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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term time plus inset days)

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed term until 23.07.2025

Actual salary

Grade 6, Point 6-9: £16,664 – £17,519 per annum (subject to experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone with high expectations, a love of learning, able to inspire and laugh and enjoy the challenges of this role. You need to be a team player; you will go the extra mile to support children and want to continually develop and pick up the best ideas from around the world in education. In return, you will join a School and Trust that is full of activity, opportunity, and optimism.

The successful candidate will:

Be able to plan their time

Have excellent communication skills

Have the ability to embrace and contribute to the vision of the department/school

Be able to build relationships quickly

Show respect to others and be able to embrace the ethos and values of the trust

Be positive, optimistic, caring, kind and approachable

Be willing to be immersed in the life of a busy school

Have the ability to support, challenge and inspire

What the school offers its staff

Our values and ethos focus on developing a love of learning, high achievement both personally and academically which comes from the tremendous work of all our staff and the great achievements of our children.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding responsibilities associated with this role will include engagement in regulatory activity, such as administering first aid or supporting an upset child. It will have contact with young people on a day-to day basis. SAST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will meet the person specification and is subject to an enhanced DBS and Children’s Barred List check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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About Sherborne Abbey Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
344 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01935 316940

We are excited to be part of SAST. There is real strength in coming together with a collective responsibility for all the children’s development and progress between 0-19 years. We believe in preserving schools in their local community. This means that there will be considerable local expertise to support the school and staff with the chance to contribute to wider developments.

At the heart of SAST is the desire to work in partnership, to collaborate with others and to be outward facing for the benefit of children and staff. The schools have extensive links beyond the immediate area and are keen to extend these further.

Arranging a visit to Sherborne Abbey Church of England Primary School

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

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