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  • Job start date

    20 February 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - end of summer term 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 2 (£20,258-£21,189 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about the inclusion of children and who put children at the heart of every decision
  • Delights in being with children and puts the children’s well-being before anything else.
  • Is interested in education and impacting on the lives of children.
  • Is determined to make every day count for our children.
  • Has high standards and knows the importance of strong relationships with their team.
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Can work effectively with and without direction.
  • Enthusiasm, energy, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Is a team player.
  • Has an eye for detail.
  • Is willing to roll up their sleeves up and get stuck in.

Your core duties will be:

  • The successful applicants will be expected to be flexible in their approach.
  • The post will require working within a year group team.
  • Providing practical assistance in relation to identified needs.
  • Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
  • Working in conjunction with the schools lesson design matrix, to ensure maximum support so children achieve their learning goals.
  • Setting challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.
  • To work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, to support access to learning
  • Provide general support to the teacher in the classroom.
  • The successful candidate will form part of a team and ensure individualised provision is carried out, to ensure the best outcomes for the child.
  • To deliver quality intervention to individuals and groups of children.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of children in our school.
  • Support to develop you within this role, to be the best you can be and to help you develop for your next career step.
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership.
  • The opportunity for quality Continuous Professional Learning.
  • A varied job where no day is the same!
  • Pensions scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • An organisation committed to supporting and enabling all staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We will endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We will be alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. The procedures contained in our policies apply to all staff, volunteers and governors/ member of the Cotgrave Candleby Lane and are consistent with those of Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP)

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About Cotgrave Candleby Lane School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
586 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0115 989 2284

Cotgrave Candleby Lane School and Nursery is at the heart of our community and strives to ensure that every child has the support, care, guidance and challenge to be the best they can be. Our fun and engaging approach, mixed with an invigorating environment and ethos, enables staff and pupils to push boundaries to be the very best they can be in all aspects of school life. We value the uniqueness in every child and celebrate this with them. This is mirrored with the staff too as every member of our team has to celebrate and be clear about what makes them unique.

The school is proud of the strong bonds created with our children and families. This careful development is the product of nurture; our drive to develop the school’s eight values and truly going the extra mile for our children and families. The strong bonds are also reflected in our staff team, who have a ‘can do’ approach, care for each other, learn together and work well together as a high performing team. Importantly, we also know how to have fun in what we do.

‘Relentless in our strive for excellence’ underpins everything that we do and alongside our values (Confidence, Aspiration, Creativity, Fun, Pride, Perseverance, Respect and Responsibility), this ethos helps all our children to achieve the best that they can in all areas of their learning. Our Candleby Lane Curriculum vision is LOVE (Long term memory, Oracy rich, Values based, Experiential). Our curriculum promotes a love of learning. It is broad and balanced, rich and varied, and offers our pupils a learning journey that ensures they develop the knowledge, skills, experiences, attitudes and beliefs to become confident and passionate future citizens of the world.

All members of staff and the governing body accept responsibility for ensuring the progress of all of our children and are committed to meeting their pastoral, social and academic needs within a caring and nurturing environment. We hope that each child will develop a love for learning and we are determined to ensure that all of our children are given every chance to maximise their full potential.

Arranging a visit to Cotgrave Candleby Lane School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@candlebylane.co.uk.

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