13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Year (in the first instance)

Pay scale

NJC Scale point 4 - 6 £21,189 - £21,968 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Job Requirements:
    • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.

    • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.

    • Accompanying children on trips.

    • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning

    • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources

    • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners

    • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability

    The right candidate will have:

    • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above or equivalent qualifications.

    • Previous primary school or childcare experience.

    • Qualified Level 1 Makaton Training

    • Previous experience of working with children with SEND.

    • A proven ability to work on their own initiative.

    • A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.

    • The ability to use relevant technology/equipment.

    • A can-do attitude.

    • A commitment to the happiness, well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

    • A passion for ensuring SEND children’s needs are met and lead to better outcomes.

    • The ability to communicate well with other professionals and the family of the pupil and recognising the importance of good relationships with parents and carers.

What the school offers its staff

Co-op Academy Parkland will provide you with the reward of making a difference and you’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and whilst role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours.

We offer our colleagues excellent career development opportunities as part of the Co-op Academies Trust, along with access to a comprehensive programme of Personalised Professional Learning and Development irrespective of career stage.

So if you’re an enthusiastic and inspiring Teaching Assistant committed to the spirit of cooperation, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Co-op Academies Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to park-hr@coopacademies.co.uk

Download an application form - 113 KB

About Co-op Academy Parkland

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

School location

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