Teaching Assistant - Magdalen Court School

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  • Multiple Terms
  • £10.41 per hour (£14,938 (per annum, actual salary)

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About Magdalen Court School
Magdalen Court School provides education for up to 80 pupils with special educational needs. The focus for the school is to support pupils with high levels of anxiety and specific learning difficulties including autism.

Magdalen Court School strives to create an environment where each pupil’s individual strengths, talents and aptitudes are nurtured and developed. It is an inclusive school which works to provide a first-class education that encourages pupils to think independently and to develop their full intellectual, creative and physical potential. Its success is the result of the recognition of the unique worth and importance of each child.

By knowing every pupil socially, emotionally and academically, Magdalen Court School can be sure that each pupil will flourish and acquire the confidence and self-belief to achieve a fulfilling and successful future and to become confident, accomplished and ambitious young adults.

Magdalen Court School are looking to appoint a number of general teaching assistants to work as directed throughout the school. 

The successful candidates will provide general support, under the direction of a teacher, to help engage and support the progress of children and young people in the school. 

Experience of working with children who have autism or anxiety would be an advantage. 

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

A full induction programme and opportunities for professional development will be provided. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Please ensure you read and understand our Privacy Notice, which is attached with this pack, before applying. We make appointments in accordance with our Recruitment and Selection Policy. 
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Interested applicants may email s.o'connell@magdalencourtschool.co.uk and r.schofield@magdalencourtschool.co.uk to discuss the role further and/ or arrange a visit.

A full induction programme and opportunities for professional development will be provided.

How to apply: 
Please complete the teacher’s application form which accompanies this advert and can also be found on our school website  https://magdalencourtschool.co.uk/about-us/vacancies/

When completing application forms, applicants are advised that submitting an incorrect or insufficiently completed application form will result in non-selection for an interview. Particular attention should be made to supplying a full career history since secondary education and referees meeting the required criteria

Please send completed applications to: h.austin@magdalencourtschool.co.uk by midday on the closing date.

Please note: CVs will not be considered. 

We reserve the right to conclude the application period before the closing date.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX2 4NU


  • Reference

    JS03602


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support


  • Salary Details

    £10.41 per hour (£14,938 (per annum, actual salary)


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday, 36.6 weeks per annum, term time only

  • Closing Date

    25/09/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes