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  • Start date details

    26th April 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£7,004.00 Annually (Actual) Please note the salary is the actual salary and is for term time working

SEND Teaching Assistant job summary

Somercotes Infant and Nursery School – as a team we are very proud of our school; as professionals we are committed to working our hardest to benefit our children. Everything we do at our school is underpinned by our three school rules- Be Kind. BE Ready. Work Hard.
We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support a child on a one to one basis during the morning sessions.
Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a 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.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
This vacancy is for 13 hours per week and is on a fixed term contract.


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.

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 Somercotes Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
132 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

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