Are you passionate about making a meaningful impact in the lives of pupils with additional needs? Do you believe in the power of education to unlock potential and foster growth?
If so, we extend a warm welcome and invite you to join our compassionate team at Meadowcroft School.
Meadowcroft School is a co-educational school that caters up to 146 pupils, across 4 sites, aged 5 -19. The needs of our pupils are often complex, and all have a diagnosis of either SEMH and/or ASD.
The school has many outstanding features, notably the high quality of pupils’ personal development, excellent pastoral care, the exciting curriculum on offer and the wide range of alternative learning activities provided.
- Location: Meadowcroft School, Wakefield
- Job Title: Teaching Assistant
- Salary: £21.343.33 per annum **(This salary is NOT subject to pro-rata and is the full amount before tax)**
- Contract: Permanent, Term Time only
- Hours: Monday to Friday
Pupil feedback states that they feel safe and make a very strong contribution to the school and wider communities. Pupils enjoy coming to school from the moment they join the Primary phase. Their good progress begins at this point and is maintained throughout the school. Pupils are enthusiastic about the curriculum, especially the topics which effectively develop pupils’ skills and also their knowledge of the local area and the wider world.
Our commitment to you:
- Work at a school where your development is our priority. We provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and skill development through our ‘Teachers of Tomorrow’ Programme
- Do you have ambitions to become a teacher? Let us invest in you, by upskilling you to build your career.
- Our complimentary ‘One Moment In Time Day’ is an additional day of holiday outside of your holiday entitlement and is our way of saying thank you for your unwavering commitment
- 4 day working week to be rolled out to staff throughout school in the very near future – to show our appreciation for your hard work and commitment.
Join our team at Meadowcroft School and experience the difference of being valued and supported.
- Existing experience of working or supporting neurodiverse pupils is essential.
- Ability to be compassionate, patient, adaptable and resilient.
- Genuine passion for working with pupils with diverse learning needs and a strong desire to make a positive difference.
- Must have strong communication skills.
- Have the ambition and drive to approach their role with enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and grow.
Here at Meadowcroft School, there are boundless opportunities awaiting those who seek them through hard work and dedication.
Here’s what our parents think:
“Meadowcroft has opened up opportunities and life chances for my pupil that I feel proud to be part of. Who knew that one day my pupil would experience schools’ trips, education, interventions and a proud moment for me within one year of starting the provision my pupil has an opportunity of completing the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award. I am beside myself; I am so proud of my pupil having life chances and opportunities that he should also be a part of.”
“Meadowcroft has been an excellent school which as catered for my pupil’s needs he has thrived so much the teachers have taken the time to listen to my pupil it was once a struggle to get my pupil to school but since attending meadow croft its now a struggle to get him to have a day off so they are obviously doing something right for him and any parent wanting to put their pupil into a good school I will recommend Meadowcroft to anybody”
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.