HunnyHill Primary School

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TEACHING ASSISTANT

Hunnyhill Primary School, Forest Road, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5SH

Grade 5 £13,090

Contact: 01983 522506 or email, office@hunnyhillschool.co.uk . An Application Pack can be requested from tallman@hunnyhillschool.co.uk

Vacancy Reference: TAH0622

Closing Date: 06/07/2022

TEACHING ASSISTANT

Hunnyhill Primary School, Forest Road, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5SH

Contract Type: Permanent, Term-time only (27.5 hours per week)

Salary: Grade 5 £13,090 - £13,352 (FTE £20,443 - £20,852)

 

We are currently seeking a Teaching Assistant to join the team at Hunnyhill Primary School. 

Initially based in Early Years/KS1 You will support the teaching and learning of pupils to help them meet their potential, giving you the opportunity of achieving great job satisfaction in an inclusive, positive learning environment. 

You will be patient and reliable, be able to work well in a team which works proactively to meet each pupil’s needs and have experience of working with children in a Primary school setting – ideally within Early Years.

To support this, the ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of teaching and behaviour strategies and you will hold a TA level 2 or 3 qualification,  

Visits to the school from prospective candidates are very welcome and should be by prior arrangement with the head teacher.  These should be arranged through the school office on 01983 522506 or email, office@hunnyhillschool.co.uk .  An Application Pack can be requested from tallman@hunnyhillschool.co.uk

Hunnyhill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  The Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. 

All successful applicants will be required to obtain enhanced DBS clearance.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

 

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years

 

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

 

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

 

Closing Date for Applications: 12 noon Wednesday 6th July 2022

Interviews scheduled for: Monday 11th July 2022