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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4 SCP 4-5 (FTE 23,500 - £23,893) Actual Salary £15,895 - £16,161 30 hours per week

Early Years Teaching Assistant (Special Education Needs) job summary

Walton Primary Academy is a large primary school situated in the beautiful village of Walton on the outskirts of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. We are a very successful school, receiving a good Ofsted Report in 2022. At Walton, we pride ourselves on providing a happy, inclusive and caring setting. Our children have the opportunity to reach their full potential and to do so with a smile on their faces.

In September 2014 Walton Primary Academy became the inaugural school of Waterton Academy Trust. As a growing organisation consisting of infant, junior and primary schools Waterton Academy Trust’s main aim is to ensure all children receive the education that they deserve, and Walton Primary Academy is very proud to be part of this.

We are looking for someone who:

Is committed to inclusion and developing the full potential of all children

Has a willingness and ability to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training for development within the post

Cares about children and improving their life chances through positive school experiences

Is able to assist the class teacher and other professionals as appropriate in the development of suitable educational activities

Is a good communicator and able to work well in a team

Will be a supportive and welcoming presence in the classroom and develop positive working relationships with parents

Will participate with games and activities; both in and outdoors whilst being tolerant of change

Will support pupils during their lunch break

Will ensure table manners are maintained

Is patient, able to stay calm, listen, and value children’s views

Will support the ethos, vision and values of the school, abiding by policies and procedures

Will support with lifting on and off specialist equipment

Will support with toileting and hygiene needs

Will support with physio and other health needs in line with guidance and training from professionals

In return, we can offer:

A friendly, welcoming school

A supportive and forward thinking leadership team

A great team of dedicated and committed staff

A commitment to your professional development and an exciting opportunity to work within a multi-academy trust

A health and wellbeing package

A cycle to work scheme

An excellent pension package

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 Walton Primary Academy

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

School location

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