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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 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: 37 hours per week, term time only

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC 7-11

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please see specific Job Description for full details about the role.

What the school offers its staff

Do you want to be part of something that makes a real difference?

Are you a team player with a passion for teaching, learning and improving the life chances for children?

Do you want to join a dynamic and driven team of teachers and support staff?

Do you have what it takes to make a difference to our most vulnerable learners?

At Brackensdale Spencer Academy:

We are looking for someone to join our support staff team who;

  • Is able to build positive relationships with children
  • Establishes a stimulating and vibrant learning environment for the children;
  • Is a positive and resilient member of support staff who always puts children first
  • Is flexible and willing to use their initiative;
  • Is dedicated to inclusive practise
  • Is motivated to achieve the very best for the children in our care and be relentless in the pursuit of excellence;
  • Has excellent communication skills;
  • Is willing to go the extra mile

In return, we can offer you:

  • Children who are kind, warm and enthusiastic about their learning
  • A wider family of support within a successful Multi Academy Trust
  • Opportunities to develop professionally through an exciting CPD offer
  • A collaborative ethos, working with other schools and colleagues to develop day to day practice.

This role will be challenging but rewarding, you will have the opportunity to shape the learning and support for our children and ensure they have a strong start to their educational journey.

We are a two-form entry school with an Enhanced Resource Unit for children who require specialist provision around communication, primarily ASD. We are situated in Mackworth on the outskirts of Derby city centre. We pride ourselves on our relational approach and our inclusive ethos, at Brackensdale we are ambitious for all children and we live our values of Be Kind, Shine Bright, Aim High each day.

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 Brackensdale Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
479 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01332 341171

Arranging a visit to Brackensdale Spencer Academy

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

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