Pilgrim Primary Academy,
Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional and experienced
Teaching Assistant to join the School Early Years Team as soon as possible.
Assistant (Early Years)
Location: Pilgrim Primary Academy, Oxford
Street, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 5BQ
Salary Range: NJC
Grade C, Point 5 – 7, £19,650 - £20,444 pro-rata for part time contract
Annual Salary: £13,176.19 - £13,708.60 per annum
Type: Fixed term for 1 year (until 25th July 2023), part-time, term-time
Contract Hours: 28 hours per
week; Monday to Friday, 39 weeks per annum
About the role
Pilgrim Primary Academy is looking for an
enthusiastic, motivated and committed Teaching
Assistant to join our Early Years team. This role is for a TA to be working
in our Early Years Reception classes with children with SEN and emotional
needs. The ideal candidate will be hard working, friendly and outgoing and will
have a passion for supporting young children’s learning. They will be able to form positive and
meaningful relationships with pupils and also enjoy working as part of a
dynamic and flexible team.
Please note that this
role is offered on a fixed-term basis due to the temporary nature of SEN
funding to school but, if funding remains in place for longer, it has the
potential to be extended.
About the successful candidate
This is a
great opportunity for a self-motivated and well organised individual. We are looking for people who have the
following experience and qualities:
- Have at least Level 2 Teaching Assistant and/or
Level 2 Early Years Qualification (or equivalent to these)
- Be able to display effective communication
skills with both children and adults
- Be eager to work collaboratively in a wider
team, adaptable and open to new ideas and practices
- Be a fast and highly flexible thinker, being
able to deal with change and unpredictability positively with a ‘can-do’
- Experience of working with younger aged children
and/or SEN children preferable
About the Trust
Reach South is a young and developing
Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of
delivering all through 3-19 education.
We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and
Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on
a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of
those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination
to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the
successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people
with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations
that others put on them. We do this
through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to
deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff
across all parts of the organisation.
we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values,
are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their
school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional
you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting
time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get
in touch by calling the Recruitment
team on 07759365064 or emailing us at email@example.com.
Closing date: for applications is Friday 14th October 2022
Interview Date: Interviews
are provisionally booked for Tuesday 1st
To apply for this opportunity, please complete
our online application form by clicking the following link:
offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and
development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with
many other benefits.
proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job
satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and
families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community.
There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and
a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy
Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a
range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and
committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post
is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment.
Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section
of the application form before submitting.
that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and
therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for
Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants
are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not
need a Skilled Worker Visa.