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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 - £23,893

Actual salary

£17,718 - £18,619

Pay scale

G3.6-9

What skills and experience we're looking for

Poplar Farm is a new school which opened in September 2018. We are a warm, caring, inclusive and vibrant school where pupils are at the heart of every decision we make. Poplar Farm pupils are happy and confident, they are problem solvers, open minded, resilient and motivated to learn. We have a generous school site, with creative, bespoke learning areas both inside and outside.

The school is part of CIT (Community Inclusive Trust), a Multi Academy Trust comprising of special and mainstream primary schools across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role and to ensure your suitability for this role.

The successful candidate will be required to provide enhanced support for two children, both with social and communication difficulties. Once a trusting relationship is developed, working with the children will be very rewarding.

The ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Have experience of being a Teaching Assistant.
  • Have experience of working with children who have social and communication delays.
  • Have knowledge of the KS1 and KS2 curriculum to support the academic progress of the children.
  • Be a committed individual who can foster, monitor and develop the abilities, social skills and understanding of children.
  • Be a good team player with positive interpersonal skills.
  • Contribute to the ethos of a friendly, happy school, in which the personal development and well-being is given the highest priority, and where both academic and personal qualities of children are recognised and valued.

What the school offers its staff

The benefits we can offer:

  • A large, friendly, supportive and enthusiastic staff team
  • An innovative, forward thinking leadership team
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people
  • A supportive induction process
  • A personalised CPD programme
  • Access to the Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (salary dependent)
  • Bike2Work Scheme

Further details about the role

For more information about this role or to arrange a visit to the school please contactsendco@poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 June 2023

Interviews will take place: Tuesday 20 June 2023

CIT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.

Applicants may also be subject to a social media presence check.

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 Poplar Farm School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
293 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01476850680

Arranging a visit to Poplar Farm School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sendco@poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk.

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