Elm Tree Community Primary School is a specialist school catering for children who have a statement for Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. 

At Elm Tree School we pride ourselves on providing an exciting and stimulating curriculum that engages all our children and allows us to meet the individual needs of each and every child. We are a caring school where each child is valued as an individual and their achievements, big or small, are recognised and celebrated. All staff work hard to provide the best for our children, families and the community. 

 

 

Elm Tree Community Primary School

TA2b – Actual Salary (£14,170 - £15,588)

Would you like a new challenge in an outstanding Special School, working with a range of needs in a friendly and supportive environment, committed to developing staff?

We are looking for teaching assistant interested in developing their career.  Previous experience of working in a special needs setting is not essential as we are looking for an individual that is passionate about working with children and is willing to support our vision.  We currently have 93 children on roll. You will join a team that is passionately committed to harnessing the educational potential of all our children whilst encouraging them to engage in daily life with increased confidence, self-esteem and independence. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check will be sought for the successful candidate.

Visits to our school are actively encouraged. Please contact Martyn Taylor, Deputy Headteacher, Tel:  01695 50924. Email: deputy@elmtree.lancs.sch.uk to arrange a visit or for an application pack.

Closing date: Monday 26th November at 12 noon

 


 

Elm Tree Community Primary School

Role: School Dog Handler

TA2b – Actual Salary (£14,170 - £15,588)

Would you like a new challenge in an outstanding Special School, working with our school dog maximising his impact on our fantastic children.

We are looking for teaching assistant interested in developing their career.  Previous experience of working with children in any setting is essential.  The role will involve working with our school dog and supporting his role within the classroom.  A good working knowledge of dog handling is essential weather this is through personal or professional experience.  We are looking for an individual that is passionate about working and supporting children with a range of additional needs.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check will be sought for the successful candidate.

Visits to our school are actively encouraged. Please contact Martyn Taylor, Deputy Headteacher, Tel:  01695 50924. Email: deputy@elmtree.lancs.sch.uk to arrange a visit or for an application pack.

Closing date: Friday 30th November at 12 noon

 


Teaching Assistant level 2 - Elm Tree Community Primary School

Job Number: Lancs12489

Location: Skelmersdale

Contract Type: Apprentice

Working Hours: 32.5 per week

Salary: 3.7 GBP per hour

Closing Date: 01/01/2019

 

About the Role

An Apprentice Teaching Assistant is required to join our team. We wish them to share our educational philosophy on the provision of high-quality, creative learning opportunities with a view to developing the whole child. The successful apprentice will be supporting to provide a safe, happy and well-disciplined learning environment, which enables our children to acquire a wide range of knowledge, skills and practical abilities.

Key Accountabilities

Under the guidance of teachers, the successful candidate will be involved in working with individuals or small groups of children to support the education, personal and social development of pupils and establishing positive relationships to assist pupils complete structured learning activities. Duties may include: 

•Support to implement learning activities working with individual or small groups of pupils
•Support to assist the development of varying skills that support pupils' learning.
•Support in producing learning resources
•Support to assist in pupil supervision
•Support in monitoring and recording of pupil progress and developmental needs.
•Reporting pupil progress to the teacher
•Work within the schools policy and procedures
•Working to the relevant apprenticeship standard/framework and completing work in a timely manner

In addition to the accountabilities above, the apprentice may be required to undertake any of the duties normally associated with a Teaching Assistant to support with their training and development.

Skills and Experience

Applicants wishing to apply for this position should ideally have GCSE Maths and English at grade C/ Grade 4 or equivalent although this is not an essential requirement for the role

Experience of working with or caring for children of a relevant age in a voluntary or work experience capacity is desirable 

The successful candidate would also have the following skills:
Good team player
Good communicator with parents, teachers and pupils
Good time management skills 
Good organisational skills
Knowledge and understanding of confidentiality
Ability to use ICT
Ability to work towards the apprenticeship standard/framework

Other

The successful apprentice will be expected to apply themselves to the apprenticeship with commitment and diligence.

The apprentice will also be required to commit to the school's values and ethos.

For more information about the role please contact Elm Tree Community Primary School on 01695 50924

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