Teaching Assistant/MDSA Nov 20

Teaching Assistant & Midday Supervisor

Contract: Temporary fixed term contract

Starting January 2021 to 31st July 2021

Pay: Teaching Assistant  –£9.81 per hour & MDSA – £9.25 per hour

Hours of work:  TA post – 27.5 hours per week & MDSA post – 2 hours 40 minutes per week

 38 weeks per year 

Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant and MDSA. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join this happy and caring school where the staff are dedicated to creating a great place for children to thrive and learn.  Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School is a popular village school in the charming village of Dilton Marsh on the Wiltshire/Somerset border between Bath and Salisbury.  Lying to the west of Westbury there are good rail and road links to Bath, Bristol, Salisbury and the South West.  Dilton Marsh C of E Primary School is part of the Acorn Education Trust and as such gives the opportunity to work effectively with other schools in the Trust. 

We would be pleased to hear from you if:

  • Have recent experience working with children
  • Be calm, patient, adaptable and organised
  • Be a good team player
  • Have appropriate NVQ qualification, or equivalent and grade ‘C’ or above at GCSE in English and Maths

Midday Supervisory Assistant (MDSA) 

This role will be in conjunction with the Teaching Assistant role.  You should have good communication skills to be able to deal with young people effectively and, on occasion, parents and other visitors to the school.  You will be responsible, under the direction of the Senior MDSA or other designated person, for securing the safety, welfare and good conduct of pupils during the midday break period in accordance with the practices and procedures of the school and Academy Trust.  You must be able to work with a variety of staff, in a school setting, build good working relationships, and be organised, consistent with a positive “can-do” attitude.   We are looking for someone who is very much a team player, willing to work alongside colleagues in a flexible and cooperative way. 

For further information, please phone Steph (School Administrator) at the school.  Tel:  01373 822902 or by email sc@diltonmarsh.wilts.sch.uk .  Information and application forms are available from Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School website  http://www.diltonmarsh.wilts.sch.uk/ or on the Acorn Education Trust website https://www.acorneducationtrust.com/972/current-vacancies

Closing date for applications – 12 noon Friday, 4th December 2020

Interviews (by Microsoft TEAMS  – w/beg 7th December 2020. 

As part of the Acorn Education Trust, Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All applicants will be subject to a full Discloure And Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.