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  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£14,960.00 - £15,210.00 Annually (Actual) Term Time = 1 Week (Monday - Friday)

SEND Teaching Assistant job summary

Magdalen Academy
Park Crescent,
Kings Lynn,
PE34 3BU

01553 810326

Email: office@mag.unity-ed.uk

SEND Teaching Assistant (with some 1:2:1 elements)

Salary: Scale D- 3 to 4

27.5 hours Term Time + 1 week – (£10.78 to £10.98 per hour)

This post will be linked to pupil specific funding supporting children with SEND.

This will be reviewed annually based on SEND funding allocations.

Required from September 2024

Magdalen Academy is a small, rural school which works alongside Wimbotsham and Stow Academy and St Germans Academy under the leadership one Headteacher. We have a well-established proactive staff team that are committed to the education of the whole child.

At Magdalen Academy, you will find a warm and friendly atmosphere, with a purposeful learning environment. We aim to provide happy and supportive surroundings for the children in our care and have in place a wide range of learning experiences to ensure the full growth and development of the child – physically, intellectually, socially and morally.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and dynamic teaching assistant to work in our small village school. Your role will be to support pupils' learning and play a key role in their development; working closely with the class teacher to implement interventions and targeted group work.

You will be someone who:

Is passionate about working with children.

Has experience of working with children who require SEN provision.

Is creative and can think on their feet.

Has excellent numeracy/ literacy skills.

Works well as part of a team.

Has a clear understanding of safeguarding and keeping children safe in education.

We can offer you:

Dedicated and supportive colleagues.

Opportunities for professional development.

A class of well-behaved, creative and enthusiastic learners.

If so, we would love to hear from you.

Visits are encouraged or for an informal discussion about the post please email office@mag.unity-ed.uk or phone on 01553 810326.

How to apply

Please click on the orange “Apply for job” button, enter your name, email address and tick the box, then click the “Apply now” button. After a few seconds, you should be presented with an on-line application form to complete.

You will be able to save your partially completed form and complete it later following the link you will be emailed.

Please ensure you submit your completed form before the closing date/time.

No CVs accepted – please complete an official application form if you wish to be considered for this role.

Closing date: 3rd June 2024
Interview date: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and have the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of young people.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation and/or age. We value the individuality and creativity that every worker potentially brings to the workforce. Please be advised that by completing an application form you are subject to The Unity Education Trust’s privacy notice which can be found at Statutory Policies | Unity Education Trust.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references – references will be sought prior to interview. Proof of qualification is compulsory.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations. Provision of false data is an offence and will result in your application being rejected.

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 Magdalen Academy

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

School location

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