16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    1 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,367.00 Annually (FTE) 9 hrs per week, during term time,. 3.00 pm – 6.00 pm 3 days a week

Studio Club Assistant job summary

Parklands Primary School is proud to be a member of the Preston Hedges Trust. Our driving vision is founded on the philosophy of ‘Fun, Creativity & Achievement’, ensuring that the school is a happy, safe place where children experience high quality teaching within an exciting and innovative curriculum; where creative, inquisitive and confident learners are nurtured, encouraged and thrive; and where children are supported and developed to meet their full academic potential and achieve well. We are looking for a Studio club assistant to be responsible for the delivery of activities, supporting children during mealtimes and on arrival and departure. The candidate will be an excellent role model while meeting the standards expected to deliver our high-quality childcare.

The successful applicant will:

Understand the importance of play

Possess good communication skills

Be keen to work as part of a team

Have experience of working with children

Committed to high standards

Interested in healthy eating

Recognise the importance of play and relaxation opportunities

Be willing to undertake First Aid, Diabetes and Food Hygiene Training

About the Trust:

Preston Hedges Trust offers the absolute best opportunities to all our children in each of our schools. Our highly skilled, energetic, and creative teaching staff make sure we constantly drive forward standards and deliver continuous improvement across all our schools – regardless of where they are on their individual journeys. In 2023, the Trust collected two prestigious national education awards – including being named the country’s best Academy Trust – recognising our exceptional work in outstanding, good, new, and improving schools. We were awarded Best Small Trust and the blue ribband Best Multi Academy Trust awards at the Multi Academy Trust Association Awards in London in March 2023.

What we can offer:

  • A comprehensive induction programme at both Trust and school levels
  • An opportunity to learn from others at schools rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted
  • A broad range of continuous professional development at both Trust and school levels, including access to the National College online training platform
  • Opportunities to progress your career through increased responsibilities or specialism, enabling you to make a difference to children beyond your immediate class, year group or school
  • An environment that places wellbeing at the heart of everything we do, with staff having access to a comprehensive wellbeing package including the Schools Advisory Service, which offers counselling, GP helpline, mindfulness, nurse support, physiotherapy and more. 
  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Our Commitment :

Preston Hedges Trust is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks. and follow safer working practices and therefore an enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants alongside the request of references for all shortlisted. and online checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

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)
medical
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 Parklands Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
409 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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