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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £24,294.00 Annually (FTE)

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking for an excellent Teaching Assistant with vision and a passion for bringing out the best in all children and can make a real difference in our school. Specifically, we would like someone who has the following qualities:

      • Calmness
      • Empathy
      • Enthusiasm
      • Flexibility
      • Initiative

      Visitors comment on the warm atmosphere in the school. Our children are friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming. They strive to do their best and enjoy attending school. We offer candidates the opportunity to join our supportive and motivated team of staff and governors with excellent opportunities for professional development.

      Our school is part of the River Learning Trust. Our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate commitment to excellence, everyone learning, respectful relationships.

      We encourage applicants to visit the school and have a look around. To arrange a visit please contact the school office

      Interviews may be offered before the closing date to the right candidate.

      The River Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

      For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates

      This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. For further guidance for applicants click on the this link List of offences that are not filtered.

      Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

      What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?

      • Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade boundaries)
      • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees
      • Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.
      • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.
      • Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to support the work life balance of our employees.
      • Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave.
      • Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum 24 days rising to 32 day plus bank holidays per annum - dependent on grade of role and length of service)
      • Cycle to work scheme

      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.

      Applying for the job

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      Using the application form

      This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

      Visas cannot be sponsored.
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      About Beckley Church of England Primary School

      School type
      Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
      Education phase
      View all Primaryjobs
      School size
      91 pupils enrolled
      Age range
      4 to 11

      School location

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