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  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 8:30 to 3:30 term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £23,500.00 - £23,893.00

Pay scale

Level 2 SCP 5-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a dedicated, resourceful and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our experienced team to work in the first instance as a 1:1 with a child.

You must demonstrate a good knowledge of the requirements of working with children and in a 1:1 role, whilst having good planning and observations skills together with experience of working with children across the primary age range. As a result of your experience you will have the ability to develop effective relationships with colleagues, children and parents and feel passionately about the rights of every child to achieve and thrive in education.

Every day you will be supporting a child with complex needs to access a bespoke curriculum, build relationships with those around them and translate the world around them in a meaningful way.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Level 2 childcare qualification;
  • Experience of working with children with additional needs;
  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • A commitment to equal opportunities;
  • The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
  • Organisational and time management skills;
  • The ability to focus learning in a proactive, creative and positive manner as well as evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities;

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include;

  • Collaborative approach to working;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership

Trust to share best practice and resources;

  • A friendly and professional team;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • A caring and supportive working environment.

Further details about the role

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and The Fenlands.

The St Neots hub has nine academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Wintringham, Great Staughton, Kimbolton, Roman Way, Braybrook and King James Academy. The Fenlands hub has six academies; Thomas Eaton, Glebelands, Leverington, Murrow, Gorefield and Burrowmoor. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span fifteen different locations.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Glebelands Primary Academy website;

Completed Application forms along with a covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to:

HR Department

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust

C/o Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots


PE19 2DX

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed so that you can see our fantastic staff and incredible children in action. You are more than welcome to look around our school or ring the Headteacher for a chat on 01354 695915.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, two satisfactory references and a Disclosure of Criminal Record and Disqualification Declaration.

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 Glebelands Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
404 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Glebelands Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@diamondlearningpartnership.com.

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