23 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 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

Part time: 32.5hrs per week, Term Time Only

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

SCP4 £23,114 – SCP6 £23,893 per annum

Actual salary

pro rata £17,443 - £18,293 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Burston Primary School are looking to appoint 2 reliable, nurturing and caring Teaching Assistants. The Teaching Assistants will work as part of the school team, supporting pupils across their learning, including during lunchtimes.

At Burston and Tivetshall Primary Schools, our vision is to encourage and support our pupils to enjoy their childhoods and reach their full potential, as confident, inquisitive and successful learners and as fully rounded individuals. Our small, caring communities and our inspiring environment, within the South Norfolk countryside, make a huge impact on our children’s development and are essential values. The successful candidate will:

  • Have GCSE or equivalent level, including at least a Grade 4 (previously Grade C) in English and Mathematics.
  • Haveprevious experience working with children, preferably primary school age, in a classroom or similar environment and have Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or equivalent Teaching Assistant qualification.

  • Be committed to the school’s high standards of teaching, learning and professional development.
  • Have excellent communication skills, a warm and caring personality, and a good sense of humour.
  • Understand the importance of an inclusive environment and high expectations on pupil behaviour.
  • Have a welcoming and friendly approach with a high level of professionalism.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of pupils in adherence with the school procedures while in play areas, the dining hall, classrooms or anywhere on the school site.

Opportunities for additional hours as an After Club Assistant are also available!

Closing date; Friday 14th June 2024

Interview date: Tuesday 18th June 2024


What the school offers its staff

At Burston & Tivetshall Primary Schools, we have created a dynamic, friendly and secure environment with a positive approach to teaching. With small classes we can inspire each child, giving them close attention and ensuring they leave the school fully equipped for their next phase of learning.

In our 2021 Ofsted inspection both schools were rated "good" "with a positive climate where pupils and staff feel valued and supported".

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2022, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Burston Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
42 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Email address
hr@se-trust.org

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