6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

Approx £18,000 to £18,714

Pay scale

Grade D, point 3 - 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of working with children who need support with their SEMH development
  • Experience of supporting children with regulating their behaviour
  • Experience of observing children to assess their learning
  • Experience of working with children with SEND
  • Experience of working with children with EHCP’s Good basic education to GCSE level in maths and English or equivalent
  • A willingness to undertake further training relevant to the role
  • First Aid training
  • Any relevant qualifications specialising in SEND, i.e. sign language, ASD, Nurture
  • Awareness of how children develop
  • Behaviour-management strategies
  • How to support children in literacy and numeracy
  • The different ways in which children learn and how to motivate them
  • Knowledge and experience of completing intervention records and involvement in the evaluation process and setting new targets
  • Able to use Office 365
  • Up-to-date Team Teach training and experience of Team Teach philosophy for de-escalation and how to support children

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to developing the best working practices for our staff and ensure that staff working conditions, workload and well-being are at the heart of our thinking.

Our NPAT Staff Pledge shows our ongoing commitment to our workforce and we try to ensure that anyone working in an NPAT schools can expect:

  • A fair and reasonable workload.
  • High quality training and CPD opportunities that meet the needs of individual members.
  • A fair pay and reward package at least equal to the national agreement for teachers, and the Local Authority pay scale for support staff.
  • Support and incentive to ensure positive well-being.
  • Higher priority placement in the school that you work at for the admission of staff children.

NPAT is committed to providing the most innovative, creative and inclusive education possible. We pride ourselves on high expectations and outcomes for our children through a curriculum which is aimed at nurturing the whole child academically and personally.

We are committed to the personal and professional development of our staff, offering innovative, collaborative and supportive approaches to training and development courses in priority areas. We are always keen to hear about the professional needs of our staff, so please feel free to let us know of any areas that you feel we could support you with.

NPAT always aims to be at the forefront of the latest educational thinking and research, including our current work on curriculum development which will provide clarity to teachers about wider curriculum content so that their valuable time can be spent concentrating on delivery and personalising this to meet the needs of their learners. We aim to work with the very best educational researchers and give our staff every opportunity to hear the latest research evidence tied in to our education strategy and priorities.

Further details about the role

We encourage and welcome visits to the unit where you can spend time with the children. There will also be the opportunity to discuss the role further with the Unit Lead. Please contact Sam Chambers, Office Manager in the school office to book a visit.

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 samchambers@blackthornprimary.net

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
Download an application form - 2.96 MB

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About Blackthorn Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01604 407254

Arranging a visit to Blackthorn Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email samchambers@blackthornprimary.net.

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