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Teaching Assistant


Salary: Band 2 £9074 - £10,000 per annum

Working pattern: Part-time, Fixed term to December 2018

Application Close: 26/01/2018

Date of Interviews: to be advised



Job Description

Teaching Assistants required for 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Term time only plus 5 non-pupil days. This is initially for a fixed period ending December 2018.


Edith Borthwick is a Special School catering for pupils and students aged 3 - 19 years with severe and complex learning difficulties, including autism.


We are looking to appoint reliable, flexible and hardworking teaching assistants to help support the teaching and learning of students in School Phase (3 - 14 years). Willingness to work as part of a team and on own initiative essential.


In return, we can offer:


· a well-resourced school with an attractive and spacious New Build

· lively, enthusiastic and caring ethos

· friendly and supportive team

· opportunity to have a positive impact on student progress

Experience of special needs including autism would be an advantage.


You can read more about us on our website at

Please apply online or ring the School for an application form - 01376 529300



Midday Assistants


Salary: Band 1 £7.78 per hour

Date of Interviews: to be arranged


We are looking to recruit Midday Assistants as soon as possible to supervise children during the lunch time period (11.50 a.m. - 1.20 p.m.)

7.5 hours per week. Monday - Friday. £7.78 per hour. Term time only.


Our ideal candidate will work well as part of a team, be patient, tolerant, understanding and most importantly enjoy working with children. This is a School for children with special needs and some children display challenging behaviour.


This could also, for the right person, lead to joining our team of relief teacher assistants. This is an ideal opportunity to gain experience to eventually become a Teaching Assistant.


If you are interested please apply online on the website or telephone the school for an application form - 01376 529300.