Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31/7/25

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,151

What skills and experience we're looking for

Contract: fixed term contract until 31 July 2025

Working Pattern: Term time only (39 weeks)

Hours: 30 hours per week, 830am-3pm Monday – Friday

Actual Starting Salary (calculated pro rata): £16,605 per annum

Salaries are paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

We believe all children deserve the very best early start in life. Do you?

Are you passionate and committed to supporting young children with their learning and personal development?

If you have answered 'yes' to both the above questions, please continue reading about our new and exciting vacancy.

We are seeking a Teaching Assistant who can support pupils. Someone who:

-enjoys supporting children in their learning and over-all well-being

-is positive, calm and nurturing

-is a team player

-can be creative and adaptable

What the school offers its staff

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

Automatic annual pay increments

High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression

A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme

Generous public sector pension scheme

Discounts on retail & travel

Cycle 2 Work scheme

Charity giving

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About West St Leonards Primary Academy

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

West St Leonards Primary Academy

At West St Leonards Primary Academy, we pride ourselves on our excellent teaching and fantastic facilities.

Our happy, welcoming environment allows children to rise to challenges without a fear of failure and to become confident lifelong learners.

The academy has a published admissions number of 60 and total capacity of 420 pupils. The academy also hosts a special facility for up to 12 children with moderate learning difficulties and physical disabilities.

Arranging a visit to West St Leonards Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email principaloffice@wslprimaryacademy.org.uk.

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