2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible subject to reference and DBS

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

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  • 31.25 hours per week. Hours of work: 8.30am until 3.30pm with a one hour unpaid lunch. 1.25 hours staff meeting on a Wednesday from 3.30pm until 4.45pm.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 pro rata, term time only

Actual salary

£17,442

What skills and experience we're looking for

Kingsway Community Trust wishes to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and talented teaching assistant to joining the Nursery team at Ladybarn Primary School, supporting children individually and in small groups inside and outside, supporting learning, social and pastoral development.

The successful candidate will be a strong communicator who is a nurturing, patient and positive individual. They will be strong at building relationships with pupils, staff and parents. They will have some experience of working with young children.

Strong literacy skills are essential and successful completion of tests in this area is part of the interview process.

A very strong commitment to raising aspiration and attainment in an urban setting is essential.

Hours of work: 8.30am until 3.30pm with a one hour unpaid lunch.

1.25 hours staff meeting on a Wednesday from 3.30pm until 4.45pm.

Assessment date: 24 April

Interview date: 29 April

What the school offers its staff

Kingsway Community Trust, a Multi Academy Trust, is made up of Ladybarn Primary School, Cringle Brook Primary and Green End Primary School. This provides the staff and children of both schools with enhanced development and networking opportunities.

The Trust is led and managed by one Executive Headteacher and a Trust Board. In each school there is a full time Head of School who lead and manage alongside the Executive Headteacher.

Kingsway Community Trust can offer you:-

  • A thriving learning community with a positive ethos and innovative approaches
  • A supportive and empowering environment, supported by a National Leader of Education
  • The support of a well-established, highly successful and forward thinking Trust
  • A culturally rich and diverse urban community

Further details about the role

Candidates should download the application form and complete in full, making sure to fully address the person specification and return to jobs@kingswaycommunitytrust.co.uk

We cannot accept CVs as an application. Submissions received without a completed application form will not be considered. Photographs of application forms will not be considered.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jobs@kingswaycommunitytrust.co.uk

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About Ladybarn Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
486 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 445 4898

Ladybarn Primary is part of Kingsway Community Trust, which also consists of Cringle Brook Primary in Levenshulme and Green End Primary in Burnage, both of which are also Ofsted Graded Outstanding. As part of the Trust, Ladybarn benefits from strong links with these two schools.

The curriculum we provide at Ladybarn is tailor made to give all children a thirst for learning, a motivated engagement in school and the best chance to attain high academic success. There is a strong emphasis on developing confidence and skills to be excellent communicators in all situations. Our school has a very strong sense of community, with nurture and strong relationships at its core.

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