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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 30

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 to £23,114

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has relevant experience of working with young children
  • Has excellent communication skills and is able to work as part of a team
  • Understands the importance of building positive relationships with children and families
  • Is confident in using a computer and tablet
  • Is committed to safeguarding children and families
  • Can support children with individual needs
  • Will be able to support with midday meals

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A supportive and friendly staff team
  • An award winning approach to staff well-being and mental health
  • Enthusiastic children who love learning and are proud of their school
  • A stimulating and creative learning environment
  • High quality professional development

Further details about the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a large, successful, Infant Academy with enthusiastic children and high standards of achievement. We are situated in the beautiful village of Southwater, with a supportive growing community near to the historic market town of Horsham.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching and Learning Assistant to join our fantastic and supportive staff team in September 2024.

The academy is committed to safer recruitment and all appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.

Normal hours: 30 hours per week, 8.45am to 3.15pm Monday to Friday, to include lunchtime supervision. Term time only.

Salary: Grade 3, SCP 3-4, £22,737 - £23,114 FTE, depending on experience and length of service. A job share may be considered for this role.

Visits to the academy are welcomed and encouraged.

Closing date: Monday 15th July 2024

Interviews: Thursday 18th July 2024

Please note that applications will be considered on receipt, so this application may close before the date stated if a suitable candidate is found.

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 Southwater Infant Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
281 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Phone number
01403 733254

The Southwater Infant Academy is an exceptional place to work. We drive our curriculum through key values and nurture the creativity, curiosity and imagination of our children. Assessment is used as a tool to inform planning, which is responsive and developmental for each individual child. Our commitment is to provide an outstanding education for every child, ensuring they are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful, lifelong learners.

Arranging a visit to Southwater Infant Academy

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

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