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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 33.5 Per week, TTO plus 5 days (Monday 08:30-16:30 and Tuesday to Friday 08:30 - 15:30)

Contract type


Actual salary

B3 (Actual Salary £21,996 to £22,522)

What skills and experience we're looking for

To complement and support the role of teachers and other professionals by undertaking work/care/support programmes which enables access to learning in and outside of the classroom for all students of all abilities.

To support the class teacher in the management of students in the classroom, and other senior staff including the Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO)on a range of teaching and learning experiences which deliver an appropriately differentiated and suitably challenging creative curriculum for all students, whilst meeting statutory requirements.

Purpose of the role:

To accelerate the progress of our students, ensuring that they can access the curriculum we offer through regular support.

To undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To supervise and support students inside and outside of the classroom by:

o ensuring access to the curriculum

o encouraging participation in learning activities

o ensuring understanding of learning objectives and instructions.

  • Assist in maintaining the behaviour of students throughout school and be expected to apply a common sense approach, as well as use initiative, in all matters relating to the conduct and behaviour of individual students, groups of students and whole classes.
  • Ensure the safety, mobility (if required), hygiene and wellbeing of the students by making decisions within established working practices and procedures.
  • Support with the development and implementation of individual education/behaviour plans and personal care programmes including gathering/reporting information to/from parents/carers as required including the safety and wellbeing of the students, therapy and medical intervention needs of the student and first aid.
  • Prepare the learning environment as directed by the teacher for lessons, prepare and maintain equipment/resources including the planning of learning activities and assist students throughout the lesson.

What the school offers its staff

Here at Alder Tree, we are embarking on a journey, not only to transform children’s lives, but to work with all our stakeholders including parents, carers and the local community to ensure we are providing a world class education and giving each child the best possible start to their education ensuring that they continue their journey to become the very best that they can be.

We strongly believe that as we develop our vision and culture it will help us not only transform the lives of our young people but transform the local communities which we so passionately serve. Alder Tree Primary is a unique and very special place to work.

Alder Tree Primary Academy is part of White Rose Academies Trust.

White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

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)
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 Alder Tree Primary Academy

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

Arranging a visit to Alder Tree Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org.

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