About this Role
Brimington Junior School is situated in a pleasant and attractive environment, with extensive grounds and a relatively new school building. Our school team work closely with each other, every staff member is committed to improving the lives of our young people. This roles requires excellent communication skills especially with the parents of our children.
Alongside this, there is a well-informed and talented set of School Champions (Local Governing Board) who provide ‘critical friendship’ in their role. These constructive and productive working relationships at Champions Board level have ensured that Senior Leaders and staff are fully supported in their role, as well as appropriately challenged to bring about the best educational opportunities for all of the pupils within the school.
Our school vision is to ‘Go Further’ to:
- Promote positive relationships
- Value and model good manners
- Inspire excellence
- Make the World a better place
- Spread happiness
As an teaching assistant at Brimington Junior School, you will be part of the LEARNERs’ Trust, a large MAT operating across, Derby, Derbyshire and Rotherham. The trust is a close community of schools that collaborate at every level to support the achievement of pupils and staff.
We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who will be part of a team in a warm, friendly school. The role commences as soon as possible.
You should be a strong team player, looking forward to joining a vibrant, positive and forward-thinking team.
Any further details about this vacancy please contact Nick Newberry (headteacher) via email BJSInfo@learnerstrust.org
Brimington Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The descriptions below of our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ define the work we are developing as a Trust. They are an aspiration, and we are always striving to achieve them.
We ensure our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ hold us to account for the work we do.
Our purpose is to ensure every LEARNER has choices about their future
- Our first job is to support and extend learning for pupils to provide them with the skills and knowledge to make those choices.
- Our second job is to make sure no child is ignored, no family is unsupported and no life is wasted, by providing intervention at the earliest opportunity.
- Our responsibility to education is to provide an environment where practitioners can collaborate, learn from each other, take risks and reflect.
We will use our purpose as a driver for our culture, ensuring we are;
Connected (sharing information openly, broadly and deliberately)
Helpful (embracing servant leadership and use initiative to solve the problem)
Organised (employing efficient strategies and trust colleagues to deliver)
Informed (asking coaching questions to understand what is happening)
Candid (disagreeing openly and compassionately)
Effective (only retaining our best elements and looking for continuous improvement)
Simple (avoiding complexity and increasing clarity)
We will use our culture to ensure the work of the Trust;
· Focuses on creating capacity (time and resources) for schools
· Ensures support is agile, providing intervention at the earliest opportunity
· Supports schools to employ and invest in the best educators for children
· Seeks continuous improvement and disruptive innovation
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person.
Please note that we are required to have references prior to interviews taking place due to safeguarding regulations, so references will be requested for all shortlisted candidates prior to interviews.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.
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