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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Working Hours: 30 hours per week 9.00am – 3.30pm, Term time only plus 5 inset days (working 39 weeks)
  • View all Part timejobs - Working Hours: 30 hours per week 9.00am – 3.30pm, Term time only plus 5 inset days (working 39 weeks)

Contract type

Fixed term - FTC until 31st August 2024

Full-time equivalent salary

Salary Grade: Grade 4, £23,111 - £23,893

Actual salary

Actual Salary: £16,333 - £16,886

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a person like you who is an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to work with pupils with Autism. We need a professional and experienced person to work within our Early Years Team providing specific support to pupils with additional needs.

You will demonstrate a caring and supportive approach and be an excellent team player who aspires to high standards. You will provide direct support to pupils to help raise their confidence and attainment within our Early Years.

Applicants must:

  • Be committed to the needs of the pupils, parents and other stakeholders
  • Have well-developed interpersonal skills, as an outstanding role model, demonstrating a proactive and positive attitude around school.
  • Be able to relate well to a wide range of people.
  • Hold good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Work as a collaborative team member as well as demonstrating personal initiative and flexibility to deliver an excellent experience for our children.
  • Have experience of working with pupils with additional needs including Autism and communication difficulties

At Waterside Primary School we provide an excellent foundation for your children to develop as individuals and are committed to enabling all pupils to fulfil their potential. We hold dear important values such as mutual respect for one another regardless of age, gender, religion and academic ability. We hold dearly the British values and are proud to be British citizens. At Waterside - Every child really does matter, and we make a difference to every child.

What the school offers its staff

We know that at primary school, the quality of teaching affects both children’s social behaviour and intellectual development. This age and stage of learning has a more powerful impact on children’s academic progress than any other educational sector. Home too has a vital part to play! - Recognised through extensive research, it is the importance of early experiences and the powerful combination of home, pre-school and primary school partnerships that set the foundations enabling our amazing children and pupils to succeed.

Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching or Support Staff employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)
  • Support Staff only based on working full time, all year - Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (37 days holiday rising to 39 days after 5 years’ service including Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

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About Waterside Primary School

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

Waterside Primary School is an innovative, forward thinking school based in Stoke on Trent where all learners are empowered to achieve their dreams, where we believe everyone has the potential to be extraordinary. We have a world class team that work relentlessly to make every day a magical day of learning that suits every child's needs to ensure they make rapid gains not only as a learners across the curriculum but as an individuals prepared for the 21st and 22nd century living and world we live in. It is our duty and privilege as a school to make a difference every day.

At Waterside Primary School we provide an excellent foundation for your children to develop as individuals and are committed to enabling all pupils to fulfil their potential. We hold dear important values such as mutual respect for one another regardless of age, gender, religion and academic ability. We hold dearly the British values and are proud to be British citizens. At Waterside - Every child really does matter and we make a difference to every child.

The aim of our provision is to encourage and foster a love for learning. We believe that this is the key to academic success and are continually striving to improve outcomes for our families.

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