39 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    20 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,041.00 - £16,309.00 Annually (Actual)

Learning Support Assistant job summary

St Mary's CE Primary School, Bitteswell is part of Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust. We are looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant with experience in EYFS and SEND to join our friendly and hard working team based at St Mary's CE Primary School, Bitteswell. We are located in Bitteswell's thriving community, our small, friendly village school has strong links to the Church residents, families and local schools. The school still stands on and around the original school house built in 1888. Changes to the building over the years now provide teaching areas to meet modern demands, encompassing four classrooms, a large group room, a nurture room, a library, modern computing facilities, kitchen, music room, hall and outdoor classroom. The school is set within peaceful and attractive school grounds with a wildlife garden, trim trail, raised beds, outdoor percussion instruments, large scale wall maps and patio area with seating. The open space and resources allow the children to explore and develop their imagination and creativity

Our school offers exciting learning environments with a strong ethos of teamwork. We also offer continued professional development opportunities. Applications from candidates with a love of children, a knowledge and understanding of their development and a commitment to creative child centered learning are welcomed.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Learning Support Assistant to join our highly committed team and willing to work across the schools in either Key Stages. The successful applicant will be:

  • Experienced in a similar role
  • Highly organised and able to set clear priorities in managing their workload
  • Able to communicate clearly and positively with staff, parents and pupils, both in person and in written communications
  • Able to work calmly under pressure
  • Able to show a 'can-do' attitude and seek solutions to problems
  • Able to work flexibly and creatively
  • Happy, co-operative and able to work on own initiative
  • A strong team player
  • A person who demonstrates excellent initiative

This post will be for 30 hours per week + optional extra hours to support wrap around care /Paid at Grade 5 .7 - £11.98 per hour / Permanent or fixed contract / 39 weeks per year ( 38 weeks term time + 1 week) We would also consider morning/afternoon job share

**The closing date for this advert is 20th August 2024, however the advert may be closed early . **

For more information about our school please visit Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust or our school's website.

If you are interested in joining our team and would like more information or to arrange a visit please email stmarys@ipat.uk / tel 01455 552818. ** Please note that the school closes for the Summer break on Tuesday 9th July - 27th August 2024. For any queries during this time please contact hradmin@ipat.uk and we will get back to you asap.

Safeguarding Statement ; Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children's welfare. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Trust follow the safer recruitment guidance and references will be requested prior to interview. Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust Website

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 St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bitteswell

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
102 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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