1:1 Teaching Assistant Vacancy
Academy Trust would like to recruit a temporary member of staff to perform the role
Teaching Assistant based at Ivy
1:1 Teaching Assistant – 25 hours per week, 8.30am – 12.00pm and
1.00pm – 2.30pm Monday to Friday, 38 weeks per year (term time only, excluding
Fixed term until July 2023 – maybe
extended depending on funding.
Salary range: D4-D6 £19,264- £20,043 pro rata, actual salary £10,883 -
£11,323 per annum
Required to start: as soon as possible after
Do you want a job where you can
inspire and make a difference to the lives of children?
If the answer is yes, then Ivy Lane
Primary School is the place to be!
Ivy Lane School is a two-form entry
Primary School in the centre of Chippenham, Wiltshire and is part of the
Pickwick Academy Trust. We believe in ‘Learning for Life’, aiming to equip
every child with both the skills to be successful beyond their primary years
and a life-long appetite for learning. The school community really is a special
place to learn. Our recent Ofsted Jan 2022 recognised this; ‘Teamwork is central to the work at Ivy Lane
to ensure pupils are educated and nurtured well.’
Our school values of ‘Learning,
Environment, Others and Ourselves’ underpin our ethos. We place a huge
importance on outdoor learning and are very lucky to have Forest Schools
Provision. We also have an extensive provision of social and emotional support
for our children. In April 2022, we opened our onsite nursery classroom in our
recently renovated building which houses Early Years and Year 1 and extended
our school age range to 3-11.
We are looking to appoint a new
member to our team to perform the role of 1:1 Teaching Assistant at Ivy Lane
As a Teaching Assistant you must be committed
and flexible, be able to support groups and individual children with their
learning. Being able to work as part of a team is essential as well as being
able to use your own initiative. The
successful candidates will need excellent communication and liaison skills and
will be closely supported by a class teacher and wider team.
Duties will include:
a pupil learning 1:1 work. The exact
tasks will depend on the learning support needs of the pupil.
pupils self-esteem, inclusion and behavioural development
physical/personal care to pupils where required
the curriculum - Support the delivery of the English and Mathematics curriculum
along with other aspects of both the National Curriculum and the enhanced
curriculum offered by the school.
the school e.g. assisting with setting up, storing and retrieving and general
maintenance of classroom equipment and teaching aids.
are keen to hear from
individuals who are patient, calm, organised and adaptable. Being able to work as part of a team is
essential, as well as being able to use your own initiative. A positive outlook and a sense of humour is
The jobholder must demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people. This will involve undertaking annual
Safeguard training and using school reporting systems for any Safeguard
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged
so you can get a flavour of our fabulous school! Please contact Mrs
Kerry Nowosielski (Admin Officer) on 01249 652556 if you would like to arrange
a visit in September.
Please refer to the job description and person
specification for further information.
Interested candidates are required to
complete and return an application form by 12pm on Tuesday 4th
Interviews will be conducted
on Thursday 13th October 2022
Please download an application form
and information pack from our website www.ivylane.wilts.sch.uk. (This is shown under “News & Events, Vacancies”).
Please return your completed applications
At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone
joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment.
All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring
Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.
The post is exempt from the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order
1975, 2013 and 2020
Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is
to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is
disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements.
Interested candidates are required to complete and return an application form by 12pm on Tuesday 4th October 2022
Please download an application form and information pack from our website www.ivylane.wilts.sch.uk. (This is shown under “News & Events, Vacancies”). Please return your completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org