Teaching Assistant

Manor Park Primary Academy, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 4AW

26 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 2 Roles: 27.5 hours, fixed term to 31 August 2023, term time only, Monday - Friday 09:00 -15:30

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

21399

Pay scale

NJC Outer London either 1C3 or 3/4 - dependant on candidate experience

Teaching Assistant job summary

LEO Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a highly skilled and motivated Teaching Assistants to support classes, small groups and pupils on a 1:1 basis. Applicants will be supporting teaching and learning in school. The duties will include assisting with classes, small groups and 1:1 with SEND pupils.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of established teams and to bring high standards of teaching and learning to our Trust. The successful candidate(s) will be able to work as part of a team, have good communication skills, be enthusiastic, fair and kind. It is essential that you are able to follow school procedures.

You will provide curricular and pastoral support in our thriving and friendly schools. These are exciting and varied roles and are ideal opportunities for anyone wishing to explore a career in working with children. The successful candidates will enjoy a varied daily routine as part of a close team. There will be an emphasis on helping in the classrooms across the year groups but the list below will offer an idea of what else is to be expected, although it is not exhaustive.

  • Work closely with staff in assisting in the day-to-day running of the school.
  • Support groups of children with their learning under the guidance of a teacher
  • Support individual children e.g. special needs, children needing additional support
  • Provide supervisory support during lunch and break time.
  • Accompany classes on day and residential trips.
  • Provide reprographic support and mount work ready to display.

Applying for the job

Please apply for this position by completing an application form, available from the LEO Academy Trust website, detailing how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification.

Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the Trust’s HR Team via recruitment@leoacademytrust.co.uk.

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About Manor Park Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
694 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0208 337 1844

At LEO Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 3800 pupils from across the London Borough of Sutton and Surrey. Our Trust was formed in 2015. Since then, we have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities formed from seven primary schools, supported by both our Inclusion & Wellbeing Hub and our Opportunity Hub. We are proud to provide endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. With over 450 staff, our schools are empowered to support each other to improve both outcomes for our pupils, and to drive performance across the wider school system. We are delighted that our schools remain long standing members of the Challenge Partners Network of Excellence. Our commitment to Professional Development is ongoing; staff, governors and Trustees access training through our LEO CDP website, Judicium’s online learning portal and a wide ranging programme of courses delivered in our LEO Training Room and online via GoogleMeet. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.

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