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  • Job start date

    18 March 2024

  • Closing date

    12 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Contract: Permanent, part-time

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break

Work Commitment: 39 weeks (term time plus training days)

Salary: Level 3 Point 7 (£24,294.00 FTE depending on experience)

Start Date: ASAP

Closing date: Tuesday 12th March 2024

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior this date

Interviews: W/c 18th March 2024

We are looking to appoint an inspirational, dedicated, enthusiastic, caring and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our team at Leverington Primary Academy.

We are looking for someone with recent, relevant experience who will bring enthusiasm and a commitment to children's learning to our happy and friendly school. The ideal candidate will have recent experience of working within Key Stage 1. They will also have an understanding of how to support children with additional needs and have experience of implementing different strategies to support children with behavioural needs.

The right candidate will need to be adaptable, enthusiastic, highly motivated and have the ability to work effectively as part of a team. They must demonstrate full commitment to the school, its ethos and the aim to raise standards.

You will assist the class teacher in the delivery of High Quality First Teaching, as well as supporting children one-to-one in the classroom and at unstructured times as needed.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working in Year 1 or 2;
  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carersand colleagues;
  • Commitment to equal opportunities;
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team but also be able to use your own initiative;
  • Good organisationaland time-management skills;
  • Patience, a positive outlook and a great sense ofhumour;
  • Excellent communication skills, including high levels of spoken and written Standard English.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include:

  • A caring, nurturing and welcoming ethos;
  • Enthusiastic and polite children;
  • Collaborative approach to working within the school and across our mini-hub of 3 local primary schools – Leverington, Murrow and Gorefield;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trustto share best practice and resources;
  • A friendly, experienced and professional team;
  • Ongoing and individualised professional development;
  • A caring and supportive working environment.

Our staff are dedicated, supportive and committed to providing creative opportunities for learning, as well as fun. We provide professional development opportunities to ensure that our staff are well trained and skilled to get the best from our pupils. Applicants must have GCSEs in Maths and English and high standards of literacy.

Further details about the role

Leverington Primary Academy is part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, a charitable multi-academy trust (MAT) specialising in the Primary and Secondary sector. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children.

We warmly welcome you to visit the school before you apply. For information on who we are and what we do why not browse our website: https://www.leveringtonprimary.co.uk/

We do not accept CV’s. Application forms can be downloaded from the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust website: https://diamondlearningtrust.com/career-opportunities/

Application forms with covering letter stating the schools name should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com

or posted to:

HR Department

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust

C/o Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane,

St Neots


PE19 2DX

If you would like to discuss the role or visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you. To make an appointment please contact the school office on 01945 584915 or email office@leverington.cambs.sch.uk

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 Leverington Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

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