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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£14,784.00 - £15,283.00 Annually (Actual) Hours/weeks: 27.08 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Teaching Assistant job summary

Woodfield Primary are seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working and creative Teaching Assistant to join our outstanding team, to support the learning and development of children in the school. The Teaching Assistant will be a good team player and have the ability to develop positive relationships with children.

The successful candidate will have:

Experience of working within a primary school, knowledge of EYFS/KS1 is advantageous

Excellent communication skills

Be passionate about supporting all pupils to achieve their full potential

GCSEs or equivalent in Maths and English Grade C or above, and be able to illustrate good literacy and numeracy skills

NVQ2/3 or equivalent qualification in childcare or be working towards the qualification

As a Learning Academies Trust employee, you will have access to a growing list of benefits to support you both professionally and personally. Our benefit package includes:

Free counselling services for personal or professional support

Cycle Scheme

Employee Newsletter

Regular recognition awards

DSE Eyecare scheme

iHASCO online training courses

Annual flu vaccination

Annual health check

Discounted gym membership

About the School

Woodfield Primary and Nursery is a one form entry school, for children between 2 and 12 years old, in the heart of the Whitleigh community. We have a fantastically committed team of staff who are supportive, compassionate and driven to achieve the very best for the children in our care. At Woodfield, we use a relational approach in all our provision and practices to ensure that the environment is welcoming, inclusive and that everyone feels valued. We also have a wonderful outside space that enables us to provide a range of opportunities to enhance the learning.

The Woodfield Way are the building blocks that represent all the areas that we believe are essential to support children to be successful.

If you feel that you have the skills and attributes that would bring additional strengths to our team to ensure that children are ready to learn, aim high and achieve success we would love to hear from you.

About the Trust

The Learning Academies Trust is a family of 18 schools across Plymouth and surrounding areas, dedicated to delivering outstanding education to all our children, whatever their starting point or background. Our Trust’s mission is:

Together we will… work with our children, families, and communities to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all our children

As part of the trust, we will support you to learn and develop, providing outstanding CPD and opportunities for collaboration between schools within the trust sharing resources, expertise and knowledge.

Further information about the position, the trust and the benefits we offer can be found in the attached recruitment pack.

To request a tour of the school or to discuss the role in anyway please contact the school on the number above.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. If there are no vacancies currently, but you would like to register your interest for future vacancies, please join our talent pool and we will be in touch as soon as we have a suitable position.

Please note, the closing date is for guidance only. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the earliest available opportunity. Learning Academies Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

With 18 individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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)
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 Woodfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
268 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Woodfield Primary is a school where every child is a valued individual, where everyone aims high and where lifelong learning is prioritised and promoted.

We are committed to inspire, support and encourage all children to be confident, independent learners equipped for the future, take pride in what they do, persevere and achieve their full potential.

We enable Woodfield children to respect themselves and others and become responsible members of the wider community.

In partnership with parents and the community, Woodfield Primary will work together to provide whatever it takes to ensure that we “Learn today for success tomorrow."

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