7 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Scale 2 (£23,500 - £23,893 FTE)

Teaching Assistant job summary

FARCET C. of E. PRIMARY SCHOOL

Part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT)

is seeking to appoint a full time 32.5hrs p/w

Teaching Assistant

Payscale: (FTE £23,500 - £23,893 per year, approx. £17,260- £17,548 pro-rata)

Mon-Fri 8:30 -15:30 term time only

Commencing: As soon as possible

Farcet C. of E. Primary School has an exciting opportunity for a committed Teaching Assistant to join a vibrant team of enthusiastic, hardworking individuals. We would love you to take your place with us in this fantastic role!

About You

To be successful in this role, you will ideally:

Have experience of working with primary aged pupils in an educational setting

Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Be enthusiastic, ambitious and serious about improving children’s life chances through education

Be highly organised, conscientious and able to set clear priorities when managing a busy workload

Be able work cooperatively and communicate clearly with fellow colleagues, parents and pupils

Have a ‘can-do’ attitude and has the ability to use their initiative

Be able to work flexibly and professionally

About Role

We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our team, working 32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year with the working hours required being 8:30am – 3:30pm. The purpose of this role is to support the teaching and learning of our wonderful pupils and be committed to keeping our pupils safe. For further information about the role, please download the job description attached or visit our website: https://www.demat.org.uk/recruitment

About Us

Farcet C. of E. Primary School is part of the DEMAT family of schools who work in partnership towards the common goal of delivering an excellent education for our pupils and a supportive, enriching place to work for our staff. We are an OFSTED rated good school, last inspected in 2022. Farcet C. of E. Primary School is very proud to continue the great work that has been done to better the future lives of our children.

DEMAT is a large multi-academy Trust which consists of 40 primary academies and approximately 7,000 pupils. Our primary focus as a Trust is to ensure that every child in our schools receives a world-class education through a knowledge-rich curriculum which values the arts as well as what may be perceived as more academic subjects. We are unapologetic about holding the highest expectations for our children, for their outcomes as well as their behaviour and personal development. DEMATs vision is to; To learn. To know. To lead out. This sets out what we do as a Trust and how we work with our children to become confident within society and to develop as individuals. This is encapsulated in the DEMAT Promise and underpinned by our values of Love, Community, Trust, Respect and Ambition. To find out more about the Trust, please visit https://www.demat.org.uk/

If we sound like your perfect match, then we want to hear from you! In order to be considered please complete a full application on My New Term.

If you choose to join us, our promise is to offer you:

Exceptional CPD with subject leadership and general network and buddying opportunities.

Career progression opportunities internally and/or across a large number of DEMAT schools.

A supportive work environment with a Trust that understands the importance of enhancing health and wellbeing at work with 24hour access to our Employee Assistant Programme

A generous pension and annual leave entitlement

Inclusive policies and practices

Well-behaved and enthusiastic children.

Strong links with the community and local church groups.

For more information, please download the job description attached or visit our website: farcet@demat.org.uk

Onsite visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged: to arrange an appointment please call 01733 240337 or email office@farcet.cambs.sch.uk

Closing Date: Friday 16th February 2024

(We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a suitable number of internal or external applications)

Interview Date: Wednesday 28th February 2024

We would like to advise if you have not heard from us by 19th February then on this occasion you have not been successful in securing an interview, due to the large volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to every applicant. We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us, and if you do not hear from us this time, please do not let this stop you applying for future advertisements.

Safer Recruitment

The Diocese of Ely Multi Academy Trust (DEMAT) is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit.

We do not discriminate against staff based on age, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or political belief or affiliation, trade union membership, gender, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic background or any other inappropriate distinction or characteristic covered by the Equality Act 2010.

DEMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. Please be aware that all shortlisted candidates will have an online search conducted as part of DEMATs due diligence checks in line with KCSIE.

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About Farcet CofE (C) Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
111 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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