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  • Start date details

    After Easter

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: 26.25 hrs per week

Contract type

Fixed term - linked to Child

Pay scale

Torbay C 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have a vacancy within our support team for a SEND Teaching Assistant, the position is to support a child with specialist additional needs, although there may be occasions when the TA would support guided group work.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate, for Torre C of E Primary School who:

 Will be enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated working alongside the class teacher to support a child 1:1 across all areas of the curriculum

 The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the child has full access to the national curriculum and has to operate in a number of way to ensure the child progresses.

 Will be required to work under the direction of the class teacher and liaise with other professionals both within and outside the school

 Responsible for working with an individual pupil and with small groups

 Will be expected to show a high degree of initiative and be able to react to given solutions with integrity and compassion

 Have experience of working with children. Ideally, within a school environment

 Can inspire and motivate children and enable them to be the best that they can be

 Has the ability to encourage every child to learn and achieve and has enthusiasm, skill and desire to make a difference

 Has a passion to ensure high expectations for all ensuring that they make outstanding progress

 Can plan, prepare and promote constructive play during the lunchtime period

What the school offers its staff

We are truly collaborative and we work together within, and across, our schools to ensure that all our children and members of staff achieve their potential. Together we work to create a full and rich curriculum offer allowing everyone to flourish - we translate our vision of excellence into our everyday practice. We are proud of our outcomes, but we aspire to achieve more than just academic excellence for our children.

We also want our children to become healthy thinkers, curious explorers, caring citizens, knowledgeable participants and confident individuals. We aim to serve our communities, and our schools make every effort to connect with families, local community groups and organisations to ensure that our children and families are nurtured, supported and provided with opportunities through our schools.

Our value of equity leads us to want the very best of every child and every member of staff. The Academies for Character and Excellence believes in ‘Personal Growth for All’ and we are committed to tackle inequalities and overcome disadvantage, and to provide bespoke opportunities for professional learning for all.

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 Torre Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
333 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
07762 859361

Arranging a visit to Torre Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@acexcellence.co.uk.

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