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  • Job start date

    3 June 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months in the first instance

Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working with SEN
  • Proven interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing
  • Experience of working with young people
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to work within a clear policy framework with targets
  • Effective ICT skills
  • Ability to motivate
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills

What the school offers its staff

If you are successful in your application, you will join a staff who are hard-working, committed, positive in outlook and dedicated to the achievement of our students. We offer:

  • A well-resourced school
  • A commitment to providing you with high quality professional development
  • Future leadership opportunities
  • Opportunities to work across the Trust
  • A supportive professional community
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives including a cycle to work scheme and a 24/7 employee assistance programme.

Get a glimpse of what we are doing by visiting our Twitter@GoldfinchPrmry.

Further details about the role


  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above or equivalent NVQ Level 3
  • Full and relevant NVQ Level 3 qualification
  • First Aid qualification or willingness to obtain
  • A degree would be desirable

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Goldfinch Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
193 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

We joined the Dunraven Educational Trust in January 2019. We pride ourselves on providing a safe and happy environment where children are encouraged to reach their full potential.

Our aim is “building excellence“ to achieve the highest standards for our school community. Our key values are: Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resilience and Reflection.

This means that:

• We develop confident, responsible, resourceful, reflective independent learners
• We deliver a challenging, inspiring, broad and balanced curriculum which responds to children’s individual needs and teaches them how to learn and remember
• We promote self-esteem and resilience across the whole school community
• We notice and celebrate children’s achievements
• We model and expect high standards of behaviour at all times.
• We consistently promote equality, understanding, respect and personal pride in all that we do
• We provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment for everyone
• We ensure there is a partnership and good communication between staff, families and governors to develop and support children’s learning.

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