Primary and Nursery Academy are
looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to work within our dedicated team. The
working hours for this position is 30 hours per week working Monday – Friday,
these hours will be worked during the school term time.
a Teaching Assistant you will play a key role in the child’s day, you will be
passionate about teaching and learning and believe in developing the true
potential of all our children. You will have a calm and positive disposition,
the ability to break down activities into small step by step teaching and will
nurture, inspire, challenge and motivate pupils. Implementing clear boundaries
and routines. You will use behaviour management in all areas around
school. You will also guide the child to help them to develop friendships
and relationships with other adults in the school and their peers.
are looking for someone who has experience of working with children, in a
supportive capacity and has good verbal communication, strong time management,
organisational skills and the ability to work well as part of a team as these
are all essential to this role. The ideal candidate would have
experience of working in KS1 or Lower Key Stage 2 but relevant training would
be given if this is not the case.
will have the ability to build a good rapport with parents and carers and the
wider school community.
you will be an experienced Teaching Assistant with knowledge and understanding
with regards to child development and the curriculum and how to enhance a
child’s experiences and build upon their learning.
There will also be the opportunity for the right
candidate to embark on level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship as part of
their training and development within the role.
All new starters with the Trust
receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a programme of training
which is targeted to the role. But it doesn’t stop there, all staff
receive development on an ongoing basis and we actively encourage career
development through a range of continuous professional development and longer
programmes of learning, including apprenticeships.
We offer generous terms and
conditions of employment. All our staff have access to a comprehensive
Wellbeing Programme to help you and your family stay healthy. This
includes access to free private GP and nurse appointments, exercise advice and
classes, plus a variety of specialist clinics as well as counselling services.
We also offer significant discounts on many high street shops, online
retailers and travel agents, not to mention free car parking at all our
schools, an enviable pension scheme, sick pay and family friendly policies.
The Trust is striving to be an
inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves
and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports
the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of
unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender
reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race,
religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment,
retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of
ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of
staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for
employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in
the person specification for the position advertised.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments
are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced DBS check.
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