Southmead Primary School

Southmead Primary School

Headteacher: Mr Nicholas Plumb

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Southmead Primary is an inclusive school and the children are at the heart of everything we do.  All staff are encouraged to build positive relationships with children, parents and visitors to the school.  Southmead Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for all posts.

We make a commitment to employ and retain disabled people.

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Jobs currently advertised below:

 

1:1 Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant - Cover
Meal Time Assistants - Cover.

Please use the Support Staff Application form below to apply for any of the support staff jobs currently listed.  Please use the Teachers Application form to apply for the teaching post.

1:1 Teaching Assistant

Fixed Term

To start September 22

 

30 hours per week / 38 weeks (Term time only 8.45 – 3.15 Monday – Friday)


We are also looking for Teaching Assistants on a cover basis.

 

£18,516 - £18,887 FTE (£9.60 - £9.79 per hour)

Actual Salary £11,508 - £11,736 (01/04/21)

 

Southmead Primary School is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced teaching assistants to support individual pupils with SEND in our Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 classes.  We are looking for a motivated team player ideally with experience of working with children with a range of needs both individually and in small groups.  A positive and encouraging attitude is essential, as is kindness, patience and an ability to use your initiative. You will need to have experience of working alongside staff to plan and deliver a differentiated curriculum and timetable based on the specific needs of one particular child or small group of children. We are looking for applicants who are dedicated to making a difference to children’s lives and to ensure every child has the opportunities they deserve.

 

This post is fixed term based on the continued attendance of the named pupil at Southmead Primary School or any review of their special needs.

 

In return, we can offer you a friendly, inclusive school with an exciting and motivating curriculum. We have the community at the heart of our education, where we work together to enjoy learning and provide pupils with the knowledge and skills to help them in the future. You will be working alongside an experienced and supportive team and there will be ongoing opportunities for training.

 

We are looking for someone with the following essential qualities:

 

  • A Teaching and Learning Assistant Level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of working with children and/or children with additional needs (this can include your own children or in another setting)
  • Experience of working with children with Autism, dyslexia, trauma or speech and language needs
  • Experience of delivering 1:1 and/or small group interventions
  • Experience of setting clear and consistent boundaries
  • A positive and encouraging attitude
  • Kindness and patience
  • A willingness to learn
  • An ability to work within a team
  • GCSE Grade C or above, or equivalent, in English and Maths

    In return we can offer
  • A friendly and supportive school team
  • Term Time only working
  • Local Government Pension

 

This role requires the ability to fulfill all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. 

 

Southmead Primary School is located in an 'area of outstanding beauty', has extensive grounds and community sports facilities.  Our curriculum is stimulating, relevant to life in our global community in the 21st century. 

 

Southmead Primary is an inclusive school and the children are at the heart of everything we do. All staff are encouraged to build positive relationships with children, parents and visitors to the school.

 

Application forms can be downloaded from the school website www.southmead.devon.sch.uk.  Please state which post you are applying for on your application form and address it to the Headteacher.  Completed application forms should be returned to adrescher@southmead.devon.sch.uk.  

 

Southmead Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for this post.

 

Closing date:  noon on 11th July 2022

 

 

Teaching Assistant - cover

£18,516 - £18,887 FTE (£9.60 - £9.79 per hour)

 

We are looking for people on an ad hoc basis to cover for staff absences. You would get paid for the hours you work and wouldn’t be committed to everyday – just as and when you are needed and are available. You will need to have a current DBS check which we can arrange if you are interested.

 

Ideally we are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • A Teaching and Learning Assistant Level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of working with children and/or children with additional needs
  • Experience of delivering 1:1 and/or small group interventions
  • Experience of setting clear and consistent boundaries
  • A positive and encouraging attitude
  • Kindness and patience
  • A willingness to learn
  • An ability to work within a team
  • GCSE Grade C or above, or equivalent, in English and Maths

 

This role requires the ability to fulfill all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. This post is a fixed term contract to cover for maternity leave. 

 

Southmead Primary is an inclusive school and the children are at the heart of everything we do. All staff are encouraged to build positive relationships with children, parents and visitors to the school.

 

If you are interested in this post please speak to the office staff .  We will need an application form completed to apply for this role, this can be downloaded from this page.  Please state which post (s) you are applying for on your application form and address it to the Headteacher.  Completed application forms  should be returned to adrescher@southmead.devon.sch.uk. 

 

Southmead Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for this post.

 

Meal Time Assistant – Cover

We are looking for people who have an hour or so to spare between either 11.50am – 1.05pm or 12.15pm – 1.30pm on an ad hoc basis to cover lunchtimes on the KS1 and KS2 playgrounds. You would get paid for the hours you work and wouldn’t be committed to everyday – as and when you are needed and are available. You will need to have a current DBS check which we can arrange if you are interested.

If you are interested, please speak with one of the members of staff in the school office.

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