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  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

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  • This is a full time position and the working hours are from 08:30am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday during the school term

Contract type

Fixed term - 15 months

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to join Howden Junior School as a Level 1 Teaching Assistant. Each day you will support and assist the teaching of students within the school.

This is a full time position and the working hours are from 08:30am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday during the school term. This is a fixed term position until 31/07/2025. Your actual salary is £16,716.39 per annum, and this is paid in 12 equal instalments over the year so even when it is the summer holidays, you continue to receive the same payment that month.

Why choose us?

You will work as part of our friendly and dedicated team, providing in-class support for a pupil with Special Educational Needs. You will hold a Teaching Assistant Level 1 qualification or equivalent, preferably have experience of working in a similar role, have a calm and patient manner and a positive attitude at all times.

Working under the direction of the Head of Inclusion, Safeguarding and Wellbeing/SENDCO, the ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of English and Maths and the ability to engage children in their learning. It is important that candidates are caring, work well as part of a team and can act using their own initiative.

At Howden Junior School we provide a friendly, stimulating environment, which allows each child to respond positively to opportunities, challenges and responsibilities. We encourage pupils to work both independently and co-operatively, to think creatively and critically and to solve their own problems. We are proud of our school and would welcome the opportunity to give you a tour, so please don’t hesitate to contact Vicky Klein or Charlotte Ratheram on 01482 631208 or by email via recruitment@theeducationalliance.org.uk if you would like to visit or find out more.

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer you?

  • An induction programme and continued investment in training and development, with access to coaching and mentoring, career and professional development
  • Corporate membership to the East Riding Leisure gyms, saving over 25% on membership costs and onsite gym at South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College, at only£12.50 per month
  • Well-being support including discounted East Riding gym membership; free annual flu vaccinations; refund of the cost of the annual NHS prescription prepayment certificate; access to a free employee assistance scheme 24/7 with advice on a wide range of practical issues ranging from legal information and consumer issues to specialist counselling.
  • Financial incentives including a cycle to work scheme offering discounted bike purchase, affordable loans and savings available through the Salary Finance Scheme
  • Opportunity to become a Mental Health First Aider
  • Access to Vivup – a wide range of employee benefits can be accessed through our Vivup platform which are designed to improve your physical, financial and mental health wellbeing.

What we are looking for?

We are looking for individuals who are engaging and versatile. You will be committed to ensuring every individual child receives the care, support and guidance they need to thrive and be the best they can be. We’re also looking for the following:

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Positive and caring nature
  • Great team player
  • Passion to ensure every child achieves their full potential.

The deadline for completed application forms is 09:00am on Wednesday 13 March 2024. We look forward to receiving your application and we will contact you once your application has been reviewed.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

The school's Strategic Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be accessed at: https://www.howdenjuniors.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Strategic-Child-Protection-and-Safeguarding-Policy-2022-23-HJS.pdf and the Education Alliance’s Child Protection Policy can be accessed at: https://theeducationalliance.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Child-Protection-Policy.pdf

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 Howden Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
216 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Arranging a visit to Howden Junior School

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

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