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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: 20 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

23,500 - 23,893

Pay scale

Pay scale 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role

We require an ambitious and experienced Teaching Assistant to support children’s learning in KS1 and Reception class.

The successful candidate will:

• Have a positive outlook, a sense of humour and an ability to work with other professionals is essential.

  • Have an understanding of the early years framework and national curriculum.
  • Can inspire and challenge our highly motivated and enthusiastic children. • Have confidence and enthusiasm to lead 1:1 and group activities including SEN interventions. • Know how to enhance children’s language development. • Have high expectations of themselves and the children they work with. • Have the ability to build positive relationships with children to enhance their emotional wellbeing and learning outcomes. • Have the skills, strategies, and confidence to facilitate learning through play and exploration, and ‘plan in the moment’ to progress learning. • Be able to plan and adapt learning experiences to meet individual needs. • Support the KS1 and Reception class team to develop the environment both indoors and outdoors to enable the children to achieve to their fullest potential. • Demonstrate a high level of inclusivity within working practice and actively seek to remove barriers to learning. • Demonstrate a positive attitude with high levels of resilience. • Have a passion for improving life outcomes for children from a disadvantaged background.

You will need a good general standard of education including GCSE English and Maths to Grade C and NVQ Level 3 minimum. Experience of working in a school setting is essential.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Friendly staff who are committed to promoting our Burton Manor ethos
  • Resilient and respectful children
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities including online and face to face learning
  • Access to mental health, financial support and wellbeing services
  • A wellbeing day

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 Burton Manor Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
294 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01785 330370

Burton Manor Primary School is situated in the South Western part of Stafford in a pleasant residential area. It was built in the 1950s but has had additional buildings added over the years. The school has a well equipped playground and good sized playing field which includes a 200 metre all weather track.

Arranging a visit to Burton Manor Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@burtonmanor.staffs.sch.uk.

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