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  • Start date details

    March

  • Closing date

    16 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week, Term Time Only

Contract type

Fixed term - . Fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave with the possibility of becoming permanent for the right candidate due to the continued growth of the school

Full-time equivalent salary

Level 2 Warwickshire scales 7-10 £24,294 - £25,979 FTE

Actual salary

L2 approx. pro rota depending on continuous service £16,943-£18,118

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you someone who believes in learning without limits? Do you want the opportunity to be part of a unique team and help set-up a brand new academy? Are you passionate that all children deserve the very best learning opportunities and want to build a brighter future for our pupils? If so, we would love to hear from you!

At Lower Farm Academy, we are looking for an excellent practitioner to join our fantastic team. We are established in our new building after expanding to 2 forms of entry. We are looking for an individual who is up for a challenge and has experience in providing exceptional learning opportunities for their pupils. There will be massive opportunities to develop and shape an outstanding provision as the school continues to grow year on year.

The academy is now looking to appoint a member of staff to inspire our community and be an integral part of the unique opportunity to build and grow the school from its infancy.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be passionate about ensuring the best outcomes for children and giving them every opportunity to succeed. Lower Farm is an academy where every child is respected and treated as an individual, with no limits placed on their learning – just opportunities to continually improve. We give all children equal opportunities to challenge themselves through the range of tasks and activities presented to them – empowering children to take ownership and responsibility for their own learning.

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for a highly skilled, dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our new staff team. You need to be committed to providing children with exceptional learning opportunities in a fun and caring environment, committed to teamwork, have a can-do attitude with a good sense of humour and be prepared to go that extra mile.

Providing class support, you should be experienced in working with children and adapting and extending learning within a safe, stimulating and inclusive learning environment. Working with the class teacher, you will be responsible for providing excellent learning opportunities for all which may require structured small group or 1:1 activities to ensure the curriculum is accessed by all. You should have experience of delivering whole class learning and an ability to bring learning to life so that children have practical hands on learning experiences that foster a real love of learning.

What the school offers its staff

  • Great facilities to create a vibrant, stimulating learning environment for children
  • An opportunity for you to put your mark on a ‘blank canvas’ and contribute to the development of a new school – ‘a once in a career opportunity’
  • A supportive Leadership team who will encourage innovation and initiative
  • A wider network within REAch2 Academy Trust of support, exceptional practice and excellent CPD

If you feel you have all the necessary attributes, are highly motivated, committed to making a positive difference to children’s lives and want to be part of creating a legacy for the future – apply now! We look forward to receiving your application.


Further details about the role

In addition, a number of hours will be needed to help run our lunchtime sports clubs.

Please download the Application Pack for more information about the role.

Commitment to safeguarding

At REAch2 we recognise that academies and academy personnel are in a unique position in their care of children. The responsibility for all staff to safeguard pupils and promote their welfare, as stated in Section 175 of the Education Act (2002) is one that is central to our ethos, our policies and our actions. All children are deserving of the highest levels of care and safeguarding, regardless of their individual characteristics or circumstances, and we are committed to applying our policies to ensure effective levels of safeguarding and care are afforded to all of our pupils.

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About Lower Farm Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
283 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
02475 267760

Part of Reach2 Primary Academy Trust

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