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  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,140.00 - £17,426.00 Annually (Actual)

Level 2 Teaching Assistant job summary

The Pioneer Learning Trust is a small but growing Trust of collaborative schools in Luton. The Trust currently consists of 3 larger than average primary schools- Chantry Primary Academy, Southfield Primary Academy and Whitefield Primary Academy.

We have approximately 1500 pupils in the Trust taught and supported by around 300 staff and we plan to grow the Trust over the coming years. Teamwork and collaboration is a particular feature of our Trust with staff working across schools to support each other, offering excellent career progression opportunities.

At Southfield, we have high aspirations for every child and through our schools values, which underpin everything that we do, we strive to enable all children to develop and realise their full potential as part of the Southfield family.

We believe that all children can achieve this and that it is our responsibility to meet the unique needs of everyone to achieve equity.

Southfield is a school where 'Learning comes to life' and every individual is valued for who they are and what they contribute to the school.

We provide a curriculum that is creative, rich in opportunity and full of challenge. we have a highly motivated, resourceful, and committed team of staff and governors who care about and nurture the needs of every child.

We have two vacancies for Level 2 Teaching Assistants to support in class.

You will support the class teacher in all aspects of classroom organisation, preparing learning resources to support the curriculum and helping to ensure that ever child has access to learning opportunities that allow them to develop into independent, active learners.

An NVQ 2 in childcare is needed for this role

Working hours: 32.5 hours per week - Monday- Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm with a 30-minute lunch

Term time only

Can you help us to make a difference in children's lives through positive engagement in learning?

Are you?

Able to motivate and encourage learning in our pupils?

Able to think outside the box and use a variety of adapted strategies to meet individual needs?

Able to support pupils in literacy and numeracy learning and across the curriculum?

We can offer:

The opportunity to join a supportive and well-established team

The support to progress in your career

Ongoing access to in-house and externally provided CPD

An employee benefits programme, which includes employee discounts with several retailers and hospitality outlets and membership of an employee assistance programme

On-site low-cost childcare for staff

Arrange a Visit

Visits to tour our school are welcome and strongly encouraged.

Please contact Dani Keech- dkeech@southfield-primary.co.uk/01582 604876 to arrange a visit, answer any queries or for an informal chat.

Applicants for this public facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice fluently in spoken English.

CVs will not be accepted for any post based in schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

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About Southfield Primary Academy

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

School location

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