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  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,355.00 - £16,908.00 Annually (Actual)

SEND Teaching Assistant job summary

Pioneer Learning Trust is a strong, Primary based Multi Academy Trust, taking Chantry Primary Academy, Whitefield Primary Academy and Southfield Primary School forward together as a group. Within our Trust and in conjunction with our local School Partnership; we offer extensive training and networking opportunities with excellent career development paths.

At Whitefield Primary Academy our tagline is ‘Respecting others and being the best we can be’ and we do this through our values-based education. As a values-based school, our children are empowered to love learning and our school community is a happy, harmonious and engaging place where children feel secure.

As part of a Multi Academy Trust – The Pioneer Learning Trust – we work closely with our Trust partners to provide excellent opportunities for our children. Within our Trust we offer extensive training and networking opportunities with excellent career development paths.

SEND Teaching Assistant Level 3

A NVQ 3 or equivalent is needed for this role

30 hours per week, 8.30am - 3.30pm with an hour lunch break, term time only -

£16,355- £16,908 actual annual

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic SEND Teaching Assistant to join our Team.

We are looking to employ someone who will have a positive influence on the children.

Are you:

Calm, patient and resourceful?

Fully committed to the principles of inclusion?

Able to recognise and value the diverse social and cultural needs of our children and community?

Full of energy and enthusiasm?

Passionate about making a difference to children’s lives?

We can offer:

A friendly environment

An extensive induction and mentoring programme

A school that has an excellent and supportive leadership team, driven by our core values and a firm belief that all children have the right to the best education

Children who behave well and are keen to learn

A strong, committed and supportive team of staff and governors

Excellent CPD and career progression within our Trust

We have a dedicated staff team who are committed in assuring that all our pupils share our enthusiasm for learning and our values are reflected in all aspects of school life.

Visits to tour our school sites are welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Please contact Megan Hankey - hankeym@whitefield.primaryluton.co.uk/ 01582 596108 to arrange a visit.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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 Whitefield Primary Academy

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

School location

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