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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: 22.50 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,294 - £26,421

Actual salary

£12,707 - £13,820

What skills and experience we're looking for

The main duties will involve:

  • Teaching planned activities to groups of children.
  • Making regular observations of children and uploading these to an online platform.
  • Monitoring and assessing pupil's progress.
  • Liaising with parents and carers, ensuring close communication is maintained.
  • Supporting children’s learning and development through play.
  • Understanding ways to enable children with Speech and Language needs to make rapid progress.
  • Being committed to an all-inclusive philosophy to education.
  • Being able to work and contribute effectively within the school’s teams.
  • Being able to communicate with, enthuse and inspire children.
  • Ensuring that safeguarding procedures are followed.
  • Protect and promote the health and well-being of children.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Be able to work effectively within the team to ensure there are high quality and effective learning opportunities for all children.
  • Have a good understanding of child development.
  • Be flexible in order to respond to the needs of the children.
  • Conduct observations of children in line with the EYFS framework and Development Matters guidance. Upload these observations onto our online platform to share with parents.
  • Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
  • Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
  • Work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting

lessons/work plans as appropriate

  • Monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through

observation and planned recording of achievement.

  • Complete interventions with pupils and track their progress
  • Be expected to work closely with our multi-disciplinary teams
  • Work closely within the school team and contribute to the school community
  • Be a motivational communicator for children of all abilities ensuring learning is engaging and inclusive
  • Be very flexible and adapt quickly to change

What the school offers its staff

The Benefits

  • A successful and visionary team to support you
  • The opportunity to work with a supportive, established team
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee benefits including Westfield Health and Cycle to Work

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 Whiteways Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
447 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0114 2423169

Arranging a visit to Whiteways Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@whitewaysprimary.co.uk.

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