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  • Start date details

    September term

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week TERM TIME

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale

NJC 3, FTE £22,737 per annum, pro rata £16,193.26

What skills and experience we're looking for

Fixed Term 30/08/2024-31/08/2025 (30 hours per week TERM TIME)

Support for pupils

Under the specific supervision of the class teacher, to work with individuals and groups of pupils to deliver learning programmes.

To encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.

To assist with the general pastoral care of the pupils, including helping pupils who are unwell, distressed or unsettled.

To assist the pupils with personal needs as appropriate.

Support for the teacher

To prepare and maintain basic classroom resources and equipment as directed by the class teacher and assist pupils in their use

To prepare the classroom as directed for lessons, ensuring that resources are available and cleared away at the end of the lesson as appropriate

To provide regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement and progress

To provide feedback on pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher. This may include feedback on pupil progress in meeting individual Education Plan Targets

To administer and mark routine tests under the guidance of the class teacher and in line with the school’s marking policy

To be aware of the planning of work and activities

To provide general clerical support to the teacher, e.g. photocopying, laminating, filing etc. as required

Support to the school

To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security. SEN/Inclusion and data protection reporting all concerns to the appropriate named person.

To assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson time but during the school day, within contracted hours as necessary for their safety.

To accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities within contracted hours as required

To assist with the general pastoral care of pupils, including helping pupils who are unwell, distressed or unsettled

To attend relevant meetings and participate in training opportunities and professional development as required

To attend relevant meetings and participate in relevant training and performance development as required

To adhere to school health and safety policy including risk assessment and safety systems

To adhere to school policy on equality and diversity

5 GCSE at grade C or above, including Maths and English- or equivelant

Experience working with children in an educational setting for 2 years

Someone with the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.

Someone who with motivation to work with children and young people.

With accurate spelling and grammar knowledge and good numeracy/literacy skills

Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people

Motivation to work with children and young people

Accurate spelling and grammar knowledge

Good numeracy/ literacy skills

Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy

Effective use of ICT to support learning

Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier

What the school offers its staff

  • NJC 3, FTE £22,737 per annum, pro rata £16193.26
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
  • Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
  • Awards and Recognition Scheme
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Benefits Platform
    • discounts on car leasing
    • holiday discounts
    • cinema tickets
    • restaurant booking discounts
    • Cycle to Work Scheme

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 The Arbours Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
336 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

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