Advanced Teaching Assistant - Northstead Community Primary School, Scarborough Scarborough, Northstead Community Primary School, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Job description

Fixed term contract (initially until 31st August 2020 due to funding but may be extended)

30 hours per week, term time only – Grade D (Salary given is full time equivalent).

8:30am – 12:00pm and 12:30 – 3pm.

Start date to be confirmed at interview.

Come and be part of our school as we achieve and aspire together to build a beacon of excellence across Scarborough.

Northstead Community Primary School is a large 3 form entry primary (626 on roll) with big ambitions and over the last three years we have developed an enviable reputation for teaching and learning, professional development and for the pastoral and nurture support we provide to our children and community

Being a large school means that as a staff member you can access a host of opportunities while at the same time being supported, challenged and nurtured as a professional teacher.

Every child matters at Northstead and we believe that it is our job to make sure that every child’s needs are met - no matter what challenges that may bring!

Our development in terms of educational achievement and commitment to raising standards on the coast is at the forefront of our thinking – and we are a designated lead school within the Scarborough Teaching Alliance, a lead school within the Maths Hub and a school which takes risks with teaching and learning.

Our opportunity
Through funding provided by the North Yorkshire Coast Opportunity Area we are looking to appoint a colleague to join us as our ‘Advanced Teaching Assistant’ and help deliver our Read Write INC programme across school.

We encourage applications from candidates who have a passion for primary education, experience of delivering the Read, Write Inc programme and wish to work in a setting which offers reward and challenge and where no two days are the same.

You will:
• Have previous experience in this type of role or with children and young people
in a primary setting.
• Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils. Experience of delivering Read Write INC is advantageous.
• Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children
• Be supportive, nurturing and understanding
• Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience
• Work well as part of a team
• Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and in writing.

This is a fixed term post starting as soon as possible and will be initially until August 2020.

The successful candidate must hold a Level 2 qualification or equivalent to demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills.

Join us and build a wonderful career in a school you are passionate about.

Please contact James on the details below.

We strongly recommend that you visit us so that we can share with you why we are so proud of our school, and you will get a chance to see what we have to offer.

Visits are welcomed.

The following dates are available:
Monday 24th February at 1:00pm
Tuesday 25th February at 3:30pm
Closing date: Thursday 27th February at 9am 2020

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 2nd March 2020

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

For an informal conversation about the role, to arrange a visit and for further details please contact James Annetts at Resourcing Solutions (North Yorkshire County Council) at james.annetts@northyorks.gov.uk or call 01609 534939 / 07966261249

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Essential educational requirements

The successful candidate must hold a Level 2 qualification or equivalent to demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills.

Essential qualifications

The successful candidate must hold a Level 2 qualification or equivalent to demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills.

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate must hold a Level 2 qualification or equivalent to demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills.

Employee benefits

We can offer you:
• A school with a pastoral focus, a strong pupil voice and an aspirational outlook for our children
• An opportunity to be in a school at the centre of the social mobility and raising standards programme on the coast
• Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children
• A school with unique and inspiring learning environments
• An opportunity to work with an experienced and committed team


About Scarborough, Northstead Community Primary School

Address
Maple Drive, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6LP
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Scarborough, Northstead Community Primary School website (opens in a new window)