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  • Start date details

    October 2023

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 8:28am

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£13,391 - £18,724

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • show professionalism by having proper regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the academy
  • consistently demonstrate the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils
  • develop and sustain effective relationships within the academy community
  • have regard for the need to safeguard children’s wellbeing by following statutory guidance along with Trust/Academy policies and practice
  • respect all individual differences and cultural diversity
  • commit to improving own practice through self-evaluation and awareness
  • respond to advice and feedback from colleagues
  • take opportunities to acquire skills, qualifications and/or experience to develop in LSA role
  • demonstrate expertise and skills in understanding the needs of the children
  • know how to contribute effectively to the adaptation and delivery of support to meet individual needs
  • demonstrate a relevant level of subject and curriculum knowledge to effectively support teachers and children
  • understand own roles and responsibilities within the classroom and the whole academy context recognising that these may extend beyond a direct support role
  • adopt strategies to increase children’s achievement including those with special educational needs
  • promote, support and facilitate inclusion
  • use effective behaviour management strategies in line with the academy’s policies and procedures
  • contribute to effective assessment and planning by supporting monitoring and reporting of children’s performance and progress
  • communicate effectively with children to adapt to their needs and support their learning
  • use effective questioning and listen carefully to pupils
  • maintain a safe and stimulating learning environment

  • respect the role and contribution of others
  • liaise effectively with others and work in partnership
  • keep other professionals accurately informed of performance and progress and share concerns about a child’s learning
  • share knowledge to inform planning and decision making
  • work collaboratively with teachers and other colleagues
  • contribute to the academy priorities for development

  • confidently support teachers in reaching creative solutions to some of the variety of challenges they face

What the school offers its staff

An environment where you are well supported.

To be part part of a very friendly school team.

You will benefit from a wide range of training, development and progression opportunities within the Academy and Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
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About The Ferns Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
113 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

The Ferns Primary Academy is part of the Kite Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust formed in October 2015 with a shared aim of providing the very best for all of our children, families and staff. Our Trust is built around our shared vision - to be a first class, inclusive, collaborative and forward-thinking family of local academies - and our ‘AIR’ values of Aspiration, Integrity & Respect. Collaboration at every level, across the Trust, is a vital element in our continuing success. Having opportunities to share the breadth of knowledge and experience of our staff across the Trust ensures we are able to provide high quality, vibrant and inspiring learning journeys for our children to enjoy.

Arranging a visit to The Ferns Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.golland@kite.academy.

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