- Job role
- Teaching assistant
- Working pattern
- Part time
27.5 hours per week (preferably mornings) - Term Time (38 weeks)
- Contract type
- Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- NJC 5 £19,312 FTE per annum
- Actual salary
Ainthorpe Primary is now recruiting for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant. This role could be your next career opportunity.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.
We are driven to provide our young people with access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences we offer equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
About the role
Ainthorpe Primary is looking for an energetic teaching assistant to provide classroom and one to one support to children with various needs.
To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.
27.5 Hours per week term time only (38 Weeks)
Salary & Benefits
FTE £19,312.00 Actual salary £12,229.45
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Program
Cycle to Work Scheme
Who we are looking for
Qualifications and Professional Development
• NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience.
• GCSE Grade A – C English and Maths
• First aid training/training as appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.
Motivation to work with children and young people.
Good numeracy/literacy skills.
Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy.
Effective use of ICT to support learning.
Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier.
Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age.
Effective use of ICT to support learning
General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategiesDesirable
Understanding of relevant polices/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.
Experience of working with children with special educational needs.
Interpersonal / Communication Skills
Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
Ability to relate well to children and adults
Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) mission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education.
Broadening the horizons of young people by inspiring students to become their confident, academic best via an education that creates academically gifted, confident, well-rounded young people in the classroom, in the workplace and in their communities.
Whatever your role you will contribute towards creating a rich and exciting learning environment that also offers our students an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.
Our aim is to be the country’s top-performing multi-academy trust in the country. Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust runs 34 schools across the country, ranging from small rural primaries to much larger secondary schools in urban areas, our first All Through school and a special school which caters for pupils aged 2-19 who have a diverse range of special educational needs.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
To complete our on-line application form, please click on ‘apply now’.
Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.
An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.
It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.
Applying for the job
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