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  • Start date details

    2nd September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,030.00 - £27,438.00 Annually (FTE) Scale 3 point 5

Teaching Assistant job summary


Support the class teacher in all aspects of teaching and enhance learning opportunities for pupils, bringing to bear knowledge and practical experience gained through working with pupils.


1: Under the direction of the class teacher, following agreed lesson plans, support the teaching and learning of individual or groups of pupils, using support strategies appropriate to the needs of pupils, providing feedback and liaising over problems. Contribute to the intellectual and social development of pupils and work with individual children to support the achievement of literacy and numeracy targets and in other specific curriculum areas, as directed. Prepare, maintain and deploy appropriate learning aids, materials and equipment.

2: Contribute significantly to the planning of teaching and learning for the whole class and/or individual pupils. Contribute to the planning of lessons and work programmes, the devising of activities and target setting.

3: Contribute to the monitoring, recording and assessment of pupil progress through observation and questioning, against pupil targets (and Individual Educational Plans where relevant) keeping detailed records of individual’s progress.

4: Contribute to the development of a purposeful working atmosphere and implement and monitor the school’s behaviour and any related policies and procedures. Invigilate tests and examinations as directed.

5: Under the direction of the SENCO/Headteacher develop and maintain supportive relationships with parents, carers and others of the pupil’s community. Work collaboratively with other agencies and professionals, as necessary, including educational psychologists, health professionals, education welfare officers, to meet the personal and educational needs of individual pupils.

6: Contribute to the care, health and welfare of pupils in accordance with the school’s health and safety and related policies.

7: As required, contribute to specific aspects of teaching, learning and personal development, for example swimming, school visits, etc..

8: Contribute to the order and cleanliness of the classroom environment. This may involve tidying the class, cleaning up spills, etc.

Ivy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of our pupils and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS and online social media check. Further information about the disclosure can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.

Employment at Ivy Learning Trust is also subject to:

  • Satisfactory references

  • Barred list check (regulated activity roles)

  • Section 128 check (for applicable roles)

  • Overseas criminal records check (where required) D

  • Identity check

  • Right to work in the UK

  • Evidence of qualifications applicable to the role

  • Confirmation of registration with applicable registered body where applicable

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.

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About Brimsdown Primary School

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

School location

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