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  • Application deadline

    8 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
27.5
Contract type
Fixed term (Until July 2022)
Salary
East Sussex Grade 3 - £18,562

Job summary

Do you want to support pupils with their learning and personal development?

We are looking for a TA to lead our reading interventions and small group reading sessions across Years 1-3.  If you have strong subject knowledge in how pupils learn to read, experience of leading phonics sessions and reading interventions across the primary phase, we would love to hear from you!   

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who is calm, confident and has the skills to be able to support classroom activities safely and can create a positive learning environment. You will have:

-maths and English GCSE Grade A- C or equivalent
-an interest in SEND and or experience of  supporting pupils with speech and language difficulties would also be advantageous
-experience of establishing positive relationships with students and the ability to empathise with their needs.

The role of Teaching Assistant is crucial in promoting the learning and personal development of all pupils; including but not exclusively, those with special education needs. To succeed in this role, you will need to:

-motivate and encourage students by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks
-consistently and effectively implement agreed behaviour management strategies.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
249 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

About Churchwood Primary Academy

About Churchwood Primary Academy

Ofsted grade: Good (2017)

Churchwood Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We are a caring and creative school. With one class in each year group, we are able to guide and support our pupils to achieve their best. Situated in the picturesque setting of Church Wood, our pupils enjoy learning outside the classroom in our forest school, woodland playground and large playing fields. Our speech and language provision is a key strength: we have a Autism Spectrum Disorder unit for Key Stage 2 pupils and a Speech and Language therapist. We also host a nursery for children aged from 2 years.

We hold the School Games Gold Award and the East Sussex Quality Mark for Inclusion.

We can offer you:

a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
excellent facilities and resources for staff and pupils
About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values 

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools.

The other benefits we offer, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

Find out more

Closing date: 8th November 2021

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

School location

Church-in-the-Wood Lane, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9PB

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