3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Scale C

What skills and experience we're looking for

You should:

  • Ideally have relevant experience of working with children across the EYFS/KS1/KS2 age range, and in particular with pupils who have Special Educational Needs. However, if you feel you have transferable skills and are looking for a new challenge then please tell us these in the personal statement of your application.
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills, and a relevant qualification (Level 2 minimum)
  • Be able to establish positive and supportive relations with all pupils and their parents and carers
  • Be able to use your initiative to support learning
  • Be able to work with flexibility, autonomy and as part of a team
  • Have energy, drive and enthusiasm

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A great working relationship with staff and students
  • An extensive ‘in house’ CPD programme
  • The support of an informed and active Local Governing Committee and Trust
  • A very supportive and encouraging Senior Leadership Team
  • Close collaboration throughout the Trust
  • An opportunity to work in a good location where the cost of housing is attractive

Further details about the role

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join the primary phase at The Harleston Sancroft Academy. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and experienced teaching assistants as well as those who are in the early stages of their career. This post would be ideal for a graduate interested in teaching and requiring experience in a school before applying for teaching training.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a real difference to pupils' chances and supporting them in achieving their potential. The ability to be creative and use imaginative flair to engage pupils, is essential, along with having resilience, drive and high expectations, enabling every child to flourish.

Under the supervision of the class teacher you will play a vital role in the children’s education and well-being. The role also includes midday supervision.

We are extremely proud of our ethos and the very positive relationships which exist at our school. The Harleston Sancroft Academy, part of the St Benet’s Multi Academy Trust, is an oversubscribed, inclusive and very successful 3-16 Church of England school in South Norfolk where children thrive and achieve very well. Children are supported to flourish and grow with responsibility and resilience. The primary and secondary phases are located approximately half a mile apart.

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)
medical
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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to ejohnson@sancroft.stbenets.org

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About The Harleston Sancroft Academy (a 3-16 Church of England School)

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 16
School size
924 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

Arranging a visit to The Harleston Sancroft Academy (a 3-16 Church of England School)

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ejohnson@sancroft.stbenets.org.

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