3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 Hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

NJE Grade 3- £23,500-£24,294

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a L3 Teaching assistant to work within our brand-new provision – The Haven. The Haven is an enhanced provision unit which supports children with complex communication and language needs.

We are looking to welcome to our team a TA who is:

  • Passionate about making a real difference to pupils with SEND
  • Committed to our school values and vision
  • Calm, reflective and caring towards all our children
  • A team player, with a great sense of humour!
  • Able to develop strong relationships with our children and their families to ensure seamless communication and coordination of support
  • Knowledgeable of the curriculum
  • Has excellent behaviour management skills
  • A lover of the outdoors

What the school offers its staff

The Florence can offer:

  • A welcoming team, who all have high expectations of our children
  • A high quality, bespoke working environment
  • Continuing professional development
  • Well behaved children who have a love of learning
  • An ethos that strives to give all children opportunities to thrive

Further details about the role

Visits are highly recommended. If you would like to discuss the role in further detail or arrange a visit, please contact Nicola Poxon, Office Manager, The Florence Nightingale Academy, on 01773 713452.

Applications for the post must be submitted by 9am on Monday 15 July 2024 via our online application form, which can be found atVacancies (whptrust.org), or by clicking the ‘apply now’ link.

Interviews: 18 July 2024

More information about the school can be found at https://theflorence.academy

The White Hills Park Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and checks will be made with past employers. In line with safer recruitment policies, references will be called prior to interview and online searches may be carried out on shortlisted candidates as part of due diligence checks.

The White Hills Park Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within Educational Settings.

The White Hills Park Trust is a Pathfinder for the Framework for Ethical Leadership in Education and expects all leaders in the Trust to embody these values in their daily work.

Paul Heery - CEO

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

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About The Florence Nightingale Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
363 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01773 713452

Arranging a visit to The Florence Nightingale Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nicola.poxon@theflorence.academy.

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