Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    ASAP subject to enhanced DBS and references

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 37 hours per week term time only. This role is classed as part-time as it is term time only.

Contract type


Actual salary

SCP Point 14-17 (actual salary £23,617-£24,851)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and excellent classroom assistant who is committed to student success and development. The successful candidate will join a hardworking; forward thinking and supportive department at an exciting time

Key Tasks

  • To plan and deliver intervention with pupils individually, in small groups or in a class.
  • To have oversight of EAL provision and work alongside the EAL co-Ordinator to ensure provision matches need.
  • Lead and Support learning through a variety of strategies and approaches
  • Work with pupils on specified programmes to improve literacy, numeracy or social/behavioural skills
  • Contribute to the development of an effective programme of interventions to improve basic skills
  • Assist specific pupils with personal care and movement around the school
  • Lead the implementation of programmes devised by specialist support services
  • Accompany pupils on outside visits and placements
  • Offer general support to pupils at break and lunchtimes
  • Listen to pupils concerns and help resolve emotional/behavioural/problems
  • Assist pupils needing specific access arrangements during internal/external tests

What the school offers its staff

Staff at Murray Park School benefit from:

  • Flexible working for all staff.
  • A Senior Leadership Team who prioritise staff well-being and consider this when launching any new systems or pedagogical approaches.
  • A robust and centralised behaviour system, including an internal Alternative Provision, to ensure learning in our classrooms is disruption free.
  • A whole-school CPD package which includes the sharing of recent research and best-practice.
  • An approach to pedagogy which ensures professionals deliver the highest-quality lessons and interventions possible, whilst still allowing the freedom to maintain autonomy.

Commitment to safeguarding

Murray Park School shares a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture that embraces the ethos of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

This post is Exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

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About Murray Park Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1107 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01332 515921

Murray Park is a dynamic and forward-looking 11-16 mixed comprehensive school on the western fringes of the city of Derby. It is a Foundation Status school, but has a close working relationship with the local authority.

We cater for approximately 1111 students, situated on a spacious site surrounded by greenery. We serve students from the Derby City area, within reach of the Derbyshire countryside and our cohort sizes are growing each year.

Our students reflect the full academic ability range and there is a huge breadth to the socio-economic status of our families.

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