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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours per week, Term-Time Only - 39 weeks per year

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114 - £23,893 pro rata

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role

We are seeking to recruit experienced, motivated and suitably qualified Teaching Assistants to join our dedicated team from September 2024.

All applications must be made online via this link: https://m20lt.face-ed.co.uk/vacancies

The successful candidates should have experience of working in a similar environment and be committed to supporting children and the teams they are in. Teaching Assistants are required to work flexibly within their allocated year group and possibly at times across the school. We are seeking a professional who is dedicated to the role, able to use their initiative and works well in a large team.

We would like to appoint a teaching assistant who:

  • Has a passion for the role and experience of supporting teaching and learning.
  • Is aspirational for all learners and has high expectations of learning and behaviour.
  • Has excellent communication skills and can conduct themselves professionally.
  • Is solution focussed and promotes children's enjoyment of learning, whilst ensuring high levels of achievement and opportunities for all.
  • Sees the benefits of and has a commitment to their own continuing professional development.

In return we offer:

  • A whole school community committed to our Rights Respecting vision and values, and where excellence is continually strived for.
  • Keen and well-behaved children who are inspired to learn in exciting and creative ways.
  • A challenging and stimulating place to work with an exciting opportunity to shape and make a difference in a growing school.
  • An enthusiastic and exceptionally talented team who motivate pupils to promote independence and a love of learning.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development and high expectations in all areas.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with a network of other schools and be at the forefront of educational innovation.

Main Purpose of the Job:

Under the guidance of teaching/senior support staff, provide support for pupils who require help to enable access to learning and to assist in the management of pupils. Provide specialist support in a specific area of curriculum and to supervise groups and occasionally whole classes for a session/lesson in the classroom or outside the main teaching area as required.

Main Duties

Support for pupils

1. To work with groups of children under the supervision of the teacher including the delivery of programmes of work and implementation of ILPs

2. Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs ensuring their safety and access to learning activities

3. Give regular feedback on children’s progress to the class teacher and file records

4. Attend to children’s personal needs, including pastoral, social, health, physical hygiene, minor first aid and welfare matters

5. Establish good relationships with pupils, taking on role model by presenting a positive personal image and responding appropriately to individual needs

6. Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

7. Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate

8. To occasionally supervise whole classes as required

Support for Teachers

9. Provide curricular clerical/admin support, eg. photocopying, making lists, collection of monies

10.Under the direction of the teacher prepare the classroom for lessons and clear afterwards, as appropriate.

11.Undertake pupil record keeping and updating records, information and data, producing reports as required

12.Assist in the development and implementation of behaviour management strategies

13.Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers and report on information from parents/carers to the teacher

14.Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed

15.Administer and assess routine tests and invigilate exams and undertake routine marking of pupil’s work

Support for the Curriculum

16.Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/programmes, including those linked to local and national learning strategies. Adjusting activities according to pupil responses and recording achievement and progress and

providing feedback to the teacher

17.Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use

18.Assist in the whole planning cycle, including the contribution to the development of lesson/work plans and managing and preparing resources

Support for the School

19.Be aware of and comply with child protection procedures, health and safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting any concerns to the relevant member of staff

20.Assist in maintaining high standards of health and safety at all times

21.Maintain good relationships with colleagues and work together as a team

22.Assist in the supervision of classroom and outdoor activities

23.Assist with the supervision of discreet groups of pupils for short periods when the teacher is not present

24.Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

25.Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

26.Attend relevant meetings

27.Participate in training, including relevant learning strategies and other learning activities and performance management where required

All elements of Specified Teaching Work undertaken by the post holder will be within the framework of the school’s Scheme of Supervision in line with the 2003 Regulations and (amended Regulations 2007. In addition to HLTA’s, the Regulations cover other groups of support staff who undertake ‘specified work’ at different levels. Specified work may cover a range of activities at different levels – including for some staff, work with whole classes. Headteachers will ensure that the support staff member has the skills, experience and expertise required to carry out ‘specified

work’. Where more demanding aspects of ‘specified work are carried out by support staff, and particularly where they are working with whole classes, it is strongly recommended that the headteacher should have regard to the standards for HLTAs in determining whether those staff have the necessary level of skills and expertise.

A Teaching Assistant Level 2 may be called upon to provide cover supervision for a group or occasionally for a whole class for a session/lesson, this may involve the teaching assistant contributing to the planning, preparation, assessment and reporting.

The Teaching Assistant must carry out his or her duties with full regard and commitment to the Governing Body and Academies Policies.

Where the post older is disabled, every effort will be made to supply all necessary aids, adaptations or equipment to allow them to carry out all the duties of the job. If, however, a certain task proves to be unachievable, job redesign will be fully considered.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • A whole school community committed to our Rights Respecting vision and values, and where excellence is continually strived for.
  • Keen and well-behaved children who are inspired to learn in exciting and creative ways.
  • A challenging and stimulating place to work with an exciting opportunity to shape and make a difference in a growing school.
  • An enthusiastic and exceptionally talented team who motivate pupils to promote independence and a love of learning.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development and high expectations in all areas.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with a network of other schools and be at the forefront of educational innovation.


Commitment to safeguarding

Beaver Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. The post holder will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Check with appropriate barred list checks, or the equivalent, and must be eligible to work in the UK.

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About Beaver Road Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
970 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
vacancies@brps.net

Beaver Road is a large, multi-cultural primary school situated in the heart of Didsbury Village. In September 2018, we began our expansion from three forms of entry to five forms of entry across two school sites. The school currently has over 1000 children from 3 to 11 years of age. This will expand further over the next 2 years to 1150 children. Children from Nursery to Year 3 are based at Beaver Road First School site (M20 6SX), while children in Year 4 to Year 6 are based at our new purpose built Junior School site on Wilmslow Road (M20 2RN).

Ofsted graded the School ‘outstanding’ in October 2011 and we continue to maintain these high standards for our children and families. Beaver Road is part of the M20 Learning Trust and Liz Hardy is the Executive Headteacher (CEO) of both the Trust and School. Together with an exceptional team of talented and inspiring staff, we are committed to excellence, collaboration and respect for the whole school community.

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