individuals who are able to work as part of a team to support the learning, behaviour and welfare of pupils in school.

The successful candidate will enjoy being part of a professional and energetic team, be keen to provide varied social learning experiences forming strong relationships with children and young people.

The hours of work will be 8.30am – 3.15pm

Visits to the school are strongly recommended for all applicants, to book an appointment please contact the school on 01924 456811. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

If you require further information about the role or to arrange a visit / tour, please contact the school on 01924 456811. For more information about the school please go to our website – www.ravenshallschool.org.uk

To apply for this job, please download and complete the application form attached. A CV is not required.

Application forms should be returned to the Headteacher at the school either by email recruitment@ravenshall.org or by post to the school address at the top of the page, by noon on 25th February 2019.