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  • Job start date

    16 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£10,212 - £10,554

Teaching Assistant - Maternity Cover job summary

Looking to be part of an effective team in a small village school? Flintham might be the school for you.

Flintham Primary School is a small, rural primary school in the village of Flintham, situated in south-east Nottinghamshire, between Newark and Bingham. Our staff, parents and community work together to provide a caring and inclusive school. We aim to deliver an ever-evolving education where teaching and learning is engaging, challenging and creative within a safe, nurturing environment. We support all our pupils to help enable them to realise their potential academically, socially, morally, spiritually and culturally within a caring environment, underpinned by our ‘Super Six Aims’.

We are looking for an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our hardworking and dedicated staff team. This is an ideal opportunity for you to work in a supportive environment and to share and develop your skills and expertise.

The role will involve working alongside the class teacher, other teaching assistants and the school SENCO to support children with communication and interaction; cognition and learning and personal care needs on a 1:1 basis, helping to equip them with the skills and confidence needed to thrive in an inclusive, supportive learning environment. There will also be a need to support children over lunchtime.

As part of Equals Trust you will have access to high quality professional development, collaborative working and a highly skilled, supportive and experienced team of senior leaders, including other local schools, across the Trust.

We are looking for a practitioner who:

1. Enjoys being with children and puts children’s well-being at the heart of all they do

2. Has experience of working with children with SEND and has high aspirations for their achievement

3. Believes in the capacity of all young people to learn and grow, despite the various challenges they face.

4. Is able to show initiative solutions, creativity and resilience

5. Is a strong team player, willing to go the extra mile to make school a great experience for our pupils

6. Demonstrates a good standard of written and spoken English

7. ELSA trained (desirable, but not essential)

8. First Aid Trained (desirable, but not essential)

In return we can offer you:

· Children who are rewarding to teach and who thrive on success, nurture and positive relationships.

· A dedicated and highly motivated staff team who have a shared commitment to our school vision and ethos.

· Professional development, collaboration and support through being a member of Equals Trust.

· A friendly working environment.

· Enhanced Holiday allowance

· Enrolment in the Teachers Pension Scheme

· A supportive Local Governing Body

· Access to employee health and wellbeing services.

Visits to school are welcomed. Please email head@flintham.notts.sch.uk or call 01636 525371 to arrange a meeting with the headteacher. You can also use these contact details if you have any further questions or would like to discuss any aspect of this position further.

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 Flintham Primary School

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

School location

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