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  • Job start date

    3 June 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£10,878.00 - £11,712.00 Annually (Actual) Derbyshire County Council Grade 7

Teaching and Learning Assistant job summary

The Headteacher and Trust School Champions wish to appoint a professional, hard working and friendly individual to join our team.

Working part time 18.75 hours over the week (each morning), term time only plus inset days. The post is fixed term to the 31st of August 2027.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing the 29th of April. The ideal candidate would be able to start as soon as possible/the Summer term.

Perspective candidates are welcome to visit the school,, please call Mrs Bridges to arrange an appointment. 01246 450688.

New Whittington Primary School are part of a multi academy, 'The Leaners Trust'. We are a friendly school, based in Chesterfield, close to motorway links.

The Teaching Assistant role is varied and includes a number of responsibilities, including delivering learning activities for individuals and groups of children, working closely with the class teacher to contribute to the management of behaviour, assisting with learning materials, promoting inclusion, establishing productive relationships and acting as a role model.

Please take a look at the full job description.

The Learners Trust -

The descriptions below of our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ define the work we are developing as a Trust. They are an aspiration, and we are always striving to achieve them.

We ensure our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ hold us to account for the work we do.

Why do we exist?

Our purpose is to ensure every LEARNER has choices about their future

Our first job is to support and extend learning for pupils to provide them with the skills and knowledge to make those choices.

Our second job is to make sure no child is ignored, no family is unsupported and no life is wasted, by providing intervention at the earliest opportunity.

Our responsibility to education is to provide an environment where practitioners can collaborate, learn from each other, take risks and reflect.

How will we act?

We will use our purpose as a driver for our culture, ensuring we are;

Connected (sharing information openly, broadly and deliberately)

Helpful (embracing servant leadership and use initiative to solve the problem)

Organised (employing efficient strategies and trust colleagues to deliver)

Informed (asking coaching questions to understand what is happening)

Candid (disagreeing openly and compassionately)

Effective (only retaining our best elements and looking for continuous improvement)

Simple (avoiding complexity and increasing clarity)

What is our strategy?

We will use our culture to ensure the work of the Trust;

Focuses on creating capacity (time and resources) for schools

Ensures support is agile, providing intervention at the earliest opportunity

Supports schools to employ and invest in the best educators for children

Seeks continuous improvement and disruptive innovation

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 New Whittington Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
260 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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