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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 32.50 hours per week - Monday to Friday 8:30am – 3.30 pm

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31st August 2025

Actual salary

£17833 - £18131 per annum (gross)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • be qualified to NVQ Level 3 in childcare or equivalent;
  • be passionate and committed to improving the life chances of our pupils and making a difference;
  • be a positive role model who can inspire and motivate;
  • can provide a high level of support to children, catering for their individual needs;
  • support and champion the school’s ethos and values;
  • be a team player who is positive and flexible.

The successful candidate will provide daily care for our children alongside the class teacher including assistance with toileting and changing nappies, when required.

What the school offers its staff

We are able to offer you:

  • the opportunity to join a positive, supportive and forward-thinking staff team;
  • outstanding professional development opportunities led by our dynamic senior leadership team in partnership with the Trust;
  • the opportunity to contribute to the development of the school at this exciting stage of our journey;
  • enthusiastic, polite and well-mannered pupils;
  • access to a package of wellbeing services such as physiotherapy, mindfulness, online gym classes and expert advice to support your wellbeing;
  • access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Further details about the role

Derwent Primary School is seeking to appoint an experienced, highly motivated Early Years Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated, passionate and innovative team.

Derwent Primary School is a highly successful school that has received a GOOD rating in our latest inspection (September 2021). This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to be part of the next chapter of this school’s journey where we believe that ‘each one of us is great, together we are amazing.’

Our vision is to create school communities where children excel, develop a love of learning and create magical memories that will last them a lifetime. We have high expectations for every child to succeed through the provision of personalised, real life learning experiences which enable them to grow into productive and valued citizens. Children will have success for today and be prepared for tomorrow.

We are excited about what we have achieved at Derwent, and would love to share it with you. Why not visit the school and find out more? Please contact the School Office on 01332-346222 if you would like to arrange a visit.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please download and complete the application form and return it to recruit@oneacademytrust.co.uk

Interviews to be held on 22nd July 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

Derwent Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

Appointments are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance including an online check for shortlisted candidates..

This role is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).

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About Derwent Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
317 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01332 346222

Derwent Primary School is a highly successful school that has shown rapid improvement. In our latest Ofsted inspection we received a GOOD rating.

Derwent Primary School is situated in an area of Derby City with 339 pupils currently on roll. We are a welcoming, inclusive school where children achieve to their full potential.

At Derwent we recognise children’s individuality and the challenges they face. Therefore, reflected in the heart of our curriculum design, we ensure that all children have an entitlement to rich and stimulating learning overflowing with first-hand experiences relevant to their needs. The curriculum gives all learners, particularly the most disadvantaged the knowledge and self-discipline to become ‘anything’ and ‘anyone’.

Arranging a visit to Derwent Primary School

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

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