Teaching Assistant (3 vacancies)

St. Peter's CE Primary Academy, Salisbury, SP2 9FL

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    26 April 2022

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£19,264 - £20,852 pro-rata (Band D or E depending on experience)

Teaching Assistant (3 vacancies) job summary

Are you eager to work within a vibrant and forward-looking centre for learning?

Are you looking to grow within an aspirational and supportive staff team?

If the above resonates with you, an exciting opportunity has arisen in Salisbury for you to be part of the successful team shaping the Trust’s vision for education at our school, St. Peter’s CE Primary Academy.

From September 2022, we will be looking for at least two TAs to join our team in delivering an inclusive, world class learning experience for all our pupils. The role will involve learning support for children in one of our nine KS1 or KS2 classes. Next year, we anticipate growing to nearly 300 pupils and would love to hear from professionals who relish a challenge.

The successful applicant will:
• Be expected to work closely with the class teacher and another teaching assistant within the classroom whilst supporting the pupil with their classroom learning and social communication skills.
• Be proactive and committed to differentiating and adapting learning to suit the needs of individual children
• Have some relevant experience supporting pupils within KS1 or KS2 settings
• Lead, inspire and motivate children
• Have high expectations and excellent classroom practice
• Have a desire to improve their own practice further

In return, we are proud to offer you:
• Enthusiastic children
• Willing, hardworking staff team
• Supportive parents who are keen to be involved
• A strong team of governors

Experienced TAs are encouraged to apply. We are equally keen on applications from school leavers interested in a career in teaching. This role offers an invaluable professional experience onto which a teaching career could be built. Opportunities for professional development and formal TA training would be provided. Likewise, individuals that have completed teacher training that are interested in gaining more experience before their all-important ECT year should get in touch!

We strongly encourage you to take a look at our website: www.stpeters.dsat.org.uk and that of the Trust: www.dsat.org.uk to get a feel for us.

Applying for the job

For further information, please contact Wendy Dodds at office@stpeters.dsat.org.uk or by phoning 01722 448445. Our Headteacher Ollie Martindale looks forward to receiving your applications, and is happy to discuss the role further on the phone or via Microsoft Teams. Again, get in touch with the office to arrange a chat.
When you have enough information to make your decision to apply, please complete all sections of the application form. Application forms are available on the school website www.stpeters.dsat.org.uk and should be forwarded to office@stpeters.dsat.org.uk. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.

All applicants will be notified of the shortlisting decisions by email. References for shortlisted candidates will be requested before interviews. Shortlisting will take place soon after the closing date and interviews will take place on 7th June 2022 or as soon thereafter.

St. Peter’s CE Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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About St. Peter's CE Primary Academy

School type
Free School, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
182 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01722 448445

St Peter’s is a welcoming and stimulating environment which enables all children to thrive. We have developed an active, exciting and fast-paced curriculum which stimulates, engages and stretches all children whilst engendering them with a lifelong love of learning. Through personalised learning and sky-high expectations, all children are able to flourish and experience success. We are a strong, caring and supportive school community where children are encouraged to be reflective and proactive learners.

Located to the west of Salisbury, the heart of a vibrant new community, St. Peter’s CE Primary Academy is set in extensive grounds overlooking the Wiltshire countryside. The building has state of the art facilities including a multi-use hall, extensive sports facilities inside and out, a multi-functional studio, food-technology room and a purpose-built nursery setting.

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