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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Actual pro-rated salary would be £15,977 to £16,789

Teaching Assistant job summary

The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, resilient and dedicated to making a difference to children's learning. You will need to enjoy working with children and be passionate and committed to helping children develop as independent and confident individuals. This role will help support pupils to access all aspects of learning and self-help skills. You will work closely with class teachers and phase leaders.

You would ideally hold an NVQ level 3 and a GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths (C or above) with a high standard of written and spoken English. First aid qualifications would be desirable. 

This permanent  position will be for a total of 30 hours per week.  The hours are 8.45 – 15:15pm with an unpaid lunchbreak of 30 minutes   You would attend all INSET days. 

We are looking for an individual who: 

  • Is a committed practitioner with high expectations of our children and of themselves. 
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning and has the ability and dedication to become an outstanding member of our team.
  • Is hardworking, a team player and has a sense of humour.
  • Is able to work on their own initiative and manage and organise their time effectively.
  • Can confidently communicate with parents, carers and class teachers to keep them informed of a child's/pupil's academic and emotional progress. 

Why would you like to work at Cherry Tree? 

  •   We love to learn outdoors in our beautiful grounds and provide CPD in outdoor learning. 
  • We have a wonderful, diverse community and celebrate this in our curriculum. We offer excellent CPD opportunities and invest in the career development of our staff.
  • We have an experienced, driven leadership team who are willing to mentor, support and listen.
  • We have a multiskilled and highly dedicated team who put the children first and support one another.
  • We work closely with our trust to support and share resources, opportunities and ideas. 
  • We buy into a healthcare plan which includes private medical care as well as wellbeing care, physiotherapy, stress counselling and lifestyle screening days. 

A visit to the school is recommended. Please contact via email: head@cherrytree.herts.sch.uk or phone 01923 245490 to arrange a suitable time.  

Further information about our school can be found on our website ww.cherrytree.herts.sch.uk and our Twitter feed @CTS_Watford @headcherrytree 

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert early should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate. 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  We require you to disclose any previous criminal convictions or cautions even if they are spent.  Please be aware that online searches may be completed as part of our pre-recruitment checks. Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Record Declaration Form prior to interview. 

When recruiting and selecting staff, the Trust is required to comply with all relevant employment legislation to ensure we are recruiting within the law as well as complying with the Trust’s Equality Policy. The Selection Criteria document is critical in the process and sets out the requirements which the person appointed should have in order to perform the duties of the post satisfactorily and against which applicants will be assessed. The selection criteria will be used throughout the recruitment process as an objective test of assessing candidates at shortlisting, test and interview stages. Shortlisting will be completed by assessing against the advertised person specification. Our interviews will always include relevant questions relating to teaching and will include questions on child protection and/or safeguarding, behaviour and safety. There will also be an observation element to the selection day and a task. 

Deadline for application: 12.00pm, Friday 24th November 2023

Shortlisting date:  Friday 24th November 2023

Interview date: Tuesday 28th November

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We require you to disclose any previous criminal convictions our cautions even if they are spent. Please be aware that that online searches may be completed as part of our pre-recruitment checks. Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Record Declaration Form prior to interview.

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About Cherry Tree Primary School

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

Cherry Tree Primary School is situated in North Watford, near the Asda/Sainsbury’s Dome roundabout. We have two classes in each year group. We have well equipped classrooms, extensive grounds, a multi-use games area, an allotment, an outside classroom and wildlife area. We converted to academy status on 1st February 2018 and we are part of the Inclusive Multi Academy Trust (IMAT).

Please view our school video here https://www.cherrytree.herts.sch.uk/ourschoolvideo

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