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Current Vacancies

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 We currently have one vacancy

Teaching Assistant – 1:1 support of Year 3 Autistic pupil within the Margaret Coates Centre             30 hours Teaching Assistant per week, Term Time Only and 2.5 hours School Meals Supervisory Assistant.    

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

 The Margaret Coates Centre is at the forefront of Autism teaching practice and research and is the only provision in the local area to receive accreditation from the National Autistic Society. 

Applications are invited from excellent practitioners to join our team here at Margaret Coates Centre, part of St Martin’s Garden Primary School, specifically to support a Year 3 child with autism to access the curriculum. 

Teaching Assistant 30 hours per week Grade P £16,781 - £17,419 pro rata, pa

SMSA 2.5 hours 30 mins per week Grade Q11 -  £15,807 pro rata, pa 

Mon - Fri  - 8.30 am-3.30 pm which includes a 30 minute unpaid lunchbreak.  

You will need to have recent experience of working 1:1 with a child on the autistic spectrum, or with small groups of children, and a clear understanding of the needs of AS children.  You will be keen to learn about sensory support or already have knowledge of how sensory issues can affect children with autism. You will need to be caring and sensitive to the needs of the children as well as flexible and confident to deal with challenging behaviour. You will be expected to support the child for a range of activities and work as part of a close knit team. 

Induction, training and support is available for the successful candidate. 

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.  To arrange a visit, please contact Michael Bogg, MCC Team Leader on 01225 832112. 

This is a temporary appointment to provide support in respect of a named child and will continue pending review of the EHCP or the child’s departure from school, if earlier. 

Closing date: Friday 6 October 2017 

Interview Date: week commencing: 16 October 2017

Anticipated start date: 30 October 2017 

Teaching Assistant/SMSA Application form click here

Teaching Assistant Job Description click here

Teaching Assistant Person specification click here


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We are unable to accept CVs ~ please complete the application form and email it or post to the school marked FTAO: Dawn Wells, Personnel Officer.  

Please submit your application to the school email address school@stmartinsgarden.org.uk marked FAO Mrs Dawn Wells, Personnel Officer or post to the School address.

For any queries please contact Mrs Wells on the school email address or telephone: 01225 832112. 

St Martin’s Garden Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our safer recruiting policy requires an enhanced DBS check prior to taking up post.