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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £24,294 pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Braeburn 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.

As 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.

We 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.

You will have the ability to build a good rapport with parents and carers and the wider school community.

Ideally 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.

What the school offers its staff

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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About Braeburn Primary and Nursery Academy

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

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