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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    10 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: TA & MDS initially based in Nursery Term Time + 3 INSETs 17.5 Hours per week Monday - Friday 8:20 am-11:50 am or 8:30 am - 12 pm Midday Supervisor 6.25 Hours per week Monday to Friday 11:50 am - 1:05 pm or 12 pm-1:15 pm

Contract type

Fixed term - to be reviewed 31 August 2024

Actual salary

TA: Grade 3/4 Actual salary £11,169 / Grade 1C/3 Actual salary £10,684 MDS: Grade 1C/3 Actual salary £3,759

What skills and experience we're looking for

LEO Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a highly skilled and motivated Teaching Assistant and Midday Supervisor to support classes, small groups and pupils on a 1:1 basis as well as supervising lunchtimes. Applicants will be supporting teaching and learning in school. The duties will include assisting with classes, small groups and 1:1 with SEND pupils.

The successful candidate will be able to support individual pupils in a caring, patient and compassionate way, ensuring their pastoral and academic needs are met. You will work excellently as part of a team, have good communication skills, be enthusiastic, fair and kind. It is essential that you are able to follow school procedures. You will need to have experience of working with children with additional needs and be suitably qualified (please see the details in the person specification on the LEO Academy Trust website).

What the school offers its staff

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of established teams and to bring high standards of teaching and learning to our Trust.

You will provide curricular and pastoral support in our thriving and friendly school. The role is exciting and varied; ideal opportunities for anyone wishing to explore a career in working with children. The successful candidate will enjoy a varied daily routine as part of a close team. There will be an emphasis on helping in the classrooms across the year groups but the list below will offer an idea of what else is to be expected, although it is not exhaustive.

  • Support groups of children with their learning under the guidance of a teacher
  • Support individual children e.g. special needs, children needing additional support
  • Provide supervisory support during break time.
  • Accompany classes on day and residential trips.
  • Provide reprographic support and mount work ready to display.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Cheam Fields, we adhere to all national and local policies in regard to Safeguarding Children and Young People. We are committed to gender, racial, religious, and disability equality in every part of school life. Cheam Fields is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The LEO Academy Trust Safeguarding and child protection policy is written in collaboration with all DSL's across the Trust.

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About Cheam Fields Primary Academy

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

Cheam Fields Primary Academy is one of 6 schools that make up LEO Academy Trust. Located in Cheam, Cheam Fields is a two form primary with nursery offering 30 hours childcare. Cheam FIelds was inspected by Ofsted in January 2019 and was found to be good in all categories. The inspectors found that "You have developed leadership at all levels. You have ensured that senior and middle leaders know the school’s strengths and areas for improvement. Strong subject leaders ensure that priorities are addressed. Senior leaders routinely check that pupils are meeting targets and making progress. You have developed a
mentoring approach to professional development across the school. Staff are positive and feel they are helped to achieve well. They feel valued and are committed to further improvement."

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