Teaching Assistant (1:1 Support)

Required for September 2022, fixed term until 31 August 2023.

Salary £14,660 per annum (£22,027 FTE).

Bedford Modern School is an HMC Independent Co-educational Day School located on the outskirts of Bedford. Our facilities are excellent and include a separate Junior School, dedicated Sixth Form building, purpose-built Science Centre opened in 2017 and extensive sports facilities.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our Academic Support and Additional Needs Faculty to work one to one with a named Year 7 student who has Special Educational Needs.

Ideally applicants will have experience and understanding of supporting students with SEND, in particular ADHD and ASC to help them to overcome barriers to learning and encourage them to become successful independent learners.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and caring coupled with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will also have the ability to resolve problems and deal with various SEND barriers using your knowledge of current interventions and strategies.

The post will be 32.5 hours per week, term time only.

In return, we can offer a competitive salary, friendly working environment, private healthcare scheme, a generous pension scheme, free lunches (in term time) and ongoing training and development opportunities.

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 13 July 2022

Interview: Friday 15 July 2022

The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other relevant checks.

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