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  • Earliest start date

    4 March 2024

  • Latest start date

    15 April 2024

  • Closing date

    3 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Dependant on experience, from scale F £26,421 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

Drake Primary School wishes to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistantto join our teaching and learning team. If you are passionate about educating children, well organised & practical, full of energy, values centred, able to evidence high quality interventions then you will fit right in!

We are looking for someone who will

  • be experienced in upper Key Stage 2 with excellent knowledge of KS2 curriculum
  • have a track record of providing effective support for student learning
  • ensure they know the needs of all our children and provide support to meet individual needs
  • invest in and celebrate the uniqueness of each individual in our school community
  • foster and understand that knowledge, wisdom and skills are achieved through hard work and perseverance
  • demonstrate empathy, compassion and forgiveness so that we all have the courage to take risks and learn from our mistakes
  • grow global citizens who value others and cherish themselves
  • have high expectations of learning and behaviour
  • have excellent communication skills with pupils, colleagues and parents
  • fulfil the person specification attached

Our school is a child centred and family friendly school where children feel safe and happy and where everyone shares a love of learning. You will be supported by a dedicated staff team who aim for the highest standards and offered on-going professional development opportunities

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A passionate, driven and successful school where you will feel well supported in your role by an experienced Senior Leadership Team and the wider warm & friendly staff team
  • The opportunity to work with the most wonderful students and families
  • A caring ethos with enthusiastic and skilled staff who are highly aspirational and committed to pupil welfare, progress and life-chances
  • Excellent professional development and career enhancement opportunities. For 2023-2025 we have CPD with Shirley Clarke
  • Opportunities to train in ELSA, Precision teaching, Lego therapy, Drawing and Talking therapies
  • Safeguarding training and career pathway meetings to help plan your future
  • Well-resourced facilities for ICT and Music with artists and musicians in residence
  • Working in a brand new purpose built environment which includes;

    • A large all-purpose hall with cinema size screen and surround sound
    • A large outdoor environment that consists of a multi-use games area, large playing field and newly installed play equipment
    • A forest school area for all children

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About Drake Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
421 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01842 762055

Arranging a visit to Drake Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@drake.norfolk.sch.uk.

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