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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,028.00 Annually (Actual) SCP 3 £22,737 FTE plus Outer Fringe Allowance, Approx. Actual Salary £17,028 per year

Learning Support Assistant & Midday Assistant job summary

At Newhall Primary Academy we inspire children to believe in themselves and each other. We create a safe, happy and inclusive environment that encourages independence, resilience and learning. Together we are curious and creative. We are committed to working in partnership with our community and teach our children to be respectful citizens, preparing them for the challenge and opportunities of our future world. Our children are kind and enthusiastic - they love to learn.

Newhall Primary Academy is a welcoming school and we are currently seeking a Learning Support Assistant & Midday Assistant to provide help and support to our amazing children. This is a full-time position and we are looking for successful individual to work 32.5 hours per week on a permanent basis to start in September 2024.

Learning Support Assistant : 30 hours per week

Midday Assistant: 2.5 hours per week

In particular, successful applicants should have:

At least one years experience of working with children in the primary age range

Experience of working with children in a friendly, busy environment

An understanding of children with SEN needs

Level 2 qualification in play work/childcare

A current food hygiene certificate (desirable)

Paediatric first aid qualification (desirable)

Knowledge of child safeguarding procedures

You should:

Have excellent communication skills

Have the ability to build effective relationships with students, parents and other staff

The ability to relate in a firm and friendly way with a wide range of personalities

The ability to use initiative

Be willing to undertake direction and guidance

Have a good understanding of behaviour management strategies

Be able to work as part of a team

The ideal candidate will:

Have high expectations and believe every child can achieve

Make learning irresistible, effective and inclusive

Be excited about ongoing professional development, being a lifelong learner

Actively contribute to the wider life of the school

Have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well as part of a team

In turn, we can offer you:

The opportunity to continue to be part of and to build on our exceptional learning and teaching and personal development offer for our children;

The opportunity to help continue to build and develop our team and to accentuate the ethos and culture of our school;

The opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives;

The chance for your skills to flourish and develop with practical support and encouragement;

High quality training and development through one of the country’s leading Multi-Academy Trusts;

The opportunity to work with children from diverse ethnicities and cultures;

A future career flightpath within REAch2 Academy Trust;

Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and governors

If you feel you have all the necessary attributes, are highly motivated, committed to making a positive difference to children’s lives and want to be part of creating a legacy for the future – apply now! We look forward to receiving your application

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 Newhall Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
456 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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