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  • Start date details

    Start Date As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

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  • Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.30pm (with 30 mins unpaid lunch break), totalling 32 hours and 30 minutes a week, term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed Term until 19th July 2024

Pay scale

Level 4, Points 4 to 7 £21,189 to £22,369

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will need to:

  • be passionate about learning
  • possess school-based experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • be passionate and keen to work with children with SEND
  • excite and inspire our children
  • promote high standards and challenge
  • work as a flexible member of a team
  • display energy, imagination and initiative
  • manage the physical demands of a busy role working with active children

What the school offers its staff

As part of Portico Academy Trust, Friars Primary School can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive atmosphere where everyone is valued and everyone matters
  • A nurturing environment with wonderful children who want to learn
  • High quality professional development
  • Opportunities for cross phase work
  • Support and collaboration across our Trust
  • A well-resourced school

Further details about the role

About the Role

Come and join the lively and dedicated team at our popular school. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic LSA with experience of supporting and working with SEND children in a school setting. You are likely to be working with some of our youngest children in our Early Years and you will not be surprised to hear that you most certainly will be kept on your toes! We offer an extremely supportive community and a full range of professional development opportunities. Our children deserve the best, so if you are passionate about supporting our staff and children with our high expectations then we would love to hear from you.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. If you would like to learn more about Friars, please contact our school office who will book a time for you to come and see us. Tours of the school will be with a member of our Senior Leadership Team.

Please include a cover letter with your application form, commenting on how you feel you meet the person specification criteria and providing an insight into your relevant experience.

Full details of the interview process will be sent to those candidates who are shortlisted.

For further details or an application pack, please contact Mrs Rebecca Sanderson, Director of HR, Portico Academy Trust, R

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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 Friars Primary School and Nursery

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
436 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01702 987890

Arranging a visit to Friars Primary School and Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk.

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