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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    15 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812.00 Annually (FTE) Grade B £10.79 per hour. Actual salary £11,314.84.

Portesham CE Primary School - Teaching Assistant 32 hpw, term time job summary

The First Federation Trust, a Multi Academy Trust of 20 primary schools, is seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant for Portesham CE Primary School to work across the school to support teaching and learning across both key stages. Experience of phonics is essential; experience of Read, Write Inc would be advantageous. This role is for 32 hours per week, although there may be some flexibility on this for the right candidate. This post is term time only until 31st August 2024 initally.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated individual with experience of phonics to work alongside the class teacher across all areas of the curriculum.

  • To deliver targeted interventions.
  • To promote inclusion through the development of social skills, language and emotional well-being.
  • To work under the direction of the class teacher and liaise with other professionals both within and outside the school
  • You will be expected to show a high degree of initiative and be able to react to given situations with integrity and compassion

You will be expected to show a high degree of initiative and be able to react to given situations with integrity and compassion. There is an element of Mealtime Assistant cover within this role.

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work within a progressive and forward thinking multi academy trust
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension through Local Government Pension

Should you require more information about the position, please contact the School Administrator on office@portesham.dorset.sch.uk or 01305 871283.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post. Our Child Protection policy can be found on the school's website https://www.portesham.dorset.sch.uk/ All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search.

The closing date is Friday 3rd November at midday. Interviews will take place w/c 6th November.

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.

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About Portesham Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
70 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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