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  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

SCP 7 - 11 (£22,369 - £24,054.00)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Great Staughton Primary Academy seek to appoint an inspirational, dedicated, enthusiastic and caring Level 3 Teaching Assistant, with experience working across the Key Stage 2 curriculum, to join our experienced team. The role will be in a 1:1 capacity for a child with complex Special Educational Needs.

Experience of working with children with additional needs is essential. By showing flexibility in approach and an empathy to the challenges of children, the right candidate will be there to inspire and support children through their learning journeys.

We are looking for someone with relevant experience who will bring enthusiasm and a commitment to children's learning to our happy and friendly school.

The right candidate will need to be adaptable, enthusiastic, highly motivated and have the ability to work as part of a team. They must demonstrate full commitment to the school and its aim to raise standards. Every day you will be assisting in teaching language, English and Maths and helping the class reach the early learning goals of the national curriculum, along with encouraging good behavior.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • Have commitment to equal opportunities;
  • Be flexible and have experience of using different strategies to achieve the desired outcomes.
  • Have the ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
  • Have good organisational and time management skills;
  • Have the ability to manage complex individuals and whole classes well and deal with low-level challenging behaviour;
  • Have excellent communication skills;
  • Have a good understanding of the KS2 curriculum and expectations;
  • Have patience and a good sense of humour.

What the school offers its staff

Further benefits include;

  • A 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;
  • An engaged parent body
  • Strong and supportive relationships with the Cambridgeshire SEND team.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Discounted Childcare Vouchers;
  • A caring and supportive working environment.

Great Staughton Primary Academy is part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, a charitable multi-academy trust (MAT) specialising in the Primary sector. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates 14 schools. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of developmental and career opportunities.

Additional benefits:

The successful candidate will be eligible for the following benefits upon commencement of employment:

  • Auto-enrolment into a contributory pension scheme (TPS for teachers and LGPS for support staff)
  • Free on-site parking
  • CPD through internal and external providers
  • Salary sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to Work

Further details about the role

Application forms together with a job description are available to download from our school website at https://www.greatstaughton.cambs.sch.uk/

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

Head of HR

Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots


PE19 2DX

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 two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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About Great Staughton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
89 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01480 860324

Arranging a visit to Great Staughton Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@greatstaughton.cambs.sch.uk.

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