Burghill Community Academy

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One to One Teaching Assistant


Organisation - Burghill Community Academy


Salary - £8.50 to £9.50 depending on experience


Closing Date Midday on Friday 18th January 2019.


30 hours per week – term time only - linked to a specified child.

Burghill currently has around 100 children on roll, taught in 4 classes in a safe friendly and welcoming learning environment by a talented staff team with the highest expectations for every child. We strive to teach a creative and varied curriculum, enriched by a range of opportunities and experiences both and in and out of the classroom.


We follow the principles of a Values Education school and are proud that our children demonstrate good manners and respect at all times; recognising their responsibilities in contributing to a successful wider community.


It is our aim to develop resourceful and responsible young people who have successfully acquired the essential learning skills that they will need for life. We look forward to welcoming you and your children to our happy and popular school.


We are looking for enthusiastic, exceptional, irrepressible and patient Teaching Assistant, preferably with experience in KS2. The post holder would need to be strong in character to deal with challenges from time to time, however, would also need to possess a caring, nurturing personality, allowing the child to develop to the best of their ability. A working knowledge of ASD is preferable and an undesrtanding that communication is often shown through behaviour.


The school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of every child and as such appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.


Further information and application details are available on our website www.burghillacademy.com or telephone 01432 760240 with any queries. Completed application forms to be sent to admin@burghill.hereford.sch.uk.


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 23rd January, with a view to start on Monday 25th February.


Only those selected for Interview will be contacted.