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West Coker CofE VC Primary School

'All Life's Strands Entwined'

Support Staff

Teaching Assistant

Fixed Term until August 2022 in the first instance

From Grade 15 Point 3 to 4 depending on experience

35 hours per week including a daily lunch duty and wrap around care.

 

An exciting opportunity has come up at our small village school to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant and lunchtime supervisor to become part of our friendly and supportive team.

The successful candidates will be supporting children in Key Stage 1 or 2.  Experience in either Key Stage would be beneficial. Please make any Key Stage preference clear on your application.

 

We are looking for someone:

  • Who is calm, flexible and imaginative.
  • Has good interpersonal skills and is able to use their initiative as well as working well in a team.
  • Has a good level of English, Maths and IT skills.
  • Who is able to offer experience in an alternative curriculum area, such as PE or a language. (Desirable)

 

This role will be classroom-based with the successful candidate taking direction from the class teacher and SENCO to provide high quality support to small groups of children and individuals.

 

A willingness to undertake the following training is essential:

  • Children Protection and Prevent Training
  • First Aid Training

 

The successful candidate will be:

  • Committed to safeguarding and confidentiality.
  • Committed to inclusion and equality.
  • Professional, reliable and flexible.
  • Calm and consistent.
  • Able to follow school policies and guidelines.
  • Able to cooperate and liaise well with the SENDCo and other professionals.

 

The school is able to offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive environment.
  • The opportunity to work with an experienced and enthusiastic school team.
  • A commitment to professional development.
  • A caring and innovative atmosphere.

 

Visits to the school are welcome. Please phone 01935 862568 to arrange this.

For all posts, previous experience of such work would be an advantage. However, we will encourage and support individuals who have the potential to undertake this type of work.

 

Closing date: 4th October

Interviews:  11th October

Start Date: 1st November 2021

West Coker VC Primary School is responsible for safe recruitment and promotes the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

For further details on this post, please contact our team:

westcoker@educ.somerset.gov.uk

 

Midday Supervisor and Crossing Control

Fixed Term until August 2022 in the first instance

From Grade 16 Point 2

10 hours per week over 5 days, Term Time Only

MDSA (Mon–Fri, 11:45pm – 12:45pm)

Crossing Control (Mon-Fri, 8.30am-9am and 3.00pm-3.30pm)

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic, energetic and caring Midday Supervisor and Crossing Controller.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Some experience of working in a primary school setting (desirable).
  • An ability to relate well to children and an awareness of their needs.
  • An ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Some experience in supporting children at lunchtimes (desirable).
  • A willingness to administer first aid.
  • Food Safety and Hygiene certified (desirable).
  • The confidence and authority to supervise children crossing the road.

 

Visits to the school are welcome. Please phone 01935 862568 to arrange this.

For all posts, previous experience of such work would be an advantage. However, we will encourage and support individuals who have the potential to undertake this type of work.

 

Closing date: 4th October 2021

Interviews: 7th October 2021 

Start Date: ASAP

West Coker VC Primary School is responsible for safe recruitment and promotes the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

For further details on this post, please contact our team:

westcoker@educ.somerset.gov.uk

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