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  • Start date details

    Following recruitment checks

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Equivalent to £11.79 per hour

Teaching Assistant job summary

Main Areas of Responsibility

Work with individuals and/or small groups of pupils in the classroom under the direct supervision of the class teacher and provide feedback to the teacher.

Lead structured intervention programmes to support pupil progress, under the direction of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator.

Support pupils to understand instructions, support independent learning and inclusion of all pupils.

Support the teacher in behaviour management and keeping pupils on task.

Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate.

Prepare and clear the learning environment and resources, including photocopying, filing and the display and presentation of pupils’ work and contribute to maintaining a safe environment

Teachings Assistants in this role may also undertake some or all of the following:

Record basic pupil data

Assist with break-time supervision including facilitating games and activities

Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits

Support pupils in using basic ICT

Invigilate tests

Knowledge, Experience and Training

Experience of working with or caring for children of the relevant age

Good numeracy and literacy skills

Basic knowledge of first-aid

Ability to use modern technology

Ability to work in a team


Be aware of and support difference and ensure that pupils have equality of access to opportunities to learn and develop


Engage in professional development resulting from Performance Management.

Access to in-house and externally provided training.

Health & Safety

Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection; and report all concerns to an appropriate person.

The Aspire Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Our interviews will always include relevant questions relating to child protection and/or safeguarding. The successful applicant will be required to undertake vetting checks including a DBS check, occupational health, will be required to provide contact details of at least 2 referees and proof of gaps in employment history.

The duties and responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present. The post holder is expected to accept any reasonable alterations that may from time to time be necessary.

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About Hammond Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
384 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Hammond Academy is a large 2 form entry school in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire which is part of Aspire Academies Trust and the West Herts Teaching School. We are able to offer both a supportive and enthusiastic staff which boasts excellent continuous professional development through the teaching school and opportunities for progression within the Trust and its other schools.

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