This job expired on 8 November 2021 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    8 November 2021 at 3:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Working pattern
Term time
Monday to Friday 8.30-3.15pm, term time only.
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

An opportunity has arisen to join the team at Forest. The Forest Academy has enjoyed a period of rapid improvement in recent years which has seen the school transform from well below national to above in many areas.
We are looking for someone who:
• is enthusiastic, warm and caring
• is able to develop a friendly and supportive relationship with children and their
• is able to boost children’s self-esteem, resilience and aspirations
• is able to work with the class teacher to support the children in their learning
• is able to lead learning
• is committed to their own learning and professional development

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
343 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About The Forest Academy

Forest is a part of Wellspring Academy Trust, a growing Multi-Academy Trust which is fully committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve. We work in strong partnership with our sister schools within Barnsley – Oakhill Primary Academy and Oakwell Rise Primary Academy – and also Wellspring schools which offer expertise in SEMH and SEND in Barnsley, Springwell and Greenacre. We are fully committed to the professional development of our colleagues and in this role you will have the opportunity to attend extensive training and benefit from expert guidance and support from within our wider Wellspring network.
Forest is an oasis of excellence in the heart of Kendray and we believe our children deserve the very
best. If you have a passion for working with children who deserve every drop of love, care, respect and
high regard it’s possible to muster - then you might be looking in the right place.

Arranging a visit to The Forest Academy

If you are interested in visiting school, please call the school office on 01226 284719 to arrange a time and date.

School location

Thornton Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 3NG

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