Tadcaster Primary Academy are looking
to recruit a hardworking and dedicated Teaching Assistant. This role will be
largely spent within our classrooms supporting the Class Teacher, whether this
be helping to set up the children’s learning activities or working with a child
on a one to one basis. You will play a key role in helping the children
flourish and to be the best they can be during their time with us here at
Tadcaster Primary Academy.
As well as supporting the children
within the classroom, you will also support them over the lunch time period,
both within the lunch hall and on the playground.
The combined hours for the role are
20 hours per week and will be worked over Monday – Friday, during the school
term time. Please see above how the hours are split per day.
We are looking for
someone who has experience of working with children in a supportive capacity
and has good verbal communication skills. Strong time management,
organisational skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are all
essential to this role.
As a Teaching
Assistant you will play a key role in the children’s day, helping to support
them in the classroom, breaking down activities in to smaller step by step
teaching to ensure they get the most out of their learning. You will also guide
the children to help them to develop friendships and relationships with other
adults in the school and their peers.
Ideally you will be
an experienced Teaching Assistant with knowledge and understanding with regards
to child development and the curriculum. While this is ideal, full training and
support will be given to the right candidate.
starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a
programme of training which is targeted to the role. But it doesn’t stop
there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we actively
encourage career development through a range of continuous professional
development and longer programmes of learning, including apprenticeships.
generous terms and conditions of employment. All our staff have access to
a comprehensive Wellbeing Programme to help you and your family stay
healthy. This includes access to free private GP and nurse appointments,
exercise advice and classes, plus a variety of specialist clinics as well as
counselling services. We also offer significant discounts on many high
street shops, online retailers and travel agents, not to mention free car
parking at all our schools, an enviable pension scheme, sick pay and family friendly
is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels
able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust
wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment
and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of
age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy
and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support
the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a
range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to
develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a
whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered
against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position
We are committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment
practices and appointments are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced
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