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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,389.00 - £21,266.00 Annually (Actual) The salary advertised is based on working term time only (39 weeks). The full time equivalent salary is £22,111-£24,251 per annum.

Care Assistant job summary

The Djanogly Learning Trust has an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Care Assistant to join our team based at Laceyfields Academy. This is a tremendous opportunity to make a difference and to be part of a dynamic and innovative staff team.

The role is term time only and is fixed term for one academic year.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Work under the direct supervision of colleagues to meet needs of individuals or small groups
  • Support pupils’ learning activities including additional learning needs and development
  • Support pupils’ physical and care needs to overcome potential barriers to learning
  • Support pupils’ individual learning needs and development, e.g. cognitive and learning skills
  • Give immediate feedback to pupils and support colleagues in marking work
  • Support teachers and teaching assistants in assessing pupil progress and attainment
  • Undertake personal care and support of pupils
  • Contribute to the health and well-being of pupils
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individual pupils and groups
  • Use planning from colleagues to regulate own workload

What we can offer you:

  • A culture of trust, where all contributions are recognised and respected
  • A skilled senior leadership team with a strong ethos of mutual support and challenge
  • Children who engage well and want to learn
  • An embedded whole trust commitment to professional development
  • A skilled and experienced central service team who proactively support our academies, enabling educationalists to focus on our core purpose – teaching and learning
  • A real commitment to work-life balance – we remember we are human beings first and educators second
  • Great Trust benefits including: free parking, company paid healthcare, travel discounts and excellent training and development opportunities

Visits to the academy are encouraged! If you wish to arrange a visit, discover more about this exciting opportunity, need any further information or you would like to have an informal discussion, please contact us to arrange a convenient date.

For further details about the Academy and Djanogly Learning Trust, please view our careers pages on MyNewTerm

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Laceyfields Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
80 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

Situated on a Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire boarder our infant school joined the Djanogly Learning Trust family in January 2019.

At Laceyfields Academy we all strive to be Heroes in everything we do!







We seek to create a happy, caring and challenging learning environment in which all members of the school community can grow in confidence and develop to their full potential through a stimulating, creative curriculum.

The School’s Aims are:

1. To value and recognise the uniqueness and achievement of all members of our school community.

2. To promote British Values and attitudes of care, tolerance, trust and respect within the school and wider locality.

3. To nurture and support all abilities, helping every child to achieve their potential in all areas of learning- intellectual, emotional, physical, social, moral, spiritual and cultural.

4. To ensure high quality teaching and learning which stimulates positive models of enquiry, reflection, and challenge.

5. To equip children with resilience and perseverance to become creative and independent thinkers in order to develop as life-long learners.


British Values taught and promoted at Laceyfields Academy are:

Respect (including respect for beliefs, faiths, cultures and the environment), Tolerance, Democracy, The Rule of Law and Individual Liberty.

We take every opportunity to actively promote these values in a variety of ways both within and beyond the taught curriculum. It is expected that all staff, pupils, parents, governors and other stakeholders in the community will also actively promote these values.

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