Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Portland Spencer Academy, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 4HB

This job expired on 2 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    5 January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 7 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£17136 - £18920 (Actual Salary)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Level 2 NVQ in Literacy and Numeracy or GSCE Grade 4 equivalent

Evidence of additional qualifications suitable to TA role NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent.

Previous experience in an educational environment

Experience in contribution to raising standards by promoting independent learning.

Direct experience of raising pupil attainment through personal intervention

Experience of planning and delivering learning activities for group and individual need.

Relevant experience of building positive relationships with all stakeholders.

Experience of working with children and young people, including children with individual needs and from a range of backgrounds.

Knowledge of Teaching Assistants’ contribution to raising standards by the promotion of independent learning.

Knowledge of stages of child development and individual needs.

Knowledge of appropriate behaviour management practices.

Knowledge of Health and Safety policies and procedures contributing to the maintenance of pupil safety and security.

Knowledge of safeguarding procedures and protocol.

Understanding and awareness of individual needs and ability to adjust communication methods accordingly.

Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.

Ability to contribute to the management of pupil behaviour.

Ability to establish positive relationships with pupils, families and colleagues

Initiative in dealing with day to day issues.

What the school offers its staff

In return, as part of the Spencer Academy Trust, we can offer you:

• A collaborative ethos, working with other schools and colleagues to develop day to day practice

• A child centred approach, where meeting children’s individual needs gains them excellent achievement.

• A hardworking, outward looking team who support each other and approach every day with a smile

• A chance to be part of something really special …

Further details about the role

  • To work with children as part of a team under the overall direction of the Headteacher who will be responsible for the policy and educational programme and for matters of control and discipline within the appropriate Articles of Government.
  • To foster the participation of pupils in the social and academic processes of the school by recognising individual pupils' needs and identifying and implementing appropriate responses; under the overall management and guidance of the class teacher.
  • To work independently in accordance within guidelines, to encourage pupils to become more independent learners and help to raise the standard of achievement and attainment for all pupils.
  • To carry out specified duties with individuals, groups or classes under the direction of a qualified teacher Activities undertaken by colleagues at this level would be monitored by the class teacher or more senior colleagues and the content of learning activities would be planned by the teacher/more senior staff, although there would be an expectation that the post holder would contribute to this process.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

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About Portland Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
437 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Portland Spencer Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@portland.nottingham.sch.uk.

School location

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