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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £24,294.00 Annually (FTE)

Teaching and Learning Assistant - Level 4 job summary

Teaching & Learning Assistant, 25 hours per week (Monday - Friday). Temporary until August 2025

The St Bart's Multi Academy Trust, in partnership with Governors, staff and children of Offley Primary Academy are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our hard working and committed team.

At Offley Primary Academy our children come first. High expectations, mutual trust and respect are underpinned by a warm, supportive ethos. In the best interests of our children we work very closely with our partner Academies. The successful candidate will be working alongside a team of caring, enthusiastic, dedicated staff, who are well-supported by their Senior Leadership Team.

Job Purpose

To provide classroom cover of up to 3 days during any short-term absence.

To work with teachers to support teaching and learning, providing specialist support to the teacher in an aspectof the curriculum, age range or additional needs.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

1. Provide learning activities for individuals and groups of pupils under the professional direction andsupervision of a qualified teacher, differentiating and adapting learning programmes to suit theneeds of allocated pupils

2. Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment as agreed with the teacher

3. Monitor and record pupil responses and learning achievements, drawing any problems whichcannot be resolved to the attention of the teacher

4. Plan and evaluate specialist learning activities with the teacher, writing reports and records asrequired

5. Select and adapt appropriate resources/methods to facilitate agreed learning activities

6. Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate

7. Teaching Assistants in this role are expected to undertake at least one of the following:

a. Provide specialist support to pupils with special educational needs, for example, learningbehavioural, communication, social, sensory or physical difficulties

b. Provide specialist support to pupils where English is not their first language

c. Provide specialist support to gifted and talented pupils

d. Provide specialist support to all pupils in a particular learning area (e.g. ICT, literacy,numeracy, National Curriculum subject).

8. Establish and maintain relationships with families, carers and other adults, e.g. speech therapist

9. Provide short term cover supervision of classes

10. Be responsible for the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources

11. Invigilate exams and tests

12. Escort and supervise pupils on educational and out of school activities

13. Guide and support pupils in their personal, emotional and social development

14. Prepare and present displays

15. Supervise individuals and groups of pupils throughout the day, including supervision in theclassroom, playground and dining areas

16. Assist pupils with eating, dressing and hygiene, as required, whilst encouraging independence

17. To assist the SENCO and be involved in planning, organising and implementing individualdevelopment plans for pupils (such as Individual educational plans), including attendance at, andcontribution to, reviews

18. Work with pupils not working to the normal timetable

19. Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within theacademy, raising any concerns following academy protocol/procedures.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Offley Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
448 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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