3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible after 1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 July 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) Actual salary £8900 - £9200 per annum

Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant Vacancy

Pickwick Academy Trust would like to recruit a part-time Teaching Assistant,

based at Greentrees Primary School on permanent contract.

Hours: 17 hours per week, 9.00am – 12.00noon, Monday to Friday plus 1.00pm to 3.00pm on Wednesdays.

Salary D4-6 (depending on experience) - £23,114 - £23,893 pro rata, per annum (actual salary £8900 - £9200 per annum)

Required to start: As soon as possible after 1st September 2024

Greentrees Primary School is a two site two form entry Primary School with a 12 place Resource Base. The school is situated on the outskirts of Salisbury. The school was judged as Outstanding in its last inspection in March 2015. The school has strong international links and has an enquiry led skills based broad and balanced curriculum. The school prides itself on its behaviour. It is also committed to teaching children how they learn as well as the content of the curriculum. The school uses Guy Claxton’s 4 Rs of Learning and Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset model to achieve this

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team.

As a Teaching Assistant you must be committed and flexible, be able to support groups and individual children with their learning. The role requires you to support the learning of specific pupils with additional educational needs either within the classrooms or 1:1, or in small groups. Being able to work as part of a team is essential as well as being able to use your own initiative. The successful candidates will need excellent communication and liaison skills and will be closely supported by teachers.

Duties will include:

Supporting pupils learning, either in groups in the classroom or through 1:1 work with specific children with additional needs. The exact tasks will depend on the learning support needs of the pupil/s

Supporting pupils self-esteem, inclusion and behavioural development

Provide physical/personal care to pupils where required

Supporting the teacher/s

Supporting the curriculum - Support the delivery of the English and Mathematics curriculum along with other aspects of both the National Curriculum and the enhanced curriculum offered by the school.

Support the school e.g. assisting with setting up, storing and retrieving and general maintenance of classroom equipment and teaching aids.

As well as classroom support, you will be required to work with children with specific needs.

There is some flexibility in days, please contact us to discuss.

We are keen to hear from individuals who are patient, calm, organised and adaptable. Being able to work as part of a team is essential as well as being able to use your own initiative. A positive outlook and a sense of humour is essential.

The jobholder must demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This will involve undertaking annual Safeguard training and using school reporting systems for any Safeguard concerns.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further information.

What we offer:

Generous contributory pension provision

Family friendly policies

Commitment to flexible working;

Generous terms and conditions, and transparent policies with staff consulted directly on all key HR policies

Access to Employee Wellbeing support and counselling telephone support for all staff

Strong central team committed to and providing high level of support for staff at all levels

People Strategy in place setting out the Trust’s commitments and initiatives to support staff

A real family and togetherness feel, where everyone is included and listened to, and ensures no one feels isolated

Free eye tests (for those assessed as regular Display Equipment Users, and glasses if needed specifically for particular roles)

Free annual flu jab

Partnership with the Motor Source Group, enabling staff to benefit from discounts on new and used cars (average £4k saving on a standard new car)

Wiltshire Rewards (LA scheme enabling discounts across a range of retail outlets - available to Wiltshire schools)

Emergency Salary Advance Scheme

Interested candidates are required to apply by 12noon on Friday 19th July 2024

Interviews will be held on Monday 2nd September 2024

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements

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)
medical
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 Greentrees Primary School

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

School location

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