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Malmesbury Park Primary Academy

Teaching Assistant - ELF

Closing date: 05/10/2020 at 17:00

Interview date: 14/10/2020

Job Start Date: November 2020

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension.

Hours of Work: Permanent contract, Part-time, Term-time: 10 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Location of Role: Malmesbury Park Primary Academy, Lowther Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8LU

Contact e-mail address: office@malmesburypark.bournemouth.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teaching assistant to join the Emotional Literacy and Feelings (ELF) team at Malmesbury Park Primary Academy.

The role involves working in a team of three to provide ELF support to children with social and emotional needs, as well as providing support to the wider school community as required. Part of the role will entail developing strong relationships with parents, carers and children alike. You may act as a key person for a number of children, taking responsibility for their social and emotional wellbeing throughout their time with us.

The ideal candidate will be hard working, friendly and outgoing. They will have an enthusiasm for working with children, particularly those with social and emotional needs. They will have a talent for engaging with sometimes complex children, encouraging social interaction, developing independence, self esteem and encouraging all individuals to achieve their goals.

The right person will be confident in dealing with challenging behaviour and understanding complex social and emotional issues. A qualification to support children with social and emotional needs would be highly beneficial – for example ELSA.

Application Procedure

So if you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, please get in touch with Joe Colegrove, Office Manager at office@malmesburypark.bournemouth.sch.uk or on 01202 291227

To apply:  Please visit our website, register and apply online at

https://www.reachsouth.org/ta-elf-malmesbury-park

Safer Recruitment

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application before submitting.

About us

Address: Lowther Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8LU

Telephone: 01202 291227

Website: https://www.reachsouth.org/ta-elf-malmesbury-park

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