16 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Scale 2, £23,500 - £23,893 FTE

Teaching Assistant job summary

Ermine Street Church Academy

Part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT)

is seeking to appoint a Part-Time

Teaching Assistant

Payscale: (FTE £23,500 - £23,893 per year, approx. £14,604 - £14,848 pro-rata)

27.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Working hours: 8.30am – 2.30pm, Monday - Friday

Commencing: as soon as possible

Ermine Street Church Academy has an exciting opportunity for a committed teaching assistant to join a vibrant team of enthusiastic, hardworking individuals. We would love you to take your place with us in this fantastic role!

About You

The ideal candidate will be an individual who:

Has experience of working with children and supporting their learning

Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Is enthusiastic, ambitious and serious about improving children’s life chances through education

Is highly organised, conscientious and able to set clear priorities when managing a busy workload

Can work cooperatively and communicate clearly with fellow colleagues, parents and pupils

Has a ‘can-do’ attitude and has the ability to use their initiative

Can work flexibly and professionally

About Role

We are looking for an experienced teaching assistant to join our team, working 27.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year. The purpose of this role is to work with children on a one-to-one basis and supporting pupils learning in the classrooms. For further information about the role, please download the job description attached or visit our website: https://www.demat.org.uk/recruitment

About Us

Ermine Street Church Academy is part of the DEMAT family of schools who work in partnership towards the common goal of delivering an excellent education for our pupils and a supportive, enriching place to work for our staff. The school was rated Good in its last Ofsted inspection in 2019. Ermine Street Church Academy is very proud to continue the great work that has been done to better the future lives of our children.

DEMAT is a large multi-academy Trust which consists of 40 primary academies and approximately 7,000 pupils. Our primary focus as a Trust is to ensure that every child in our schools receives a world-class education through a knowledge-rich curriculum which values the arts as well as what may be perceived as more academic subjects. We are unapologetic about holding the highest expectations for our children, for their outcomes as well as their behaviour and personal development. DEMATs vision is to; To learn. To know. To lead out. This sets out what we do as a Trust and how we work with our children to become confident within society and to develop as individuals. This is encapsulated in the DEMAT Promise and underpinned by our values of Love, Community, Trust, Respect and Ambition. To find out more about the Trust, please visit https://www.demat.org.uk/

If we sound like your perfect match, then we want to hear from you! In order to be considered please complete a full application on My New Term

If you choose to join us, our promise is to offer you:

Exceptional CPD with subject leadership and general network and buddying opportunities.

Career progression opportunities internally and/or across a large number of DEMAT schools.

A supportive work environment with a Trust that understands the importance of enhancing health and wellbeing at work with 24hour access to our Employee Assistant Programme

A generous pension and annual leave entitlement

Inclusive policies and practices

Well-behaved and enthusiastic children.

Strong links with the community and local church groups.

For more information, please download the application pack attached or visit our website: https://erminestreet.demat.org.uk/

Onsite visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged: to arrange an appointment please call 01480 276510 or email Office@erminestreetca.org.uk

Closing Date: 30 April 2024

(We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a suitable number of internal or external applications)

Interview Date: tbc

We would like to advise if you have not heard from us by 8 March 2024 then on this occasion you have not been successful in securing an interview, due to the large volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to every applicant. We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us, and if you do not hear from us this time, please do not let this stop you applying for future advertisements.

Safer Recruitment

The Diocese of Ely Multi Academy Trust (DEMAT) is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit.

We do not discriminate against staff based on age, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or political belief or affiliation, trade union membership, gender, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic background or any other inappropriate distinction or characteristic covered by the Equality Act 2010.

DEMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. Please be aware that all shortlisted candidates will have an online search conducted as part of DEMATs due diligence checks in line with KCSIE.

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)
medical
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 Ermine Street Church Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England/Methodist, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
243 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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