Teaching Assistant Level 2 – Dari & Pashto Speaking
Temporary (until Easter in the first instance), 32 hours per week, term time only
WPT Band 3 £18,933 – £19,698 (£14,170 – £14,742 pro rata)
As soon as possible
At Wickersley Partnership Trust, students and learning are at the centre of everything we do. We nurture the development of knowledge, creativity, skills and understanding to help our children develop into happy, healthy, caring and successful citizens. We do this in a safe and positive learning environment where every individual is valued, self-belief is encouraged and each individual is able to achieve their full potential.
Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 8 primary schools and 5 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties. WPT is committed to ensuring that all students have the best educational experience possible, and to do this, we recognise the importance of supporting our staff thoroughly in their professional development through the dissemination of best practice and collaboration, and through reflecting and debating on their practice. More about WPT’s vision can be found on our website.
About the role
We are currently working with some of the children who have arrived in Rotherham via the Afghan Resettlement Scheme. To support these children and help them settle into our school and thrive, we want to appoint a Teaching Assistant who is able to fluently speak English, Dari and Pashto. The successful candidate would also be expected to work across any of our other schools to support students with similar language needs.
As part of the role, you would be expected to accompany and supervise children on their school bus journey to and from school.
Our ideal candidates will be able to promote positive behaviour and suggest and implement activities which will help develop pupils social and language skills, and self-discipline.
You should enjoy working with young people and have good communication skills.
Please visit our new recruitment website to apply.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.
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