What skills and experience we’re looking for
Are you someone who:
Has experience of working with children of primary school age.
Is organised, creative and energetic.
Relishes the challenge of working with pupils.
Wants to make a difference by supporting the pupils with learning, social and emotional development.
Has high expectations of self and others.
Is reliable, hardworking and prepared to go the ‘extra mile’ for our children.
Is enthusiastic and willing to contribute to the life of our school.
Is a great communicator.
We are looking to appoint an excellent practitioner who has experience of supporting primary aged children. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, innovative and resourceful, with a desire to work as part of our fantastic team and become a valued member of our school staff. They must be very flexible in their approach and have the ability to develop secure relationships with parents, staff and children. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and a calm and understanding manner.
The role involves working closely with the class teacher and other support staff.
What the school offers its staff
We can offer:
Strong leadership and support from our Senior Leadership Team.
On-going staff training and opportunities for professional development.
Wonderful, receptive and happy children who love coming to school.
A friendly and supportive staff team.
The chance to work in a well-equipped school.
If you would like a role where every day is different and where the opportunity to make a difference at our school is appealing to you, then we would like to hear from you.
We currently have a vacancy for a General Teaching Assistant to work at our wonderful school. This is an extremely rewarding role for someone who has a relentless drive to make a difference and a commitment to ensure that the children at our school reach their full potential.
The successful candidate will work three days a week in the spring term from January to April 2024 and will then work four days a week from April 2024 to December 2024 in the summer and autumn terms.
We can offer you a supportive environment, opportunities for professional development across the LDLT trust and the encouragement to try new initiatives in a forward looking school. The school would provide support and training if the successful candidate had not previously worked in a Teaching Assistant role.
Further details about the role
To get a clear picture of the school and the opportunities we can offer you, we actively encourage all applicants to come and take a look around our fantastic school prior to applying. Please call the office to arrange a visit on 01423 322302 or email email@example.com. The academy strives to provide children with the best opportunities to achieve, not only across the curriculum but through a diverse range of excellent experiences both inside and outside the classroom to benefit the whole child.
Commitment to safeguarding
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. Shortlisted candidates will also be subject to an online search in accordance with the recommendations within Keeping Children Safe in Education.
Please send completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9am on Monday 11th December.
Interviews will take place on Friday 15th December.
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