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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 20 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed Term to 31st August 2024

Pay scale

Scale D Point 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Hopton Church of England Primary Academy is looking for a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our excellent team.

These are exciting times at Hopton Church of England Primary Academy. This is a rare opportunity to join the team of a successful school on our journey to ‘Outstanding’.

As a school, we believe that every member of our school family has a vital part to play and is valued for who they are. If you would like to work in a school that values your opinion and believe that you can help us to become an outstanding school, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The post holder will be required to support pupils within the classroom, under the direction of the class teacher. We are seeking to appoint the right person for our school, prior experience is desirable but not essential. We would warmly welcome you to contact the school to find out more.

This is a superb opportunity to join a school which is thriving and forward looking. It is a pleasure to work with the children and staff at this popular coastal school where the curriculum is lively, exciting and challenging.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Level 3 qualification;
  • Help pupils to access the curriculum at an individual level;
  • Support planning and delivery of the curriculum;
  • Liaise with parents/carers;
  • Establish positive and supportive relationships with all pupils;
  • Use initiative to support learning;
  • Show enthusiasm;
  • Be an excellent team player;
  • Embrace advice, feedback and guidance from colleagues;
  • Have an understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • Have knowledge of Trauma informed practice.

What the school offers its staff

Our school offers:

  • Supportive, effective and friendly staff;
  • Confident, enthusiastic and well behaved children who enjoy learning;
  • Forward thinking approaches to learning, professional development and school improvement;
  • Positive relationships with parents and the wider community;
  • An opportunity to be innovative and creative.

Don’t miss the opportunity to find out more by visiting our website at www.hopton.norfolk.sch.uk

We strongly encourage potential candidates to visit the school to experience what it has to offer, although understand that this may not be possible. Please contact Mrs. Hayley Kelly 01502 730489 to arrange a visit.

The post holder will need to be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing in order to undertake the requirements of the role.

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)
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 Hopton Church of England Primary Academy

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

Arranging a visit to Hopton Church of England Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@hopton.dneat.org.

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