Temporary Part-Time Specialist Teaching Assistant - Inclusion and Vulnerable Children's Team
Employer:Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
Published:Mon 02/12/2013 10:01 AM
Closing date:Tue 10/12/2013 12:00 PM
Working pattern:Part Time, Temporary position
Hours:10 hours per week
Salary:£5,142 to £5,703 per annum
Services: Inclusion and Vulnerable Children’s Team – Sensory Needs Team (Hearing)
Job Title: Temporary Part-Time Specialist Teaching Assistant
Salary: £5,142 to £5,703 per annum
Closing Date: by noon on Friday 13th December 2013
Ref: 4248 Required for January 2014. The Sensory Needs Team – Hearing is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Specialist Teaching Assistant to work as part of the team which supports pupils with a hearing impairment. Deployment will be to support a deaf pupil who attends Yesoiday Ha Torah Primary School. The hours of work are 10 per week, term-time only, to be worked during the morning on each day Monday to Friday, subject to service requirements. This post is temporary to cover the maternity leave of the substantive postholder. A Diploma in Childcare and Education; NVQ 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development (CCLD); NVQ 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning; Foundation degree in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent qualification is desirable.
The ability to read, write and speak Hebrew as well as knowledge of the cultural and religious practices of the Orthodox Jewish community is desirable.
Experience of working with hearing impaired children is desirable but not essential. The Sensory Needs Team – Hearing is an enthusiastic and supportive team made up of Teachers of the Deaf and Specialist Teaching Assistants. Training and on-going guidance regarding supporting hearing children will be provided for the successful candidate. In order to support budget reductions in Local Government, the Council looked at many ways to reduce spending that minimised the need to reduce employee numbers or impact on services. There are two measures which have been put in place which are applicable to all staff up to and including the Chief Executive: • Incremental progression within grades has been frozen until April 2014 and
• All employees are required to take an additional 3 days (unpaid) annual leave. This can be taken at any time during the leave year The cost of these additional days is spread over 12 months or pro rata to your start date. Employees of Bury Council have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.