2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    June 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Term time contract - 30 hours per week - actual salary £16,243 - £16,791 per annum

Teaching Assistant - Early Years job summary

Waverley Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our committed and supportive team. We are looking for a talented, knowledgeable professional with high aspirations for all of our children.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have recent, relevant and successful experience in a primary school setting - ideally across Early Years
  • Build and maintain successful working relationships with pupils
  • Support the inclusion of all pupils, including those with specific needs
  • Want to make a real difference
  • Utilise strategies to support pupils in achieving learning goals.

About Us

At Waverley Academy, children are at the heart of everything. Pupils are taught academic knowledge and skills as well as developing the whole child, in order to prepare pupils for their next stage of education and to enable them to lead active and happy lives. Our core values of Tenacity, Scholarship, Curiosity, Empathy and Happiness run through all parts of school life.

Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being a diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

In return, we can offer you:

  • A calm, happy and hardworking atmosphere
  • A strong commitment to all pupils achieving their full potential, regardless of their starting points
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and our Employee Assistance Programme
  • A talented, energetic and passionate team
  • Continued professional development and training opportunities.

Interested in applying?

Please see the attached Applicant Brief for more information, and don't hesitate to get in touch to arrange a visit to the school or to find out more - admin@astreawaverley.org

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory background checks including references and enhanced DBS checks.

If you are joining us from another school, academy or trust we recognise your continuous service date with confirmation from your current employer. This can positively impact a number of entitlements, including increased annual holiday payments which represent an increase in salary. This can be discussed in more detail at interview.

We reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates during the application window should suitable applicants be identified.

Commitment to safeguarding

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff. Every child should feel safe and should be protected from any form of child abuse. We have robust policies and procedures that support our commitment to Safeguarding, this includes our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. The in-house Safeguarding teams at each Academy work in partnership with families and safeguarding partners to ensure the safety of children is paramount. We are committed to ensuring that all staff access regular, contextual safeguarding training to meet the needs of the local community.

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About Waverley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
189 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

At Waverley Primary Academy, children are at the centre of everything we do. We teach academic knowledge and skills as well as developing the whole child, in order to prepare pupils for their next stage of education and to enable them to lead active and happy lives. Our values of Tenacity, Empathy, Curiosity, Scholarship and Happiness run through all parts of school life and create a calm, happy and hardworking atmosphere with a strong commitment to all pupils achieving their full potential, regardless of their starting points.

Pupils start their learning journey with us in Foundation Stage where our provision, both indoors and outdoors, allows them to develop their investigative skills, test their ideas and to learn the basics of number and language. Our curriculum then develops these skills further, as pupils grow through school. The knowledge and skills we teach through an enjoyable and engaging curriculum, ensure pupils leave Waverley fully prepared for later life, with memories they will never forget!

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