12 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: Term-time only +5days 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale point 12 - 17 £26,421 - £28,770 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Requirements:

  • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.

  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.

  • Accompanying children on trips.

  • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning

  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources

  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners

  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability

The right candidate will have:

  • Possess the relevant Professional qualification: CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education, NNEB or B.Tec Nursery Nurse NVQ Level 3, B Ed Early Years or equivalent.

  • Previous primary school or childcare experience.

  • A proven ability to work on their own initiative.

  • A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.

  • The ability to use relevant technology/equipment.

  • A can-do attitude.

  • A commitment to the happiness, well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

  • A passion for ensuring SEND children’s needs are met and lead to better outcomes.

  • The ability to communicate well with other professionals and the family of the pupil and recognising the importance of good relationships with parents and carers.

What the school offers its staff

Co-op Academy Beckfield will provide you with the reward of making a difference and you’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and whilst role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours.

We offer our colleagues excellent career development opportunities as part of the Co-op Academies Trust, along with access to a comprehensive programme of Personalised Professional Learning and Development irrespective of career stage.

So if you’re an enthusiastic and inspiring Teaching Assistant committed to the spirit of cooperation, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Co-op Academy Beckfield

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

Co-op Academy Beckfield is a place where children feel safe, valued and inspired to achieve their full potential.

Arranging a visit to Co-op Academy Beckfield

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email beck-hr@coopacademies.co.uk.

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