2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £24,293 FTE (DFT Grade 2), Actual: £18,012.12 - £18,619.94 for term-time hours

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who really cares about helping children to succeed.

We are looking for someone who is kind, reliable and has a passion for working in the classroom, as well as someone who is enthusiastic and builds rapport well with staff and students alike.

To be successful in this role, you will have a good knowledge of current practices on the best ways to support children’s learning and behaviour.You will also need a good understanding of areas of literacy, numeracy and science. You will hold an NVQ level 3 for Teaching Assistants or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience.

An ideal position if you are considering a career in teaching. It will give you an opportunity to see different teaching and learning styles as well as experience and appreciate wider school life. You will have the ability to attend the de Ferrers Trust 'Teacher Training Seminars'.

What the school offers its staff

Vision & Aims – The de Ferrers Trust

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:

  • Delivering a high-quality education
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
  • Establishing and developing robust governance
  • Ensuring financial probity and viability
  • Developing a highly efficient Trust infrastructure and central services
  • Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust

CPD

The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.

In Return

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • BHSF healthcare scheme
  • Eyecare voucher scheme

Further details about the role

Prospective applicants are welcome to visit, and this can be arranged by telephoning 01283 247925.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any other queries, please call 01283 247925 and ask to speak to Helen Cotton, Office Manager.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Lansdowne: A de Ferrers Trust Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
152 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Phone number
01283 247920

Arranging a visit to Lansdowne: A de Ferrers Trust Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@deferrerstrust.com.

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