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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 17.5 hours per week, 8:30am - 12:00pm (Mon-Fri)

Contract type

Fixed term - September 2024 - August 2025 in the first instance

Full-time equivalent salary

£12.00 - £12.18 per hour, £23,114 - £23,500 per annum FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our opportunity

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our school.

You will work closely with the class teacher, contributing to the planning and delivery of lessons. You will also be supporting SEND and / or Pupil Premium children on a 1:1 basis or in small groups.

We encourage applications from candidates who have a passion for primary education and wish to work in a setting, which offers reward and challenge and where no two days are the same.

This is a temporary position until August 2025. There may be opportunities to continue working within the trust after the position ends either at Oakridge or within another trust school.

The successful candidate must hold English and Maths GCSE level ‘C’ or above or equivalent.

You will:

  • Have previous experience in this type of role or relevant experience in a childcare setting.
  • Be supportive, nurturing, patient and understanding.
  • Have high levels of resilience to cope with the demands of the role.
  • Be able to develop positive working relationships with pupils, parents, staff and other professionals.
  • Be willing to undertake and act on relevant professional development and training.
  • Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils.
  • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and be ready to inspire and motivate our children.
  • Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience for all children.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.

What the school offers its staff

  • A warm, happy school where we value everyone and have a philosophy of kindness and support for each other.
  • A place within the wider trust team where staff’s wellbeing is valued and nurtured.
  • Happy and enthusiastic children.
  • A school with exciting and attractive learning environments, including extensive outdoor spaces.
  • A leadership team who welcome fresh ideas and a sense of teamwork.

Further details about the role

Visit Slots

Wednesday 19th at 1.30pm

Monday 24th at 10.30am

Wednesday 26th June at 1.30pm

Application Process

Please apply via NYC Jobs

An email will be sent to shortlisted candidates with details of the interview process / shortlisting outcome.

We do not accept CV’s

Please contact us if your need to apply in a different format.

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting Information

The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification (see application pack). This will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.

References

When completing your application, please provide two employment referees. Generally, this is your current and most recent employer. Please note your referee should ideally be a previous line manager or someone in a position of authority.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We have a robust child protection policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the school. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note this post is in regulated activity and exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS criminal records and barred list check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies and process applications on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes.

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 Oakridge Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
40 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01609 536 964

Oakridge is situated in the stunning environs of the village of Hinderwell, located between the North Yorkshire Moors and the North Sea Coast.

We are a designated Community Primary School, including a nursery, and we cater for children between the ages of 3 and 11. The children are organised into 2 classes: Dolphin Class for KS2 pupils and Seahorse Class for EYFS and KS1 pupils.

Arranging a visit to Oakridge Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email chloe.bullen@northyorks.gov.uk.

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