• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Salary Range: Grade C, SCP 5 - £19,312 per annum pro-rata. Actual Salary: £12,718.30 per annum

Job summary

The Role: We are seeking to appoint an excellent Teaching Assistant to initially work in Key Stage 1. We are looking for candidates that are hardworking dedicated and enthusiastic about children's achievement.
The Person: We are looking for candidates with the following experience and qualities:
• Hold a NVQ level 2 teaching assistant qualification or above
• Have a good GCSE in English and maths
• Ability to personalise learning to meet the child's needs.
• Ability to work independently and use own initiative
• Excellent communication skills - parents and home
• Flexibility
• Willingness to learn
• Positive and nurturing manner
• Resilience
• Range of learning and behaviour strategies

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01752 567649

About Drake Primary Academy

School Background: You will be joining Drake Primary Academy at an exciting time as we continue to develop our curriculum to achieve the best possible outcomes for children. We have dedicated staff and our children love learning. We are a forward thinking school that has an exciting values led curriculum.
Drake Primary is a successful, highly regarded single form entry primary academy with a PAN of 210. The academy was built in the 1950s but it has been modernised in recent years. The academy is very popular and often oversubscribed for the September foundation intake. The Academy was inspected in July 2015 and received a good grade overall. Behaviour and safety were areas of particular strength and this reflects the strong emphasis placed on the children’s social and emotional development in our calm, caring environment.
Trust Background: Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

School location

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

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