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  • Start date details

    January 2024 (or earlier if possible)

  • Closing date

    29 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,151.00 - £32,909.00 Annually (FTE) *2023 Pay Award Pending (actual salary: £28,504 - £29,400)

Family Support Lead job summary

The roles and responsibilities include Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead,  strategic oversight of attendance and community outreach work.  As this role is a liaison role, you must have excellent spoken communication and interpersonal skills, and be committed to keeping children and adults safe.

This role is 37 hours per week, 42 working weeks per year (Term time + Inset days + 3 weeks holiday working) with  a minimum of 7.16 paid holiday weeks

What we can offer and information about the school

Here at Rose Hill we truly believe in putting the children first and they are at the heart of everything we do.  Our school is friendly and supportive and our children are confident, happy and eager to learn. We strive to ensure that every member of our school community is able to achieve their best and to promote a love of learning that we hope will stay with our children  long after they have left us. We greatly value our staff and support them with weekly high quality professional development. Our Trust is passionate and committed to continuous professional development and we frequently offer a range of training opportunities across the schools within the Trust.

Rose Hill is part of the River Learning Trust. We are an enjoyable and interesting place to work with a brilliant cultural mix and a broad, child-focused curriculum. Our children are enthusiastic learners, they like to ask questions and think carefully about the answers. Our children like to be involved in the community and in all aspects of school life. A belief in the potential and individuality of every child is crucial: and  a sense of humour helps too!

In order for our school to improve, we believe in supporting colleagues to be the best they can. You will need to be able to develop strong relationships built on trust and to do this you will already  have good interpersonal skills.  You will also be committed to your own professional development, be self-aware and understand your responsibilities within the team.

Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to progress in your career, not only through continued professional development, but also through being part of a journey to shape the school into a learning community for all. 

Visitors comment on the warm atmosphere in the school. Our children are friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming. They strive to do their best and enjoy attending school. We offer candidates the opportunity to join our supportive and motivated team of staff and governors with excellent opportunities for professional development.

We invite you to take an opportunity to come and work at this vibrant school and contribute to making it even better!

We strongly encourage visits to the school. To arrange a visit, please contact Tina Flannery, School Business Manager, at:schoolmanager@rosehillprimary.org

As part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:
•all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character
•sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still
•all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly
•collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload
• where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people


This role includes regulated activity relevant to children. 

How to apply / closing date / where to find further details

Please note that all applications must be through MyNewTerm


  • Closing date - Wednesday 29th  November 2023 - 12:00 noon

  • Interviews - week commencing: Monday 27th November 2023 

 Applications should be submitted via our recruitment portal MyNewTerm.  Should you wish for a confidential conversation with the Headteacher, about the role, prior to application, then please email office@rosehillprimary.org.

We recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to interview suitable candidates between now and the closing date.  


The River Learning Trust and  Rose Hill Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.  The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online.  By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check  Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.


For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following lin kRLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates

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. For further guidance for applicants click on this linkList of offences that are not filtered

Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?

  • Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade boundaries) and for Teachers (subject to government framework and successful performance review)

  • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees(Teachers Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff)

  • Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.

  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.

  • Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to support the work life balance of our employees.

  • Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave.

  • Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum 24 days rising to 32 day plus bank holidays  per annum - dependent on grade of role and length of service) 

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)


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.

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About Rose Hill Primary School

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

Rose Hill is an enjoyable and interesting place to work with a brilliant cultural mix and a broad, child-focused curriculum.

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