Position: Teaching Assistant
Job Location: Queensbury School

Salary:  £10.55 per hour

We require casual Teaching Assistants and are seeking to build up a pool of Level 2 Teaching Assistants who are available to cover absences as they arise across the school. (This may be to cover short term absence). The role will involve supporting class teachers with the preparation of resources for lessons, supporting pupils during lessons and supporting the needs and well-being of pupils throughout the school day.  These roles will ideally suit people who do not want to be tied to a regular working commitment.  Successful candidates will be able to state a preference for working days and availability.

Students at Queensbury School work on a differentiated National Curriculum but some achieve up to GCSE levels.  Life skills and social communication are key learning skills for our young people.  Queensbury School is looking for keen and talented Level 2 Teaching Assistants who are committed to child centred learning, able to plan and deliver the curriculum in an exciting and stimulating way, can communicate effectively with children, staff and parents and is able to work as part of a team.

Please note that only school application forms will be accepted, we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them instead of an application form.

The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks.  Please note Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be paid by the successful candidate (approx. £50).

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

A copy of our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be found at; https://queensburysch.com/policies/

Closing Date: 4th September 2022

Interviews to be held: week commencing: week commencing 12th September 2022

Application packs can be obtained from the BCC website, WMjobs and the school website: www.queensburysch.com  Please return completed application forms to Mrs Jackie Keach at the above address or email to enquiry@queensbury.eiat.org.uk  Please note, if you have not had a reply to your application by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been selected for an interview on this occasion. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

This school is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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