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  • Start date details

    11th March 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£10,829.00 - £13,118.00 Annually (Actual) Please note this post is for 21 hours per week and is term time only

SEND Teaching Assistant job summary

Thank you for your interest in the post of Teaching & Learning Assistant at our school. This post will be a fixed term, temporary contract initially until 31st August 2024 (subject to review after this date depending on funding and pupil numbers), starting as soon as possible working 21 hours per week.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, dedicated and supportive person to join our friendly team. The right candidate will work alongside the class teacher and other agency professionals in a role which will support pupils to access the curriculum in the most effective way, appropriate to their needs and understanding.
We can offer the successful candidate, high quality continuing professional development and training, as well as opportunities to innovate, excel and develop.
Working at Somerlea Park Junior School, you will be part of the LEARNERs’ Trust, a large MAT operating across, Derby, Derbyshire and Rotherham. The trust is a close community of schools that collaborate at every level to support the achievement of pupils and staff.
Context
The descriptions below of our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ define the work we are developing as a Trust. They are an aspiration, and we are always striving to achieve them.
We ensure our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ hold us to account for the work we do.
Why do we exist?
Our purpose is to ensure every LEARNER has choices about their future
Our first job is to support and extend learning for pupils to provide them with the skills and knowledge to make those choices.
Our second job is to make sure no child is ignored, no family is unsupported and no life is wasted, by providing intervention at the earliest opportunity.
Our responsibility to education is to provide an environment where practitioners can collaborate, learn from each other, take risks and reflect.
How will we act?
We will use our purpose as a driver for our culture, ensuring we are;
Connected (sharing information openly, broadly and deliberately)
Helpful (embracing servant leadership and use initiative to solve the problem)
Organised (employing efficient strategies and trust colleagues to deliver)
Informed (asking coaching questions to understand what is happening)
Candid (disagreeing openly and compassionately)
Effective (only retaining our best elements and looking for continuous improvement)
Simple (avoiding complexity and increasing clarity)
What is our strategy?
We will use our culture to ensure the work of the Trust;
Focuses on creating capacity (time and resources) for schools
Ensures support is agile, providing intervention at the earliest opportunity
Supports schools to employ and invest in the best educators for children
Seeks continuous improvement and disruptive innovation
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person.
We would warmly encourage you to contact the school on: (01773) 602258 to speak with Mrs Daisy Rizo, Head Teacher, about the role.

Context

The descriptions below of our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ define the work we are developing as a Trust. They are an aspiration, and we are always striving to achieve them.

We ensure our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ hold us to account for the work we do.

Why do we exist?

Our purpose is to ensure every LEARNER has choices about their future

  • Our first job is to support and extend learning for pupils to provide them with the skills and knowledge to make those choices.
  • Our second job is to make sure no child is ignored, no family is unsupported and no life is wasted, by providing intervention at the earliest opportunity.
  • Our responsibility to education is to provide an environment where practitioners can collaborate, learn from each other, take risks and reflect

How will we act?

We will use our purpose as a driver for our culture, ensuring we are;

Connected (sharing information openly, broadly and deliberately)

Helpful (embracing servant leadership and use initiative to solve the problem)

Organised (employing efficient strategies and trust colleagues to deliver)

Informed (asking coaching questions to understand what is happening)

Candid (disagreeing openly and compassionately)

Effective (only retaining our best elements and looking for continuous improvement)

Simple (avoiding complexity and increasing clarity)

What is our strategy?

We will use our culture to ensure the work of the Trust;

Focuses on creating capacity (time and resources) for schools

Ensures support is agile, providing intervention at the earliest opportunity

Supports schools to employ and invest in the best educators for children

Seeks continuous improvement and disruptive innovation

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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.

This job post has expired.

About Somerlea Park Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
137 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

School location

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