Job Opportunities

We currently have the following job vacancies at Avalon School:

Special Needs Teaching Assistants - Full Time Fixed Term Contract

Contract dates: September 2019 to 31st August 2020 (in the first instance).

Head Teacher : Laura Searle

Hours are 34.24 per week which includes After School Club (on Tuesdays or Thursdays to be determined by the Head teacher)

Salary Grade 14: £18,426 (£9.55 Per Hour) paid pro rata of full time (37 hrs)

Due to the increasing size of the school, Avalon are seeking to recruit Teaching Assistants to start September 2019.

Avalon is a growing special school catering for young people aged 11 to 19 years with a range of learning difficulties, including pupils with profound and complex medical needs. Our teaching assistants support pupils’ learning and personal care. 

The right candidate will have a positive attitude and a commitment to supporting pupils’ learning in school, as well as in the community, for example at college, the farm, off site educational visits and residential opportunities. All of these things are at the heart of our curriculum.

As we continue to extend our provision for vocational learning, and preparing our learners for their adult lives, we also welcome applications from those from trade and vocational careers who have a commitment to enabling learners with SEN. 

There are also opportunities for Teaching Assistants to progress and develop through the TA progression pathways.

Closing Date: 9am Thursday 27th June 2019

Interview Date: Tuesday 4th July 2019

To apply complete Somerset County Council application form, outlining how your experience, skills and expertise equip you for the role. Please refer to the person specification and job description in your application.

Applications to; sch.610@educ.somerset.gov.uk or the school office.

For further information please contact the school office.

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