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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 34.75 hours per week (Monday-Friday 8.15am-3.30pm plus 1 hour staff meeting each week)

Contract type

Fixed term - 2 years

Full-time equivalent salary

Scale 5 27,498-28,798 (pro-rata salary 45.25 weeks a year)

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to join Parkwood Primary School, a small but busy school in the heart of Finsbury Park.

We are looking for someone enthusiastic, committed and experienced to work with our experienced, happy and committed team to deliver a range of programmes across the school, including 1:1, small group and whole class.

NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience.

  • Working with or caring for children of a relevant age.
  • Experience of working with pupils with additional needs.

  • Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. phonics
  • First aid training/training as appropriate (or willingness to complete first aid training as required)
  • Understanding of child protection procedures and practise
  • Display commitment to protection and safeguarding of children and young people.
  • Understanding of relevant policies/code of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.
  • Understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies.
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning
  • Very good numeracy/literacy skills.
  • Effective use of ICT to support learning.
  • Use of other equipment technology including Ipads, photocopier.
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults.
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding school wide roles and responsibilities and own position within these

What the school offers its staff

We are able to offer a place within a welcoming and friendly school, where staff stay with us for many years.

Ability to work within a small, knowledgeable team, who are keen to work in partnership and collegiately.

Tailored CPD to meet the varying needs of staff.

Opportunity for further training and ability for staff to follow and offer their own interests to the school.

The school sets a good example for work/life balance and supports staff in managing their wellbeing.

Commitment to safeguarding

Parkwood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education.

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About Parkwood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
210 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Parkwood is a small primary school located in the bustling heart of London's Finsbury Park. We have a diverse community of pupils, staff, parents and volunteers, representing more than 30 nationalities and languages. We pride ourselves in treating every child as an individual and enabling the development of children's talents, skills and abilities during their time with us.

Arranging a visit to Parkwood Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@parkwood.hackney.sch.uk.

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