This job expired on 24 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    24 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
27.5 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed term (Until July 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,562 to £18,933 (S2 SP 3-4) per annum
Actual salary
Pro rata £11,511 to £11,742 per annum

Job summary

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

About Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy

Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy is a primary school, with a nursery, for 3 to 11 year olds in Bradford. We joined Star Academies in 2018 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism. We were graded as 'Outstanding' in all areas by Ofsted during our most recent inspection in June 2019.

We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a dedicated individual to provide tailored support to our pupils. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives and in supporting and developing their learning. Your intervention will help enable an outstanding learning environment for our young people, providing the support they need to succeed.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to effectively support learning and teaching, and to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.

You will have:

A strong academic record including Maths and English GCSE grade C (or equivalent) or better and NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) relevant to working within education.
Practical experience of working with children within an educational setting (voluntary or paid).
Working knowledge of the National Curriculum.
The ability to work one to one, in small groups and with whole classes.
The ability to contribute effectively to teachers’ planning and preparation of lessons.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 25 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

Key Dates
Closing Date: Sunday, 24 October 2021 at midnight
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed.

Application Process

To apply for this vacancy please use the 'Apply for job' link below. You should ensure your application form and supporting statement address all elements of the person specification. We will only consider candidates who meet the vast majority of the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Additional allowances

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

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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
Primary
School size
544 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy

Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy in Bradford, West Yorkshire is a 500 place, 4-11 primary school. Barkerend joined the Trust on 1 April 2018. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.

Arranging a visit to Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 01274 773003.

School location

Hendford Drive, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 0QT

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