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  • 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

Full time: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks, Term Time Only

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702 - £25,545 FTE (DFT Grade 3), Actual: £19,162.29 - £19,816.24 for term-time hours

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an ambitious, talented and committed 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 or one to one, 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, promoting pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion. You will give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement. Our goal is for every child to leave our school happy and successful, with memories that they will cherish and skills that are the foundation of their future learning.

We will offer the successful applicant a welcoming and supportive team where everyone is committed to staff development and raising standards for all in an enjoyable, challenging and purposeful environment.

If you are an enthusiastic and supportive Teaching Assistant who is committed to getting the best outcomes for pupils, then we want to hear from you!


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.

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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

At Lansdowne Infants, we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and futures every day.

At our school, you can expect an enthusiastic and talented team who are passionate about our vision: to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve. We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

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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