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  • Start date details

    ASAP-Pending satisfactory checks

  • Closing date

    24 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed Term- To be reviewed in June 2023

Pay scale

Bucks Pay Range 1B Pro rata: £8,490- £8,915 (Full Time: £18,522- £19,448) based on 39 weeks per year (equal to 38 weeks term time plus 5 training days)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential:

Qualifications

  • Education to GCSE standard, or equivalent (i.e. minimum grade C in English and Maths)
  • Any further, relevant qualifications relating to education and/or children’s development

Knowledge and understanding

  • An understanding of child protection and safeguarding
  • Experience of working with/leading individuals or small groups
  • Experience of working with children with SEN or additional needs
  • Understanding of positive and negative factors that may affect children’s learning and wellbeing

Skills and abilities

  • Experience of leading child-based activities
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience of establishing positive and professional working relationships
  • Ability to correctly model written and spoken language
  • Good organisational skills and efficiency
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, staff and parents
  • Ability to establish positive and professional working relationships with pupils, staff and parents

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiastic and optimistic outlook
  • Experience of working successfully as part of a team
  • Flexibility and co-operation
  • To hold a growth mindset and believe that all children can achieve
  • Reflective and open to feedback
  • Creative in problem solving with a willingness to try new ideas
  • Reliability and integrity
  • To have a work life balance
  • Own life experiences in order to enhance the cultural capital of our children

Desirable

  • Any further, relevant qualifications relating to education and/or children’s development
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum
  • Experience of working with children with SEN or additional needs
  • Understanding of positive and negative factors that may affect children’s learning and wellbeing
  • Experience of working/volunteering within an educational setting Skills in working with children with SEN or additional needs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, staff and parents
  • Ability to establish positive and professional working relationships with pupils, staff and parents
  • 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

What the school offers its staff

Kingsbrook View Primary Academy is a partner academy within Inspiring Futures Partnership Trust. Kingsbrook View’s vision will be guided by its motto: “Growing together to achieve dreams” and the Trust’s ambition to inspire and nurture every child so they excel in all aspects of life.

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


Further details about the role

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.

  • Safeguarding

To be responsible, under the direction of the Head of Academy or another designated teacher, for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all children within the establishment and to ensure that safeguarding is a priority by following procedures effectively and immediately. Vigilance and sensitivity is essential.

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
Email address
office@kvpa.school
Phone number
01296 255000

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

Arranging a visit to Kingsbrook View Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@kvpa.school.

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