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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812.00 - £22,777.00 Annually (FTE) Fixed Term Contract until August 2024

Level 2 Teaching Assistant job summary

We currently have an opportunity for an inspirational and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our hardworking and committed team of professionals.

We are looking for a committed, creative and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who is able to consistently demonstrate good classroom practice. You will join our friendly team, be enthusiastic, committed to raising standards, have high expectations and will work alongside a conscientious, hardworking and welcoming team.

The right person for this role will:

  • Have experience of supporting children in a school environment;
  • Have proven skills that will contribute to classroom practice;
  • Be a reflective and flexible practitioner; 
  • Have high expectations for behaviour and learning;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate effectively with children, staff and parents;
  • Have a positive mindset and approach to challenge.
  • Be ready to play a key role as part of our Topcliffe Team!


What we will offer you:

  • A supportive and caring culture linked to our well-being model
  • A knowledgeable and friendly team
  • Opportunities for your own continued professional development, both internally and through collaborative working across WHMAT
  • An appraisal system that focuses on self-reflection and professional growth
  • A full suite of benefits and rewards to support wellbeing including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, flexible working culture, cycle to work scheme, contribution to glasses for DSE users
  • Access to a range of supportive policies, such as Life leave, Flexible working and Family friendly policies
  • Access to generous benefits such as pension scheme (LGPS) and sickness allowance


Informal conversations are warmly welcomed.

NB - CVs will not be accepted


We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Topcliffe Academy as a Teaching Assistant

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Topcliffe Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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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)
medical
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.

This job post has expired.

About Topcliffe Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
256 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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