Teaching Assistant Vacancy

We are seeking to recruit a highly skilled and motivated Teaching Assistant to join the Key Stage 2 team of our happy and inclusive SEMH School from 22nd February 2021. The pattern of work will be 37 hours per week, term-time only plus 5 INSET days.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Provide specialist learning and behaviour support to pupils to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the school
  • Engage proactively in continued professional development.
  • Work under pressure, managing competing priorities
  • Understand the unique complexities of working in an SEMH Special School environment

We offer you:

  • Dedicated, supportive and friendly work colleagues
  • Excellent relationships with families, Local Schools and the LA
  • Happy children who enjoy coming to school, and parents who strongly support our nurturing ethos
  • A supportive Governing Body

In January 2019, we were rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted following a Section 5 Inspection. Inspectors wrote ‘Pupils’ physical and emotional well-being are at the heart of the school’s work’.

We are particularly keen to hear from candidates who have knowledge of Early years/ Key Stage 1, are experienced in working with primary aged children, and are trained in delivering phonics, as this will be a central part of the daily job.

Unfortunately visits to school are currently not possible due to Covid 19 restrictions, however should you wish to discuss any aspects for the post, please call Annamarie Ellis, our Primary provision lead on 01925818549

We will not consider applications in the form of CVs.

Ref No: Schools

Closing date for applications: Noon on Tuesday 26th January 2021

Shortlisting: Wednesday 27th January. Those not successful at shortlisting stage will not be notified.

Interviews: W/C 1st February 2021.

Woolston Brook School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure application through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Job Description and Person Specification
Equal Opportunities and Monitoring
Application Form

Intervention and Attendance Mentor

The Governors of Woolston Brook School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly organised and committed member of staff to join our Pastoral Team as Intervention and Attendance Mentor.

Woolston Brook is Warrington’s Specialist setting for pupils in Key stage 2 – 4 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Having been assessed as ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in January 2019, the successful applicant will join our school at an exciting time in our development, and play an important role in driving forward our agenda for excellence.

The appointed candidate will have:

  • The vision to help drive the school forward
  • Significant experience, knowledge and understanding of the pastoral care of children with social emotional and mental health needs
  • Experience of planning and leading teaching and learning activities, both in person and via remote learning platforms
  • A high level of interpersonal skills used with pupils and adults.
  • Knowledge of strategies needed to engage the hardest to reach pupils and how to drive up whole school attendance
  • The ability to plan, organise and prioritise records and own workload
  • Knowledge of how to help adapt and deliver support to meet individual needs.
  • An understanding of the barriers to learning faced by disadvantaged children and their families, and how to support children in their emotional well-being
  • A commitment to excellence for all pupils

We offer you:

  • An opportunity to play a major role in the development of a fabulous school
  • A dedicated, supportive and friendly staff
  • Excellent relationships with Local Schools and the LA
  • Happy children who enjoy coming to school, and parents who strongly support our nurturing ethos
  • A supportive Governing Body

Visits to the school are not currently possible due to Covid 19 restrictions, however should you wish to discuss the post please contact Ben Large our Pastoral Lead in school on 01925 818549

We will not consider applications in the form of CVs.
Ref: Schools

Salary Grade 6 Term Time only plus 5 INSETS

Closing date for applications: Noon on Tuesday 26th January 2021

Shortlisting: Wednesday 27th January. Those not successful at shortlisting stage will not be notified.

Interviews: W/C 1st February 2021.

Woolston Brook School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure application through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Downloads

Application Form
Equal Opportunities and Monitoring
Job Description and Person Specification