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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    10 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 November 2023

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£23,500.00 - £24,294.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Grade C, Point 5 – 7

[231124] Teaching Assistant job summary

Goosewell Primary Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint two exceptional and experience Teaching Assistant to join the School as soon as possible.

Post: Teaching Assistant

Location: Goosewell Primary Academy, Plymouth, PL9 9HD

FTESalary Range: NJCGrade C, Point 5 – 7, £23,500 - £24,294 per annum, pro-rata

Actual Annual Salary Range: 23 hours: £12,999 - £13,439 per annum. 31.25 hours:£17,662 - £18,259 per annum

ContractType: Permanent, part time, term time only

Contract Hours: 23 Hours and 31.25 Hours per week, Monday to Friday. Please specify in your personal statement which hours you are applying for.

About the role

Goosewell Primary Academy is looking for two enthusiastic, motivated and committed Teaching Assistants to join our committedteaching team. The ideal candidates will be hard working, friendly and outgoingand have relevant experience of working in a school setting. They will have apassion for supporting young children’s learning and development and enjoy workingas part of a team.

About the successful candidate

This is agreat opportunity for self-motivated and well organised individuals. We are looking for people who have thefollowing experience and qualities:

  • Have at least Level 2 Teaching Assistant and/orLevel 2 Early Years Qualification (or equivalent to these)
  • Be able to display effective communicationskills with both children and adults
  • Be eager to work collaboratively in a widerteam, adaptable and open to new ideas and practices
  • Be a fast and highly flexible thinker, beingable to deal with change and unpredictability positively with a ‘can-do’attitude
  • Experience of working with SEN childrenpreferable

About the School

At Goosewell Primary Academy, all children are nurtured and encouraged to fulfil their potential by our committed and talented staff. We want all our pupils to be well-rounded and happy learners who are challenged so that they achieve their potential and are ready for the next stage in their lifelong journey of education. Alongside this, we promote an ethos of children and adults working together respectfully to create a safe and supportive environment that contributes to our community.

Goosewell Primary Academy is a successful, highly regarded three-form entry primary academy with a PAN of 630. The Academy was inspected in December 2019 and received a Good rating: ‘Pupils thrive at Goosewell Primary Academy. They enjoy learning and making friends. Many pupils told inspectors that the school was very friendly and that pupils were kind and well behaved. Pupils learn about the importance of acting respectfully and with empathy for others throughout the curriculum.’

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developingTrust which operates across the South West of England with the aim ofdelivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 17 academies in Devon, Bournemouth, Dorset andWiltshire. We are building this Trust ona clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart ofthose values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determinationto support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become thesuccessful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Ourcore business is delivering exceptional education for children and young peoplewith a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectationsthat others put on them. We do thisthrough the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order todeliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staffacross all parts of the organisation.

Thosewe recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values,are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond theirschool, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professionalexcellence.

Next Steps

Ifyou think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this excitingtime in our development and have any questions about the position, please getin touch by calling the Recruitment Team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org.

Closingdate:for applications is 10 December 2023

InterviewDate: Interviews are provisionally booked for 15 December 2023

To 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 check.

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 before submitting.

Please note 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.

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About Goosewell Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
434 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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