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  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Starting Salary £14571

Learning and Wellbeing Intervention Support Assistant job summary

We are looking for someone with a genuine passion for education – someone who is driven to make a difference to the lives of the children they work with

The school is committed to providing a stimulating, creative environment so that all children enjoy learning, make outstanding progress and reach their potential. By offering an engaging and language rich curriculum, the school is constantly striving to provide high-quality learning opportunities which challenge and inspire all our pupils.

Waterton Academy Trust is a forward-thinking group of 14 partner schools, 2 assessment resource units and 4 pre-schools serving Wakefield and Barnsley. The trust’s primary goal is to ensure all pupils receive an excellent standard of education.

We are looking for someone who:

Is committed to inclusion

Has proven experience of supporting pupils with challenging behaviours and is emotionally resilient

Is able to support pupils through a personalised timetable

Is able to de-escalate possible conflict and challenging situations

Is committed to developing the full potential of all children

Has high expectations of pupil attainment, progress and behaviour

Works well as part of a team and has good interpersonal skills

Has experience of Team Teach or is willing to undertake such training

Can work under the direction of the teacher to implement group or 1:1 interventions to support pupils who have emotional and social barriers to learning

Understands Behaviour Support Plans and can assist to the formulation and implementation of such plans

Establishes constructive relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations

Genuinely cares about children and improving their life chances through positive school experiences

In return, we can offer:

A friendly, happy, caring and welcoming school community

A supportive and forward thinking leadership team

An opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team of staff

A commitment to your professional development and an exciting opportunity to work within a multi-academy trust

An opportunity to complete a nationally recognised qualification

A cycle to work scheme

An excellent pension package

A health and well-being package

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)
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.

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About King's Meadow Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
268 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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