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PERMANENT LEVEL 3 TEACHING ASSISTANT

  • Employer: Jigsaw
  • Reference: JIG/24/279508
  • Published: Thu 02/05/2024, 13:39 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 22/05/2024, 18:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Term time plus 5 INSETs
  • Salary: Grade E (SCP 7 – 11) Pro-rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Jigsaw Primary Pupil Referral Unit, Merseyside

Teaching Assistant Level 3, Jigsaw Primary Pupil Referral Unit

To commence September 2024
Permanent - 36 hours - Term time plus 5 INSET - Grade E £24,294 to £25,979 (pro-rata)

Jigsaw PRU caters for pupils between 5 and 11 who are at risk of exclusion or have been excluded from school. Class sizes are small, with a high adult pupil ratio. The team are dedicated to helping pupils thrive and supporting their educational journey. We are a close team, who support each other in giving our pupils what they need. We adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of our pupils.

Jigsaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

In addition to the candidate’s ability to perform the duties of the post, the interview will also explore issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

The Management Committee of Jigsaw are seeking to appoint an excellent and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our team who:

  • Is passionate about teaching and learning in the SEN sector
  • Is able to build positive, nurturing relationships with pupils
  • Has a desire to make a difference for pupils experiencing challenge
  • Is committed to developing the whole child
  • Understands the issues surrounding pupils at a referral unit
  • Is able to motivate and inspire pupils
  • Has experience of working within the primary phase
  • Has high expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour
  • Works well as part of a team

 

We can offer:

  • A committed and caring team
  • An opportunity to support pupils in an exciting alternative setting
  • Support in developing skills in SEN
  • Excellent support and guidance

 

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website, which can be accessed here: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974 

In accordance with our statutory obligations under Keeping Children Safe in Education Jigsaw is required to conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online, which we may want to explore with you at the interview.

Please ensure there are no unaccounted-for gaps in employment or training history on the application form. 

Visits to school are welcomed and can be arranged by calling the school office on 0151 934 2485.

Closing Date:              22.05.24

Shortlisting:                23.05.24

Interviews:                  05.06.24

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  • Employer: Jigsaw
  • Reference: JIG/24/279508
  • Published: Thu 02/05/2024, 13:39 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 22/05/2024, 18:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Term time plus 5 INSETs
  • Salary: Grade E (SCP 7 – 11) Pro-rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Jigsaw Primary Pupil Referral Unit, Merseyside

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