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  • Start date details

    30th October 2023- Pending satisfactory checks

  • Closing date

    20 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Subjects

Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,297.00 - £21,223.00 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant


Job title:
Teaching Assistant
Salary:
Bucks Pay Range 1B Point 6-10 (currently £20,297-£21,223 FTE)
*Salary pro rata to hours/weeks. Example gross salary based on Range 1:6 £15,119
Hours:
32.5 hours per week -working pattern to be confirmed
Weeks:
39 weeks INSET days included
Closing date:
20th October 2023 midday
Contract type:
Permanent
Starting date:
30th October 2023- Pending satisfactory checks  
Reporting to:
Head of Academy

Benefits:

Trustee Day (one well-being paid day off per year*), Wrap Around Child Care available to staff, opportunityforthe role to develop as the Trust grows.

*On completion of one year’s employment.












Job Role:

As a Teaching Assistant, you will work alongside teachers to support the educational, social and developmental needs of children. You will help enable children to achieve and be successful. You will take ownership of, and support the shared responsibility for, the well-being, education and behaviour of children. As a Teaching Assistant you treat all pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to the professional position. Successful candidates will be positively committed to shaping and changing the lives of children. This role involves being a strong team member and having the ability to work in partnership with all stakeholders.

Does this sound like you?

• You are child-centred and put children’s best interests at the heart of all you do

• You understand the needs of the children you are supporting and respond accordingly

• You are able to engage children, allowing them to make progress

• You can demonstrate suitable experience and/or qualifications for working in a school context

• You are flexible, adaptable and able to work on your own initiative • You have enthusiasm and the qualities of a strong team member

• You foster positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents/carers and communicate effectively

• You embrace core moral values such as integrity, resilience and respect

• You have a good sense of humour and a positive outlook

This role requires you to have a suitable standard of English and Maths, as well as a strong grasp of spoken English. Successful candidates will be required to engage in the statutory training needed for this post.


In turn, we offer you:

• A chance to work alongside amazing children who are keen to learn and have high aspirations

• An opportunity to work alongside a highly professional, committed and talented staff team

• An opportunity to grow and develop as a professional through high quality bespoke personal and professional development

• A brand new, state-of-the-art building with dedicated facilities and spaces for supporting learning

• A vibrant and inclusive community


Job Description:

Main responsibilities

The post-holder will be expected to support whole class learning, groups of children or individual children having specific or particular needs, as directed. The post-holder will share in the care and wellbeing of pupils throughout the academy. Teaching Assistants will be fully informed about the needs of groups and individuals’ they are supporting and where working with named children the outcomes of their Educational Healthcare Plan and those targets set by external professionals.

Teaching assistants will work under the direction of class teachers and the Head of Academy to support and deliver planned learning interventions. This Job Description describes in general terms the normal duties which the post-holder will be expected to undertake. However, the job or duties described may vary or be amended from time to time without changing the level of responsibility associated with the post.

The post-holder will be expected to carry out the following- please also refer to the attached Job Description:

  • Safeguarding
  • Teaching and learning
  • Working collaboratively
  • Administrative assistance
  • Standards and quality assurance
  • Behaviour and classroom management
  • Health and welfare of children
  • Break and lunchtime duties


Person Specification 

Please refer to the attached document
Application  and Selection Process

For more information about our Academy please visit our website www.kvpa.org.ukor to discuss the role further or arrange a visit please contact our Head of Academy, Mr Jon Turner, via email: office@kvpa.school ortelephone: 01296 255000

As part of the application process we invite applicants to complete the application form, referring to the job description and person specification detailed above.
In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CV’s cannot be accepted and you will need to complete an online application form to be considered for this position
Deadline: 20th October 2023 at 12:00 pm
Interviewing: w/c  23rd October 2023

Shortlisting:

Candidates will be notified if they have been successful for interview. Interviews may be offered prior to the closing date, upon receipt of an exceptionally strong application.

Kingsbrook View Primary Academy and the Inspiring Future’s Partnership Trust are committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Online searches will be completed prior to shortlisting and an enhanced DBS and qualifications check will be carried out upon appointment of all successful candidates


Commitment to safeguarding

Kingsbrook View Primary Academy and the Inspiring Future’s Partnership Trust are committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Online searches & BCC Self-Declaration form will be completed prior to shortlisting and an enhanced DBS and qualifications check will be carried out upon appointment of all successful candidates.

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About Kingsbrook View Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
150 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

The newest primary Academy in Buckinghamshire is growing rapidly, creating a number of exciting opportunities. Are you ready to join our expanding team and become part of something very special and rewarding?

Kingsbrook View opened in September 2021, with just 3 classes (90 pupils), and was built to serve the primary education needs of the new Kingsbrook residential development.

We currently have 5 classes, up to Year 3. In September 2023, we will be opening an additional 4 classes, across the Academy, taking us up to 9 classes (2 in Foundation Stage; 2 in Year 1; 2 in Year 2; 2 in Year 3 and 1 in Year 4) totalling 270 pupils. Our rapid growth means that we have a number of opportunities to join our expanding and dedicated staff team. We will continue to grow until we reach our final capacity of 472 places, up to the end of KS2.

At Kingsbrook View Primary Academy we are committed to delivering inspirational learning opportunities that are engaging, purposeful and challenging as everyone has the potential to achieve and excel. We have a passion for learning and we value the power of learning in securing a successful future. Our pupils take ownership of their learning to become highly aspirational and be able to make positive contributions to life in modern Britain.

Kingsbrook View Primary Academy:

• Has a strong set of values, modelled and followed by all

• Provides an excellent primary education for all children attending

• Enables all children to be highly aspirational and reach their potential

• Has high expectations of all

• Develops resilience, independence and self-regulation

• Provides a broad, rich, engaging and challenging curriculum

• Is an active and prominent establishment within the local community

• Provides a secure and happy environment where everybody’s safety and wellbeing matters: children, parents and staff.

• Meets the individual needs of children and their families through a proven model of outstanding teaching and learning

• Values the contribution outdoor learning makes to a stimulating curriculum as well as wellbeing

• Celebrates diversity through an inclusive culture based on equality and respect

• Is a member of the Inspiring Futures Partnership Trust, drawing on the expertise and capacity of other Trust members to deliver outstanding provision

Our values permeate all that we do and we expect all children, parents, staff, Trustees and visitors to live and breathe these values. These values underpin our curriculum as they are central to being successful individuals, who make a valued contribution as citizens in the modern world.

Aspiration: aiming high, having high expectations and striving for the best

Resilience: responding to challenge, overcoming difficulty and learning from mistakes by having a growth mindset

Respect: valuing everyone’s contributions and demonstrating respect for ourselves and others

Integrity: being open and honest, showing commitment to what is right and being proud of who we are

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