Teaching Assistant

Havelock Infant School, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 2LU

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (12 months)

Pay scale

Grade D 3-4 £18,887 - £19,264 per annum pro rata

Teaching Assistant job summary

We currently have a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant to join our friendly staff team to support Early Years.

Our Teaching Assistants:

  • Support our pupils learning
  • Provide personal and welfare care to our pupils
  • Support in reviewing pupils performance and progress
  • Prepare and maintain the classroom environment and resources
  • Support the teaching team
  • Contribute to developing our team

The successful candidate should have relevant experience and/or qualifications in working with young children. Being able to communicate effectively with children and adults is essential, together with a friendly and approachable manner.

For any questions about the role and our schools please contact Sharon Bindley, Finance & Administration Manager on sbindley@havelockschools.org.uk

Havelock Safeguarding Policies and Procedures are available on their website which can be accessed on the following web address : Havelock Schools - School Policies & Reports

Being part of Pathfinder Schools offers a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself, as a Trust we actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of good practice; we believe that by developing a love of learning and having the highest expectations, all members of the Pathfinder Schools community can achieve and inspire greatness.

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Interviews may begin soon after receipt of applications for shortlisted candidates, therefore we recommend that you apply early.

Pathfinder Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are mandatory for all posts within Pathfinder Schools.

Pathfinder Schools is passionate about its values of collaboration, humanity and independence, we believe that when people feel respected and included they can be more creative, innovative, and successful. We are committed to an inclusive workforce that represents many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our colleagues, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, ethnicity, age, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. While we have more work to do to advance diversity and inclusion, we’re committed to moving our Trust and the education sector forward.

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About Havelock Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
249 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Contact phone number

Havelock Schools are a place where each individual is encouraged to shine and develop to their full potential, staff and pupils alike are proud to be a part of our schools. We believe that everybody is unique and our role is to cherish that individuality, whilst working together as part of a learning community.

Everybody can succeed through determination, hard work and encouragement, which is why learning behaviours are so important to our philosophy – we stick at it when the going gets tough and ‘never, ever, ever give up’. We also believe that true and deep learning happens when we find things tricky.

As a federated Infant and Junior School we cover ages 4 to 11 years and the schools combined can accommodate approximately 630 children in a 3 class intake from Reception to Year 6. From September 2013 The Havelock Schools gained academy status and is part of the Pathfinder Schools Trust.

In March 2016 Havelock Infant School was inspected and successfully gained an OFSTED ‘outstanding’ status. In July 2017 Havelock Junior School was inspected and successfully achieved an OFSTED ‘good’ rating.

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