One to one Teaching Assistant

Contract: Temporary Contract until 31st August 2020 in the first instance

Hours: 32.5 hours a week (term time only +5 TED)


Do you relate to young people and accept all their differences? Then you could be the person we are looking for! We are a progressive school which delivers a holistic curriculum incorporating mainstream academic teaching and learning with a wide range of therapeutic approaches to develop the whole child. 


We are looking to appoint an experienced, forward-thinking teaching assistant to work in our school. You will need to be skilled in a variety of settings, be self-confident and a team player. The successful candidate will be required to support and work with a pupil on a one to one basis, as well as part of a small group, increasing their ability to access all aspects of school life.


You need to demonstrate an ability to be flexible, enthusiastic, strong behaviour management skills and be able to use your own initiative.  You require a good level of education and evidence of good behaviour management as well as the ability to think on your feet and adapt learning where necessary.  


If you feel that you can make a difference to the lives of the young people in a positive way, then we would love to hear from you.   For application pack and to arrange to visit our school please contact Sarah Brown on 01562 823582.


Birchen Coppice Primary Academy is part of the Victoria Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust (MAT). We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and pre-employment health screening.


Closing date for applications: 12 Noon Monday, 30th September 2019 

Interview date: w/c Monday 7th October 2019