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Teaching Assistants required for our new purpose built special school Polden Bower  from September 2021 – Permanent Contract.

32.5 hours per week 39 Weeks per year. (Term time plus INSET days) Term time hours of work: Monday 08:45 am – 4.45 pm Tuesday – Friday 08:45 am to 3:30 pm. Part time may be considered.  In addition to this, we are looking to cover a period of maternity leave from September 2021

Grade 15   £13,901 – £14,179 Actual annual gross salary

Grade 14   £14,179 – £14,752 Actual annual gross salary

Dependent on experience

This is a very exciting time to be joining a growing Federation, we are working in partnership with The Bridge School which is the PRU within Bridgwater. We are also nearing the completion of our purpose built new school – Polden Bower School. This will be a 160 place special school and will have the specialist resources needed to meet the needs of our students.

Our new school, Polden Bower will be an all phase school, bringing together pupils from both Penrose and Elmwood Schools. Our sixth form will be based at a new purpose built site “Centre for Independence” based on Albert Street in Bridgwater

We are seeking candidates that are resilient, positive, enthusiastic and able to demonstrate flexibility, empathy and excellent communication skills. In return, the federation is committed to developing the skills of all staff and offer a rich CPD programme.

You will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • An understanding of how children and young people learn
  • An ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and families
  • Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills

If you feel you have what it takes to work with us to achieve the very best for our students we would very much like to hear from you.

Closing date: Monday 21 June 2021 at midday

Interview date: Thursday 1 July 2021

Telephone: 01278 456243

Email: sch.601@educ.somerset.gov.uk

Elmwood & Penrose Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

Elmwood & Penrose Federation, Hamp Avenue, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6AW

Tel: 01278 456243     Email: sch.601@educ.somerset.gov.uk www.elmwood-school.org.uk

Age range: 4-19

Caretaker required for our new purpose built special school Polden Bower

Permanent Contract to start ASAP. Full time 37 hours per week all year round

Grade 14 £18,933 – £19,698 Dependent on experience

Elmwood & Penrose Federation are seeking to appoint an organised and reliable Caretaker. You will be part of a team responsible for the high quality maintenance, security and cleanliness of the new Polden Bower school buildings. The team is led by our Premise Manager.

You will need to be a good team player and confident with working in a busy environment. You will also need to be available to attend out of hours to urgent security or maintenance issues and to open and lock premises on a daily basis, possibly on a spilt shift and to open and lock the building for pre-arranged lettings. You will ideally be able to drive and be willing to move between different sites throughout the day and be happy to drive the school vehicles An awareness of Health & Safety and building skills would be an advantage as would knowledge of COSH. There are also some cleaning responsibilities.

This is a very exciting time to be joining a growing Federation, we are working in partnership with The Bridge School which is the PRU within Bridgwater and Avalon School in Street. We are also nearing the completion of our purpose built new school – Polden Bower School. This will be a 160 place special school and will have the specialist resources needed to meet the needs of our students.

If you feel you have what it takes to work with us to achieve the very best for our school we would very much like to hear from you.

Enquiries and visits are welcomed, if you would like to arrange this, please email the school mailbox: sch.601@educ.somerset.gov.uk

You will be entitled to 24 days holiday and Bank holidays. Holidays cannot be facilitated during term time.

Closing date: Thursday 17 June 2021

Interviews: Thursday 24 June 2021

Elmwood & Penrose Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

Elmwood & Penrose Federation, Hamp Avenue, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6AW

Tel: 01278 456243     Email: sch.601@educ.somerset.gov.uk www.elmwood-school.org.uk

Age range: 4-19

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