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  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 32.5 hours per week Monday – Friday, 8:30am-3.30pm (6.5 hours per day)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,544 FTE

Actual salary

£16,732 actual salary

Pay scale

Associate 2.1

What skills and experience we're looking for

Wheatfield Primary School is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and positive Teaching Assistant.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will work as a class-based teaching assistant supporting children in one of our KS2 classes each day from 8.30am-3.30pm. They will join a very hard working and dedicated team of teachers and support staff, who focus on improving outcomes for the pupils in their care.

What we are looking for

  • Someone with high expectations who is committed to raising the achievement of all children
  • The ability to use a variety of strategies to engage and support children in their learning
  • An excellent role model to children, colleagues and parents, exemplifying our core principle of kindness
  • A positive professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school
  • Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

What the school offers its staff

About Wheatfield Primary School

Wheatfield Primary School continues to be a good school rated by OFSTED in a recent inspection. We are a one-form entry in Wokingham, Berkshire. Learning and teaching is at the heart of everything that we do. We aim to inspire and engage pupils who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met. We grow and learn together each year and our children are integral to the development of the school, its curriculum and learning environment.

We encourage children to:

  • Be confident
  • Be respectful
  • Be adventurous, brave and true
  • Be positive
  • Be happy and
  • Do the best that you can do

With an engaged and active community, this is an exciting time to join our school.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: 3rd September 2024

Hours: 32.5 hours per week Monday – Friday, 8:30am-3.30pm (6.5 hours per day)

Salary: Associate 2.1 - £16,732 actual salary (£21,544 FTE)

Closing Date for applications: Applications considered on receipt

Interview date: To be agreed with shortlisted candidates

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.

Applying for the job

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About Glf Schools

Type
Multi-academy trust
Phone number
020 8716 4987

School Details

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