St Christopher’s Primary School
Part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT)
is seeking to appoint a Part-Time
Experienced Teaching Assistant
Payscale: Salary: Grade 2/ Point 2 (£22,366 per annum FTE, approx £14,213 pro rata)
Monday to Friday
27.50 hours per week/39 weeks per year
Hours of work: Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm (30-minute Lunch break, unpaid)
You will be required to undertake the role of a Midday Supervisor each day
St Christopher’s Primary has an exciting opportunity for a committed and experienced 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!
The ideal candidate will be an individual who has:
teaching assistant qualification and/or proven experience of working with children in a school setting
experience of working with children with challenging behaviour
experience in working with children who have special education needs
good English and maths skills (GCSE or equivalent advisable)
ability to use IT equipment and computer programmes
be able to transition and track pupil progress through intervention
the willingness to undertake further training and development
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
We are looking for an experienced teaching assistant to join our team, working 27.50 hours per week, 39 weeks per year with the working hours required being 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.
For further information about the role, please download the job description attached or visit our website: https://www.demat.org.uk/recruitment
St Christopher’s 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.
We have recently undergone an Ofsted inspection and are proud to report we have gone from special measure to Good in just over two years. St Christopher’s 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 job description attached or visit our website: https://www.stcprimary.suffolk.sch.uk/
Onsite visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged: to arrange an appointment please call 01638 750342 or email email@example.com
Closing Date: 1 March 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 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.
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.
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