Job Vacancies

Full Time Temporary Teaching Assistant
2 Terms from January 2019
NJE Grade 3: Point 14 – 18
£17681-£18870 pro rata

Ash Lea School governors are looking to recruit 3 dynamic and enthusiastic individuals with a commitment to delivering a high standard of teaching support as part of a caring and child focused class team.
Ash Lea is a special school for children from 3-19 years old with severe and complex educational needs and now located in our new permanent building in Cotgrave.
The successful candidates will need to be working toward or have achieved an NVQ level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent, have knowledge of how children learn, early learning strategies, child protection, child development and the SEN code of practice. Experience of working within a special educational setting is desirable and training in First Aid, MAPA and Moving and Handling would be advantageous. The ability to work under pressure, while meeting the ever changing needs of the school environment, is essential. You will need to be proactive and work on your own initiative whilst being part of a wider team.
Working hours are Monday – Friday 8.45am to 3.45pm with 30 minutes for lunch.
This authority and the school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an ENHANCED criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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For further details contact the school office on 0115 989 2744.
Return completed application forms by email to or post to:

Ash Lea School
Owthorpe Road
NG12 3PA

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10 October 2018 at 9.00am (applications received after this time will not be considered) with shortlisting taking place on Thursday 11 October 2018.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Ash Lea School

Ash Lea School