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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    7 February 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£16,144 - £17,098

What skills and experience we're looking for

About the role

Lakeside Primary Academy is looking for an engaging Teaching Assistant to join their dedicated team. This is a combined role, consisting of 20 hours a week as a Behaviour and Wellbeing Assistant, 8.30am – 12.30pm and 10 hours a week as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant where you will be covering for the Class Teacher PPA time, 1.15pm-3.15pm.

As a Behaviour and Wellbeing Assistant you may work in small groups or a one to one basis with children who need additional help to break down the barriers that are blocking them been able to access their learning provision and achieve their full potential. You will need to use effective behaviour management skills, in line with the schools behaviour policy and other strategies that may be tailored to each child’s individual needs.

You will deliver Social, Mental and Emotional interventions, identifying any areas in which the children may need additional support.

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will be responsible for whole class teaching and learning, delivering lessons while the Class Teacher has PPA time.

You will contribute to the progress reports, observations and assessment of the children’s learning, identifying any areas of development and adjusting lessons as appropriate for individual needs.

You may work with smaller groups of children to deliver intervention groups as and when appropriate.

What the school offers its staff

All new starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a programme of training which is targeted to the role. But it doesn’t stop there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we actively encourage career development through a range of continuous professional development and longer programmes of learning, including apprenticeships.

We offer generous terms and conditions of employment. All our staff have access to a comprehensive Wellbeing Programme to help you and your family stay healthy. This includes access to free private GP and nurse appointments, exercise advice and classes, plus a variety of specialist clinics as well as counselling services. We also offer significant discounts on many high street shops, online retailers and travel agents, not to mention free car parking at all our schools, an enviable pension scheme, sick pay and family friendly policies.

The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced DBS check.


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About Lakeside Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
223 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

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