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    asap

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£4,256.00 - £4,400.00 Annually (Actual) 8 hours per week over 38 weeks per annum

Teaching Assistant job summary

Mayflower Community Academy have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking, dedicated and creative Teaching Assistant, to join our outstanding team and make a difference in children’s lives. The successful Teaching Assistant will be enthusiastic, a good team player and committed to supporting the learning of pupils.

The successful Teaching Assistant will be committed to supporting pupil’s learning and to help pupils surpass their expectations. Mayflower Community Academy are seeking candidates that will go the extra mile for our children and the community.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who:

Have experience of working within a primary school or early years setting

Can build relationships with and nurture pupils to enable positive educational outcomes

Experience implementing positive behaviour strategies

GCSEs or equivalent in Maths and English grade C/4 or above

Excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to working

NVQ2/3 or equivalent or working towards the qualification is desirable

About the Trust

The Learning Academies Trust is a family of 18 schools across Plymouth and surrounding areas, dedicated to delivering outstanding education to all our children, whatever their starting point or background. Our Trust’s mission is:

Together we will… work with our children, families, and communities to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all our children

As part of the trust, we will support you to learn and develop, providing outstanding CPD and opportunities for collaboration between schools within the trust sharing resources, expertise and knowledge.

Further information about the position, the trust and the benefits we offer can be found in the attached recruitment pack.

To request a tour of the school or to discuss the role in anyway please contact the school on the number below.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. If there are no vacancies currently, but you would like to register your interest for future vacancies, please join our talent pool and we will be in touch as soon as we have a suitable position.

With 18 individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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About Mayflower Academy

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

School location

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