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  • Job start date

    20 February 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 December 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - TA: 17.5 hours per week, 8.30am-12.00noon, Monday to Friday, 38 weeks per year (term time only, excluding TD days). MDSA: 5 hours per week, 12.00noon-1.00pm, Monday to Friday, 38 weeks per year (term time only, excluding TD days).

Contract type

Fixed term - 5 months

Actual salary

TA: £8380 -£8688 per annum + MDSA: actual salary £2289 -£2310 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

TA duties will include:

  • Supporting pupils learning, either in groups or through 1:1 work. 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 an MDSA you will be a person who can build up happy and caring relationships with children and supervise them at lunchtime (training will be given).

What the school offers its staff

Ivy Lane School is a two-form entry Primary School in the centre of Chippenham, Wiltshire and is part of the Pickwick Academy Trust. We believe in ‘Learning for Life’, aiming to equip every child with both the skills to be successful beyond their primary years and a life-long appetite for learning. The school community really is a special place to learn. Our recent Ofsted Jan 2022 recognised this; ‘Teamwork is central to the work at Ivy Lane to ensure pupils are educated and nurtured well.’

Our school values of ‘Learning, Environment, Others and Ourselves’ underpin our ethos. We place a huge importance on outdoor learning and are very lucky to have Forest Schools Provision. We also have an extensive provision of social and emotional support for our children.

Further details about the role

Interested candidates are required to complete and return an application form by 12.00noon on Tuesday 31st January 2023

Interviews will be conducted on Wednesday 8th February 2023

Please download an application form and information pack from our website www.ivylane.wilts.sch.uk. (This is shown under “News & Events, Vacancies”). Please return your completed applications to Recruitment@pickwickacademytrust.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

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About Ivy Lane Primary School

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

Arranging a visit to Ivy Lane Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruitment@pickwickacademytrust.co.uk.

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