14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    8th July 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

L6 Point 21-25) Term time only (39 Weeks)

Family Worker (Safeguarding) job summary

Maidenhall is a 3-4 form entry school serving a multicultural but predominantly South Asian community in the centre of Luton. The Senior and Middle Leadership Teams have a good blend of experience and a willingness to go the extra mile. The budget is healthy and the school is well resourced. The local Area Partnership of schools is particularly strong and supportive, as is the Governing Body.

This is a real opportunity to make a difference in our children’s lives! Our reward is their excited response to everything from trips and visits to spending a night camping on the school field! “Pupils rise to the challenge of teachers’ high expectations. They do this with pride and gratitude. From the moment pupils start school, they are excited to learn new things.” Ofsted 2021.We are a large friendly school, situated in the heart of Luton. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future development of Maidenhall Primary and achieve our ambition of becoming an outstanding school.

The successful candidate will understand what we do well but have the insight and confidence to bring fresh ideas to build on these strengths. They will expand on the excellent foundations which are already in place and accelerate our journey to becoming an outstanding school. They will also recognise the importance of balancing the well being of the children and staff with the desire to achieve the best outcomes for all.

We are looking for:

Someone who is enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

Someone who is able to support families and young people – delivering training to parents / support to children

Someone with the ability to effectively communicate with pupils, parents and outside agencies

Someone who pays attention to detail, has a friendly and professional manner and the ability to work to deadlines

Someone able to keep accurate records and who is able to apply this skill to the tracking of medical needs across the school

Someone who can work closely with families to ensure the safeguarding and well-being of pupils

Hours: 35 per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4:30pm

Closing date – Monday 3rd June 2024

Interviews Week commencing : Monday 17th June 2024

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 Maidenhall Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
681 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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