Deadline is tomorrow

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Term time contract - 32.5 hours per week - actual salary - £17,597 - £18,190 per annum

Teaching Assistant - 32.5 hours per week, permanent contract job summary

Atlas Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis, working 32.5 hours per week during term time. Atlas Academy is a highly popular academy, with a warm, caring, and friendly ethos. We have high expectations of each other and our pupils - we want them to be confident, capable, resilient, aspirational and motivated to learn.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have recent and relevant experience in a primary school setting
  • Be committed to ongoing school improvement and feel comfortable in a climate of change and innovative development
  • Have an interest in fostering an inclusive ethos in their work and a drive to make a real difference to children's lives
  • Be driven to work in an energetic and passionate team.

About Us

Atlas Academy is a school at the heart of its community. It has moved from strength to strength over recent years, gaining valued parental partnerships to best support its pupils. The senior leadership team are driven and passionate about school improvement and empowering the children. All staff work together as a team with the aim to ensure that the pupils at the school leave with having experienced more than just the national curriculum and to instil a love of learning that will last a life time.

The school is located within good communal distances from Wakefield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley with good access to the A1 and other major roads. There is also a local train station within walking distance of the school.

Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being a diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

In return we can offer you:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • A school at the heart of its' community with enthusiastic and caring children who are keen to learn, and parents who show a keen interest in the education and welfare of their children
  • Continued professional development and training opportunities
  • A driven and welcoming team.

Interested in applying?

Please take a look at the Applicant Brief to find out more about the role before applying. We are proud of our academy, and actively encourage visits and enquiries - please get in touch.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory background checks including references and enhanced DBS checks.

If you are joining us from another school, academy or trust we recognise your continuous service date with confirmation from your current employer. This can positively impact a number of entitlements, including increased annual holiday payments which represent an increase in salary. This can be discussed in more detail at interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff. Every child should feel safe and should be protected from any form of child abuse. We have robust policies and procedures that support our commitment to Safeguarding, this includes our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. The in-house Safeguarding teams at each Academy work in partnership with families and safeguarding partners to ensure the safety of children is paramount. We are committed to ensuring that all staff access regular, contextual safeguarding training to meet the needs of the local community.

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About Atlas Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
376 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

A warm welcome to Atlas Academy. We are a vibrant and diverse primary school located in the centre of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, providing education for children from 3 to 11 years. Most pupils speak English as an additional language; many speaking two to three languages, and we are proud of our multi-cultural community. We enjoy learning about each other’s backgrounds and beliefs.

Leaders have created a truly inclusive school. Pupils say that they are ‘united

through diversity’. They know the importance of being respectful to each other.

Pupils feel safe at school. Teachers are kind and take the time to speak to them if

pupils are worried. (Ofsted, 2022)

Whether you are a prospective parent interested in a place for your child or looking to join the team, we are proud to offer:

a staff team who are committed to raising standards, and providing a high standard of education for all of our pupils;

supportive, friendly and professional environment, which is always welcoming;

a dedicated Pastoral Team with specialist skills to support pupils and families;

our own nursery offering 15 hours free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds;

a calm, safe, inclusive and nurturing learning environment for all pupils;

an environment that promotes positive behaviour expectations and relationships;

exciting learning experiences through a knowledge rich curriculum so that they develop into confident, capable, resilient and independent learners;

a range of wider curriculum activities and specialist sports such as taekwondo, access to a Sports Coach;

great outdoor spaces with purpose built outdoor climbing equipment;

and….. the best pupils ever, who are eager to learn and make new friends.

At Atlas, we are GREAT: Gifted, Resilient, Engaged, Aspirational, Together. These are our core values and underpin everything we do.

We are part of the Astrea Academy Trust. This means we are part of a family of schools within South Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire. Astrea aims to provide every child with a brilliant education by pursuing aspirational standards with tenacity and drive. They aim to never settle for second best and do not tolerate something that does not live up to their standards. They stand to remove performance barriers and develop a scholarly culture of behaviour and learning from students and of pedagogy and curriculum from its staff to ensure our children learn, thrive and lead successful lives.

We hope you enjoy finding out about Atlas Academy. Prospective parents and pupils are welcome to visit the school. We shall be delighted to show you around our school and discuss with you and your children what we are able to offer. Please telephone us to make an appointment or call into the school office and speak to either Miss Crookes or Mrs Mitchell.

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