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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    11 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

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  • 32.5 hrs per week, term time only + INSET Days Hours of work: 8.30am - 3.30pm Monday - Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,194 - £26,845

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an innovative, creative and enthusiastic individual to join the Yew Tree family. We are a friendly three-form entry primary school with a nursery class. We are looking for a committed TA, capable of providing high quality teaching & learning support, to join a supportive team of staff who passionately believe in providing the best education for our children.

The appointed candidate will need to be able to demonstrate commitment to make a positive contribution to our school. We have an expectation that all staff work to a high standard and have a conscientious approach to their work. The appointed candidate must work effectively as part of a team but also demonstrate the ability to use their own initiative.

You will need an understanding of the curriculum and assessment expectations as well as a range of experience in working with SEND children. We are interested in hearing from individuals with a range of talents, experiences and skills which will offer something unique to our school community. Working at Yew Tree is more than a job; It is being a part of our family – our community!

We are looking for somebody who is:

  • Passionate about education.
  • Confident and up-to-date with curriculum & assessment strategies.
  • Able to create an exciting learning environment for our pupils.
  • Capable of delivering an outstanding quality of teaching.
  • Committed to developing every child
  • Able to meet the differing needs of children in their they work with.
  • Committed to working closely with the school community.
  • Willing to work as part of a team.
  • Able to foster and develop a caring ethos.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidates:

  • A supportive environment in which relationships are nurtured
  • A dedicated, friendly and passionate staff
  • A commitment to continued professional development
  • A commitment to high standards and continual improvement
  • Enthusiastic and caring pupils who work hard
  • Modern facilities and extensive grounds to inspire learning
  • Strong ICT infrastructure and an extremely well-resourced school
  • Access to coaching and mentoring from a strong senior leadership team

Further details about the role

Visits can be arranged by contacting the school. However, candidates are also invited to view our website, Twitter feed and the virtual tour of our school which is available at: https://aperture360.s3.amazonaws.com/tours/Yewtree/index.htm

We would also be happy to arrange a phone conversation with a member of the Senior Leadership Team if candidates have any questions. This can be arranged by contacting the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Yew Tree Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share this commitment.

All post-holders will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including a Children’s Barred List check for post carrying out a regulated activity. Any posts are subject to approval of two references and subject to any necessary safeguarding checks (including searches of candidate’s online activity).

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About Yew Tree Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
654 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Yew Tree moved in to a brand new £7m building in November 2019 and have developed an outstanding learning environment for our children. Our senior leaders are looking to build a team of people who passionately believe in our five core values (responsibility, respect, courage, ambition & pride) and our vision of ‘Learning Without Limits’ for all of our children.

Arranging a visit to Yew Tree Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@yewtree.sandwell.sch.uk.

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