THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Wrexham,
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £0.00 - £10,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 12 July, 2024 12:00 AM

This job application date has now expired.

Level 1 Teaching Assistant (nursery - Pm 13.75 Hpw)

Wrexham Council
Description

St. Mary's Church Aided School

School Lane

Overton on Dee

Wrexham

LL13 0ES

01978 710370

Headteacher: Mr. D Morris

FOUNDATION PHASE

LEVEL 1 TEACHING ASSISTANT

G03 £7,051 - £7,168 per annum

13.75 hours per week

12.30 - 3.15pm Monday - Friday

Potential to combine with AM TA Vacancy

Temporary, starting 01/09/2024 until 31/08/2025

TERM TIME ONLY WITH NO TERM TIME LEAVE

To commence September 2024

The governors of St Mary's CIW Overton-on-Dee School are seeking to appoint a caring, enthusiastic and hard-working Level 1 teaching assistant who is committed to supporting and promoting positive pupil well-being and learner experiences as well as working towards continuing their own professional development. As a Level 1 Teaching Assistant, you will be working within our friendly Early Learning department:

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

SUPPORT FOR THE PUPILS
• Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
• Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes
• Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
• Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
• Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
• Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
• Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher

SUPPORT FOR THE TEACHERS
• Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils' work
• Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
• Assist with the planning of learning activities
• Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed
• Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils achievement, progress, problems etc.
• Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
• Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers
• Administer routine tests and invigilate exams and undertake routine marking of pupils' work
• Provide clerical/admin. support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, money, administer coursework etc.

SUPPORT FOR THE SCHOOL
• Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
• Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
• Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
• Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
• Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required
• Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
• Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtime
• Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and take responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher

For further information about the post, please contact the Headteacher on the number above.

Applicants are very welcome to visit the school. Please telephone to make an appointment.

To apply: Please complete electronically the attached PDF application form below and send with any supporting information to Mr. D Morris (Headteacher) at mailbox@stmarys-overton-pri.wrexham.sch.uk

In the event that you need to complete the form manually, please print, complete and return to the school at the address above.

PLEASE CLEARLY INDICATE 'NURSERY TA PM' ON THE APPLICATION FORM.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not always able to contact each applicant individually, therefore if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has not been successful.

An Enhanced DBS & EWC registration is required for this position.

The Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Closing Date: 12th July 2024

Shortlisting/ Interviews: Week commencing 15th July 2024

Interviews and observations: Please note - as part of the interview process there will be a short observation of an activity within a classroom situation provided by the class teacher, in advance.