Teaching Assistant for a Child 1:1 Care

Winhills Primary Academy, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2DX

11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Key stages

KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Level 2 Point 5 (£19,650 FTE) pro rata, depending on experience and qualifications

Teaching Assistant for a Child 1:1 Care job summary

Winhills Primary Academy

Teaching Assistant for a Child 1:1 Care

Duration of Post Permanent
Work Commitment 28.75 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8.45 am to 3.15 pm with a 45 minute unpaid lunch break)
Term time only, plus training days.
Start Date 1st September 2022
Salary Range Level 2 Point 5 (£19,650 FTE) pro rata, depending on experience and qualifications
Closing date Midday 7th July 2022
Interviews 12th July 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a dedicated, creative and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our experienced staff team to work 1:1 with a child.

Applicants must demonstrate a good knowledge of the requirements of working with children and in a 1:1 role. They must have good planning and observations skills together with experience of working with children in the KS1 and KS2 age-range and have the ability to develop effective relationships with colleagues, children and parents. Applicants must feel passionately about the rights of every child to achieve and thrive in education.

Ideally you will hold a Level 2 childcare qualification and have experience of working with children with additional needs.

Every day you will be supporting a fun-loving boy to access the full curriculum, continue to build relationships with his peers and translate the world around him in a meaningful way.

The ideal candidate will have:

• The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
• A lot of energy;
• Commitment to equal opportunities;
• The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
• Organisational and time management skills;
• Experience of working with children with autism;
• The ability to manage behaviour proactively, creatively and positively;
• Excellent communication skills; with an ability to answer as many ‘Why’ questions as a day can hold;
• A love of stories and puppets
• A great sense of humour.
Further benefits include;
• Collaborative approach to working;
• Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust
to share best practice and resources;
• A friendly and professional team;
• Local Government Pension Scheme;
• Discounted Childcare Vouchers;
• A caring and supportive working environment.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and The Fenlands.

The St Neots hub has nine academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Wintringham Great Staughton, Kimbolton, Roman Way, Braybrook and King James Academy. The Fenlands hub has five academies; Thomas Eaton, Glebelands, Leverington, Murrow and Gorefield. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span fourteen different locations.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Winhills Primary Academy website;
http://www.winhills-cambs.co.uk/staff-vacancies/

Completed Application forms along with a covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to:

HR Department
The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust
C/o Winhills Primary Academy
Off Duck Lane
St Neots
Cambridgeshire
PE19 2DX

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed so that you can see our fantastic staff and incredible children in action. We strongly encourage you to look around our school or ring the Headteacher for a chat on 01480 211 626.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, two satisfactory references and a Disclosure of Criminal Record and Disqualification Declaration.

Applying for the job

Application forms can be downloaded from the Winhills Primary Academy website;
http://www.winhills-cambs.co.uk/staff-vacancies/

Completed Application forms along with a covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to:

HR Department
The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust
C/o Winhills Primary Academy
Off Duck Lane
St Neots
Cambridgeshire
PE19 2DX

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About Winhills Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
260 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01480277051

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and The Fenlands.

The St Neots hub has nine academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Wintringham Great Staughton, Kimbolton, Roman Way, Braybrook and King James Academy. The Fenlands hub has five academies; Thomas Eaton, Glebelands, Leverington, Murrow and Gorefield. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span fourteen different locations.

Arranging a visit to Winhills Primary Academy

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed so that you can see our fantastic staff and incredible children in action. We strongly encourage you to look around our school or ring the Headteacher for a chat on 01480 211 626.

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