High Street Primary, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint experienced Teaching Assistants to join the School in November 2023.
Post: Teaching Assistant - Primary
Location: High Street Primary Academy, Plymouth PL1 3SJ
FTE Salary Range: Grade C, point 5-7, £21,575 rising to £22,369 per annum pro rata
Actual Annual Salary: £16,865 rising to £17,485 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, part time, term-time only (39 weeks)
Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
About the role
We are seeking to appoint 3 experienced
Teaching Assistants to join our primary team based at High Street Primary
Academy. The role involves working under
instruction and guidance of teaching staff to undertake support programmes to
enable access to learning for pupils, including those with special needs and to
assist the teacher in the planning of learning activities and management of the
About the successful candidate
You will need:
- NVQ2 Teaching Assistants or equivalent
qualification or experience
- Understanding of foundation/national
stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes and strategies
- Numeracy and literacy skills to fulfil
the duties of the role
- Effective written and oral communication skills required
to liaise with pupils, other staff, parents and outside agencies and
- Keyboarding skills required to support the use of ICT in
About the School
Street Primary recently formed a federation with Millbay Academy and
we currently have approximately 210 pupils on Roll plus a
nursery. In July 2023, OFSTED inspectors rated the school as ‘good’,
praising the highly ambitious curriculum, the speed in which children
gained the knowledge and skills they need, the support given to children to
read confidently. Inclusion is a strength within the school; all
pupils including those with SEND, make good progress. Pupils behaviour is good
and we use our bespoke manners curriculum to encourage a warm and friendly
Our vision is clear: every child matters,
every day. Every child at High Street Academy is supported to achieve
their full potential - we work tirelessly and collaboratively as a team to
offer all children the opportunity to meet their aspirations beyond
expectations. Children enter school each morning excited to begin learning
and pupils, staff and parents want High Street Primary to be the best that it
Millbay Academy is an all-through school in Plymouth’s Coastal Quarter.
This is a place where everyone is important and where every moment counts.Our values will
underpin all that we do: we will provide a stimulating learning environment
where children will feel safe, happy and consequently thrive.
Our vision is clear: challenging academic and personal goals will be set
for every member of the Millbay Academy community, and we will provide the
support and encouragement required to reach them. We will do whatever it takes.
At Millbay Academy we are passionate advocates of all-through education.
Through this, we will be able to serve our community and families, ensuring an
excellent educational experience with continuity and progression. All-through
education offers many unique opportunities, including shared experiences,
powerful role models and the in-depth knowledge of subject specialists. The
Academy has a PAN of 1020.
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 17 academies in Devon, 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.
Our 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.
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
So if you
think this role may be for you and want to be part of our team please get in
touch by emailing the recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org
or 01752 422955.
Closing date: for applications is Sunday
1st October 2023
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Wednesday 11th October 2023
apply for this
opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply
now’ on the advert.
We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the
closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.
Opportunities and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career
progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance
Programme with many other benefits.
We’re 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 face-to-face training.
We are 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
Reach South 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
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.