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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible pending pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 December 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - Child funded dependent

Full-time equivalent salary

TPA 4 / NJC 2-7 - £21, 883 - £23,845 pa FTE (Fringe)

Actual salary

(actual Salary - £16,157 - £17, 606 pa)

What skills and experience we're looking for

* applications will be accepted sooner and suitable candidates potentially interviewed earlier

Our experienced Head teacher and her supportive senior leadership team are looking for one to one teaching assistant to join them on a temporary basis to support a named child with funding in year 4. This position is depended on the child, as long as the child remains at the school and funding is in place the position will be required. A teaching assistant with a named child/children is responsible for ensuring that learning and teaching is highly effective and that the name pupil(s) can achieve their maximum potential.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work in partnership with the class teacher and SENDCo on identified priorities.
  • Support a clear and soundly based educational vision, ethos and direction that promote and support pupils’ learning and their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
  • Work with named child/children to ensure they make good to outstanding progress.
  • Meet as arranged and / or as necessary with the class teacher, members of SLT and SENDCo.

  • To undertake relevant training and professional development in line with the school development plan.

What the school offers its staff

At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

What we offer you:

  • A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
  • High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities,
  • Annual conferences with keynote speakers.
  • Access to professional coaching.
  • A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
  • Termly forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.
  • Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.
  • Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.

Commitment to safeguarding

Vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read on our website.

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About Edenbridge Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
413 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01732 863787

Set in a county town in Kent, Edenbridge Primary School is a school at the heart of its community. In July 2018, the school joined The Pioneer Academy Trust. The Pioneer Academy is a primary school multi academy trust that promotes and achieves excellence through our compelling Vision and Mantra. At The Pioneer Academy, we recognise the importance of outstanding teaching and learning by actively encouraging creativity and innovation.

The Pioneer Academy offers excellent career opportunities, personalised induction, high quality professional training and coaching at every stage of your career, as well as outstanding NQT support.
Together we will continue to grow and embed an inclusive culture of high aspirations where a commitment to putting children first is the norm.

Find out more about Edenbridge Primary School at: @ÉdenbridgeTPA www.edenbridge.kent.sch.uk

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