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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 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

£25,119.00 - £26,873.00 Annually (Actual)

EYFS Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our fabulous school from September 2024 working in Early Years. The role is working one-to-one with an individual child and / or with small groups. We are interested in applicants who have experience of either working in a school or nursery. This will initially be on a fixed term basis until August 2025 however with the potential of being extended further.

We are looking to appoint individuals who:

  • can establish rapport, respectful, good communicator, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.
  • is flexible in their working times in order to cater for children's needs
  • is able to prepare, maintain and use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/learning activity and assist pupils in their use.
  • can promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils by encouraging them to interact with each other and to engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • is committed to the nurturing of all children
  • has high expectations of children's attaintment and behaviour

Shibden Head can offer:

  • positive, thriving and stimulating environment
  • access to CPD opportunities
  • polite, well behaved children who are ready to learn
  • hardworking , supportive and welcoming staff committed to continuous school improvement

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe. Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes. The holder of this post will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

If you are shortlisted, we will take up references before the interview date. One of your referees must be your current or most recent employer. Two satisfactory references must be received before we can confirm any offer of an appointment. The information we request will relate to salary, length of service, skills and abilities, suitability for the job, disciplinary record and suitability to work with children. Copies of references or open references will not be accepted. On receipt of references, your referees may be contacted to verify any discrepancies, anomalies, or relevant issues as part of the recruitment verification process.

In line with our safer recruitment policy, an online presence search will be undertaken if you are shortlisted. This on line search is designed to complement the range of standard recruitment checks and allows us to identify a candidate’s online presence which potentially could damage the organisation’s reputation and/or question a candidate’s suitability to work with children.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

The right candidate will be a team player and committed to providing the best possible outcomes for our young children

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 Shibden Head Primary Academy

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

Shibden Head is one of three schools serving the village of Queensbury, on the outskirts of

Bradford. Queensbury is one of the highest parishes in England, with views to the hills of Brontë

Country and the Yorkshire Dales to the north and north-west. We have just over 400 primary

aged pupils, the majority of whom are of White British heritage. We converted to an academy

on 1st March 2013, joining Focus-Trust. We are delighted by the level of highly skilled professional

support and challenge that Focus-Trust provides, as together we strive for higher standards.

When you visit us, you will find children who are happy to be in school. We have a reputation

for being friendly and welcoming with an exceptionally hardworking team of staff. Pupil

behaviour is a strength and a rich curriculum, good quality teaching and learning combine to

make this a rewarding and exciting place to be.

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