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  • Job start date

    6 November 2023

  • Closing date

    8 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31st August 2024

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade C Points 4 to 6 (£21,189 to £21,968 Full Time Equivalent) subject to pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential:

• A good standard of written and numeracy skills (A/I/C) • Good communication skills both oral and written (A/I/R) • Ability to use basic technology to support the role (A/I) • Ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders (A/I) • Ability to work constructively as part of a team (A/I/R)

Desirable: • Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme, or equivalent (A/C) • Working with or caring for children of relevant age (A/I) • Understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these (A/I) • Emergency First Aid or First aid at work qualification (C) • Previous experience of working with young people preferably in a school setting

(A/I) Key: C – Certificate; A – Application Form; I – Interview; R - Reference

What the school offers its staff

Kingston Park is a single form entry primary school catering for pupils from 3 – 11 years. Situated in a small village, the school is friendly and welcoming and takes pride in its role at the heart of the community. Our children are curious about the world and their place in it and we at Kingston Park endeavour to make their enthusiasm for learning the key driver behind our evolving book-led curriculum model. All our staff are passionate about providing the best education for every child in our community and in achieving our mission: to prepare all our pupils for success in an ever-changing world. We pride ourselves on the high levels of academic standards that our children reach, but also the responsible young citizens they develop into during their time with us.

It is an exciting time to be joining Kingston Park Academy. You will be joining an ambitious, committed, and hardworking team who are passionate about the difference we can make to our young people, staff, families, and the wider community.

Judged a solid Good at its last inspection, we have continued to develop a culture where staff and pupils are continually learning and are determined to succeed. We value the continuous professional development of all our employees and frequently work collaboratively within the school and have established relationships within the Delta network to share good practice. As a result, progress for Kingston Park in 2019 was well above national average at the end of Key stage 2.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Kingston Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
202 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01909 570638

Kingston Park is a single form entry primary school catering for pupils from 3 – 11 years. Situated in a small village, the school is friendly and welcoming and takes pride in its role at the heart of the community. Our children are curious about the world and their place in it and we at Kingston Park endeavour to make their creativity and enthusiasm for learning the key driver behind our evolving curriculum model. All our staff are passionate about providing the best education for every child in our community and in achieving our mission: to prepare all our pupils for success in an ever changing world.

Judged a solid Good at its last inspection, we have continued to develop, creating a culture of professional learning and reflection leading to personal growth and improved outcomes for children. All our leaders have embraced the opportunities presented to them through our membership of Delta Academies Trust, benefitting from the collaboration which comes alongside working within a network of outward looking professionals. As a result, progress for Kingston Park last year was well above national average at the end of Key stage 2.

Arranging a visit to Kingston Park Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@kingstonpa.org.uk.

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