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  • Start date details

    SEPTEMBER 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,484.00 - £20,835.00 Annually (Actual) TERM TIME ONLY 34.5 HOURS PER WEEK


East Park Academy are seeking to appoint an SEND/Nurture Teaching Assistant, Level 3 to work 34.5 hours per week, term time only.

"East Park Academy is a school were pupils flourish and make exceptional progress" (OFSTED June 2019). We are an exciting and vibrant school that seeks to provide the very best for its children, families and staff. We are looking for an experienced member of support staff to work across the primary phase. At East Park, we have a proven track record of championing support staff who want to move into teaching and obtain QTS.

East Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this vision. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks. East Park Academy is an Equal Opportunities employer.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a children’s Barring List check. If you are barred from working with children, you are breaking the law if you apply for this post.

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates. This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview.

Job Purpose

- To work under the guidance of the class teacher in the planning and implementation of work programmes with individuals or groups of pupils or the whole class to promote effective teaching and learning.

- During the short term absence of the class teacher a Level 3 teaching assistant may be required to supervise the whole class and deliver pre prepared activities.

- To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupil and the classroom.

- To assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.

- To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop.

- To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

Main responsibilities:

Being a member of the school’s nurture facility

Work under supervision of qualified educational staff enabling access to learning with small groups of pupils or individual children. This will include children with special needs.

Develop and contribute to standard and pre-approved learning plans for individuals and groups of children.

To be able to plan and deliver appropriate interventions.

Assist with supervision and social needs of children at playtimes/ lunchtimes and on school visits where necessary.

To undertake such duties which may be reasonably regarded as within the nature of the duties/responsibilities for the grade of the post.

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.

This job post has expired.

About East Park Academy

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

School location

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