12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3, Point 7 (FTE £24,294 per year)

Early Years Practitioner Level 3 job summary

Mepal & Witcham CofE Primary School

Part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT)

is seeking to appoint a part time

EYFS Teaching Assistant Level 3

Payscale: Grade 3, Point 7 (FTE £24,294 per year, approx. £18,252 pro-rata per year)

32.5 working hours, 39 working weeks per year

Commencing: as soon as possible

Mepal & Witcham CofE Primary School has an exciting opportunity for a committed EYFS Teaching Assistant Level 3 to join a vibrant team of enthusiastic, hardworking individuals in our Early Years provision. We set the highest expectations for our children to ensure they can achieve their potential, therefore, recruiting the very best to aid our dedicated and friendly staffing body is essential to us.

About You

The ideal candidate will be an individual who:

Has experience of working with children and families.

Holds a Level 3 or above Early Years Education Qualification.

Able to work calmly and problem solve under pressure.

Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Is enthusiastic, ambitious and serious about improving children’s life chances through education.

A highly organised, conscientious and able to set clear priorities when managing a busy workload.

Can work cooperatively and communicate clearly with fellow colleagues, parents and pupils.

A ‘can-do’ attitude and has the ability to use their initiative.

Can work flexibly and professionally.

About Role

We are looking for an experienced EYFS Teaching Assistant Level 3 to join our Early Years team, working 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. The purpose of this role is to fulfil the duties of a Level 3 Early Years Teaching Assistant, planning and delivery high quality Preschool provision for our 2 - 4 year olds, working cooperatively with colleagues and families, and has is effective at supporting pupils’ development, in line with key guidance from the Development Matters & EYFS framework. An opportunity to work additional hours may be available.

For further information about the role, please download the job description attached or visit our website: https://www.demat.org.uk/recruitment

About Us

Mepal & Witcham CofE Primary School is part of the DEMAT family of schools who work in partnership towards the common goal of delivering an excellent education for our pupils and a supportive, enriching place to work for our staff.

At Mepal & Witcham, our vision is for all children to care about the world we live in with equal opportunities, social justice and equity at the core. We are rooted in an immersive Christian Ethos that coexists with our philosophy that to succeed in anything, we must care. We strive to equip all children with the sense of responsibility to nurture our current and future generations to not only excel academically, but excel personally. We have high expectations for our pupils and staff and would very much welcome committed and dedicated people to join our amazing team.

DEMAT is a large multi-academy Trust which consists of 40 primary academies and approximately 7,000 pupils. Our primary focus as a Trust is to ensure that every child in our schools receives a world-class education through a knowledge-rich curriculum which values the arts as well as what may be perceived as more academic subjects. We are unapologetic about holding the highest expectations for our children, for their outcomes as well as their behaviour and personal development. DEMATs vision is to; To learn. To know. To lead out. This sets out what we do as a Trust and how we work with our children to become confident within society and to develop as individuals. This is encapsulated in the DEMAT Promise and underpinned by our values of Love, Community, Trust, Respect and Ambition. To find out more about the Trust, please visit https://www.demat.org.uk/

If we sound like your perfect match, then we want to hear from you! In order to be considered please complete a full application on My New Term

If you choose to join us, our offer to is of the following:

Exceptional CPD with subject leadership and general network and buddying opportunities.

Career progression opportunities internally and/or across a large number of DEMAT schools.

A supportive work environment with a Trust that understands the importance of enhancing health and wellbeing at work with 24-hour access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

A generous pension and annual leave entitlement.

Inclusive policies and practices.

Well-behaved and enthusiastic children.

Strong links with the community and local church groups.

For more information, please download the job description attached or visit our website: www.mepalandwitcham.demat.org.uk

Onsite visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged: to arrange an appointment please call 01353 778300 or email office@mepalwitcham.cambs.sc.uk

Closing Date: 1 July 2024


(We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a suitable number of internal or external applications)

Interview Date: tbc

Safer Recruitment

The Diocese of Ely Multi Academy Trust (DEMAT) is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit.

We do not discriminate against staff based on age, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or political belief or affiliation, trade union membership, gender, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic background or any other inappropriate distinction or characteristic covered by the Equality Act 2010.

DEMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. Please be aware that all shortlisted candidates will have an online search conducted as part of DEMATs due diligence checks in line with KCSIE.

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)
medical
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 Mepal and Witcham Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
112 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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