Teaching Assistant

Drake Primary Academy, Plymouth, Devon

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Job details

Working pattern Part-time only
Salary £18,795 to £19,554 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an excellent Teaching Assistant to initially work in our Key Stage 1 team. We are looking for candidates that are hardworking, dedicated, and enthusiastic about children’s achievement.

Essential educational requirements

NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Essential qualifications

Educated to GCSE level in English and Maths

Essential skills and experience

• Computer literate with experience of using a variety of software
• Treat pupil’s with dignity, building relationships with mutual respect
• Have an ability to work independently and use own initiative
• Be able to display effective communication skills with both children and adults
• Be eager to work collaboratively in a wider team, be adaptable and open to new ideas and practices
• Able to deal with change and unpredictability positively with a ‘can-do’ attitude
• Emotionally resilient and self-aware

Employee benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities with many other benefits.
We are proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 199 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Drake Primary Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@reachsouth.org

School location

1 Johnston Terrace Ope, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 2EN