Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,203.00 Annually (Actual) BWT Grade 2- FTE £22,800

Teaching Assistant Level 2 job summary

Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

Job Title: Teaching Assistant L2

Location: Beanfield Primary School

Hours per week / Weeks per year: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30-15.30, 39 weeks per year, Term time only plus 5 training days

About Beanfield Primary School and the Teaching Assistant role

Are you looking for an exciting challenge? Beanfield Primary School has the opportunity for an two exceptional people to join our team as Teaching Assistants within our Designated Special Provision. You will support children with a range of special educational needs, where every day is different but rewarding .

We have two positions available;

  1. Fixed term position, based on temporary funding lasting until February 2024. However funding is likely to be extended therefore extending the length of the role. 
  2. Named child contract, the role will last as long as the child is on roll at the school. 

The successful candidate will support our amazing children on their academic journey. You will work within a team of driven, passionate professionals, who each day provide high quality, personalised care and attention to all children within the Specialist Provision. You will be able to hit the ground running and contribute to implementing routines and structures for each individual.

If you can demonstrate a passion for ensuring children with special educational needs are not left behind, and instead given the opportunities, support and care to develop and become independent learners. Then this role for you!

As a member of staff at Beanfield Primary and the Brooke Weston Trust, we can offer you the following:

-          Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects

-          Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching School

-          The support of a cohesive and committed team of staff who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations

-          Family Friendly policies including but not limited to; Maternity & Paternity leave, flexible working and discretionary leave

-          A freshly prepared hot or cold lunch each day

-          Access to a school laptop and the latest technology throughout the school

-          Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers, CPC Drive New car scheme

-          A dedicated staff social committee, with the purpose of creating a positive work life balance and ensuring our staff wellbeing is a key priority for all.

-          Staff wellbeing; Access to 24/7 ‘Health Assured’ Physical & mental health services.

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the  BWT Join Us Guide.   

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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About Beanfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
722 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Here at Beanfield Primary School we appoint enthusiastic and committed staff, who can deliver excellent standards, motivate and inspire our pupils in all areas of school.

‘No child should be left behind’ is our core ethos led by the Brooke Weston Trust of which we have been a member since 2012. Beanfield is a three form entry Primary Academy, with current capacity from September 2016, for 700+ pupils across our mainstream provsion, Nursery (78) and SEN Unit Provision (55).

We are keen to support staff with a wide range of personal development opportunities to ensure all colleagues are fully equipped to deliver consistent and high quality learning. Our aspirations are very high as our pupils deserve the best opportunities.

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