Senior Teaching Assistant

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Closing date: 24 September 2014

Tel: 01844 210707


Working under guidance, and independently, to provide support in addressing the needs of students who require particular help to overcome barriers to learning.

Salary - The salary for the post will be Grade 7. This is equivalent to £10.27 to £11.26 per hour (pay award pending). Starting salary will be dependent upon qualifications and previous, directly comparable experience.

There will be an entitlement to paid leave, based on length of service (starting at a minimum 5.89 weeks per year). Leave must be taken during school holidays.

Hours - The hours are from 29 to 32 hours per week, term time only.

Flexibility required as some working days will start at 8am/8.30am. Some finish times may be an hour after the end of the school day depending on student’s needs. Requirements to be discussed at interview.

Standard school day

Monday & Thursday 8.30am – 3.45pm*

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 8.30am – 2.50pm*

*includes an unpaid lunchbreak

This position is subject to a variable hours clause where the contracted hours can be reduced by a third. This enables schools to manage the fluctuations in students’ needs that can occur from one year to the next while offering a permanent contract.

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