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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year (with possible extension/permanent for Sept 2025)

Pay scale

Grade 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic professional to join our established team of Teaching Assistants.The role entails:

- Working alongside the school’s SENDCO and Class teacher to support pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

- Providing 1:1 support for individual pupils to access whole class learning opportunities

- Providing 1:1 and/or small group interventions to support personalised learning opportunities

- Supporting pupils with practical personal care and specialist support (with training)

-Taking responsibility for the administration of medicines and monitoring a child's health and wellbeing

- Establishing positive relationships with both pupils and staff, contributing to our team work ethos

What the school offers its staff

Shardlow Primary School is a small school with big spirit! We are located in a small village in the East Midlands, in Derbyshire with close transport links to the M1, A52 and A50 and a short distance from Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

We have a positive and happy ethos, with a friendly and welcoming team. Our Senior Leadership Team are mindful of staff wellbeing and value staff feedback. We sign up to the employee assistance programme- offering free mental health support, cycle to work schemes and opportunities to gain time in lieu so that you can attend those important family engagements during term time.

Our parents, pupils and wider school community are all supportive of the school and we work together as a community to help our staff and children Aspire, Achieve and Thrive.

Further details about the role

Provisional Interview date- 22.07.2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Our recruitment process follows the latest Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance and procedures.

The following checks will be completed for candidates who have been shortlisted- completion of a self-declaration which includes criminal history, barred list, prohibition, disqualification; online searches and reference requests.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
Childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Medical checks
Online searches
Prohibition from teaching
Right to work
Satisfactory references
Suitability to work with children

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About Shardlow Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
94 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01332 792215

Welcome to Shardlow Primary School!

We are a small school with big spirit! We don’t let our small size stop us from providing the best for our children and this is achieved through a shared vision and values amongst all our staff, parents, pupils and the wider school community.

At Shardlow Primary School we want all pupils to Aspire, Achieve and Thrive during their time with us and beyond. Our ultimate aims for all of our children are;

Aspire- to develop a long term love of learning and a desire to achieve

Achieve- to fulfil their potential; achieving their best across the curriculum

Thrive- for all of our children to be happy, healthy and safe.

Our values, the ‘Shardlow Spirits’ help us to create an environment where this is possible. Through the Shardlow Spirits our children learn the key characteristics needed to be effective learners and help them to achieve, whilst also understanding how to behave towards one another, maintaining a happy and safe environment so our community can thrive.

Arranging a visit to Shardlow Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@shardlow.derbyshire.sch.uk.

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