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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours per week which includes lunch duty, 8.00am to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday - 39 weeks per year (this includes 5 INSET days),

Contract type

Fixed term - September 2024 to August 2025

Pay scale

Grade 3, SCP 5 to 6 , currently £27,030 to £27,438 FTE Pro Rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to start September 2024.

Successful candidates should have:

  • Experience of supporting and caring for children
  • Experience of working with children with a range of special educational needs.
  • High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching, mentoring and guidance
  • A commitment to promoting and fostering good relationships between children and with parents and colleagues

You should be:

  • Forward thinking and willing to adapt to the changing needs of the school
  • Able to promote the warm, caring and friendly ethos of the school to pupils, parents and the public
  • Able to show resilience
  • Confident to use your own initiative when required
  • Willing and able to support a range of children effectively including those with SEN

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer you?

  • An active school community with supportive parents;
  • An highly engaging learning environment;
  • Excellent professional development opportunities;
  • A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
  • The chance to work with a supportive family of schools (REAch2 trust) who share the same passion for primary education.

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 Aerodrome Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
474 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0208 688 4975

Aerodrome Primary Academy is a vibrant, diverse and child centred 2 form entry school with a Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) Resource Base and Nursery. Our Ofsted in May 2021 confirmed that we are a’ Good School’ and we are on our journey to providing our children with an outstanding education. We are a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils. As part of REAch2, we benefit from the involvement of leading educationalists, and strong links to prestigious institutions such as the Institute of Education. We constantly strive to develop our staff to ensure our children meet their full potential and have great fun getting there!

As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Aerodrome Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Aerodrome Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory written references.

Arranging a visit to Aerodrome Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@aerodromeacademy.org.

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