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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 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

£22,366.00 - £22,737.00 Annually (FTE) Scale one point two to three

Classroom Support job summary

Support for pupils

  • Use initiative and direction to support teaching and learning
  • Assist with programs of intervention for pupils with gaps in their learning or with Special Education Needs and Disabilities.
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
  • Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupils in activities
  • Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance
  • Give encouragement and advice to learners, correcting misconceptions if possible
  • Support pupils in use of technology

Support for the teachers

  • Provide verbal feedback to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters
  • Assist with the keeping and updating of records as agreed with the teacher. Assist the teacher with assessment activities
  • Promote positive values, attitudes and good behaviour, supporting in incidents of conflict in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
  • Provide clerical/administrative support, photocopying, displays and gathering of resources
  • Support pupils in use of technology

Support for the school

  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding/child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns about child safety and well-being to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/works/aims of the school
  • Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils
  • Attend and participate in scheduled meetings
  • Participate in training and other learning activities as required
  • When on playground duty at morning playtime or lunchtime, promote pupils’ enjoyment of those times by leading and encouraging play activities
  • Assist with supervision of pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
  • Assist with Health & Safety events, including personal care in some cases
  • Assist with cleaning small areas in some cases

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding Children:

The Trust Child Protection Policies and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Statement can be found at: https://www.communityacademiestrust.org/en-GB/trust-information.

Community Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Community Academies Trust is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offender Act 1974. We expect all staff to share our safeguarding commitments and to undergo appropriate safer recruitment checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from Community Academies Trust vision and values.

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About Windmill Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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