Vacancy – Teaching Assistant – Level 3

Fisher More is a thriving, oversubscribed, comprehensive Catholic school, proud of its heritage and success, and always striving for improvement. With a large expansion of our site due to commence later this year to accommodate an increase in pupil numbers from 750 to 900, we are looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated members of staff to join our ‘family Fisher More’ for this exciting phase in our journey

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join our already established nurture team. The main duty of the role will be to lead intervention programmes with small groups of pupils, to work with teachers in a collaborative way, to meet the social and curriculum needs of pupils, and to support pupils who display challenging behaviour or are vulnerable to social, emotional, academic or behavioural exclusion.

Hours: 35 per week, term time plus 5 Inset days

Salary: Grade 6 (SCP 11 - 19, £24,054 to £27,852 per annum, pro-rata)

We are looking for someone who: -

• Has experience and the willingness to undergo training

• Is confident in supporting vulnerable pupils

• Is friendly and approachable

• Is a solid team player

• Has the skill-set to work independently

• Has excellent communication skills

• Has the ability to work with children and their families in a sensitive and positive way

• Has planning, organisational and IT skills

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and will have a flexible approach to the tasks they undertake. The position will be ideally suited to someone with previous experience working within a busy school environment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Completed application forms should be submitted to the Mrs A Atkins, School Business Manager atkins.a@fishermore.lancs.sch.uk Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 2nd June 2023

This school is an equal opportunities employer.

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