Teaching Assistant - SEN

Required for September 2019 

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Students are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed SEN Teaching Assistant to join The Rookeries Junior, Infant and Nursery School. This is a key role supporting teaching and learning in the classroom, and providing personal care to identified students when required.

This is a part time (27.5 hours per week) temporary role to cover maternity leave, with an end date of July 2020.

The school can offer:

  • hard-working and highly committed staff
  • a supportive Trust as your employer
  • motivated, well behaved pupils

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and students
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative
  • has experience of working in a similar specialist area

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting The Rookeries Junior, Infant and Nursery School on 01977 600368.

Completed application forms should be returned by emailing recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10:00 on Wednesday 17th July 2019. 

We are equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe.  We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Salary: Grade 4, SCP 5-6, £11,653.77 - £11,886.91
Role Level: Non-Teaching and Support
Location: The Rookeries J, I & N School
Closing Date: Wednesday 17th July 10AM
Interview Date: FRIDAY 19 JULY 2019
Start Date: SEPTEMBER 2019
Job Specification: Download
Letter from the CEO: Download
Application Form: Download