TEACHING ASSISTANT or HIGHER LEVEL TEACHING ASSISTANT

Wisborough Green Primary School, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 0EE

15 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 July 2022

Job details

Key stages

KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Grade 3 £18,887 - £19,264 Pro rata or Grade 8 £26,446 - £29,174 Pro rata HLTA

TEACHING ASSISTANT or HIGHER LEVEL TEACHING ASSISTANT job summary

Wisborough Green Primary School is looking for a caring, empathetic and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant or a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant. This permanent position is for 5 full days a week, term time only.

We wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant or HLTA who has the skills to support the provision of quality teaching and learning within the classroom. They will also be required to lead interventions as directed. We are looking for a talented, passionate and creative Teaching Assistant/HLTA to work with our children across Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Previous classroom experience is essential. They need the confidence and ability to work with children in a wide range of subjects. Working under the direction of the class teacher, they will work as part of a team to support and extend pupil progress, inspire learning and maintain successful relationship with all children, staff, parents and careers. Initiative, common sense and flexibility are essential.

We would like to hear from you if you are:

  • Passionate about supporting children's learning.
  • Empathetic and caring.
  • Passionate about supporting children to achieve the best outcomes.
  • Prepared to support the children to access the full range of learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and innovative.
  • Willing to take part in training to help support children.
  • Adaptable and creative.
  • A team player who will complement and enhance our caring school community.
  • Flexible and willing to support across the whole school age range.

We also require you to have excellent literacy, numeracy and communication skills.

Wisborough Green Primary School is a unique, inclusive, one-form entry school in a beautiful setting within a small village community. We are currently seeking a teaching assistant to join our inspirational, dedicated team. Our broad and exciting curriculum encourages all children to find and fulfil their potential, both academically and beyond the classroom.

At Wisborough Green Primary School, we are uncompromising in our aspirations for the children, staff and school community. We foster self-reliance, curiosity and independence so that our children become confident life-long learners. Our children feel happy, safe and valued. We take pride in our talented staff, who work closely with our supportive parents and village community.

The successful candidate will develop strong relationships with children, families and staff and will work with a child-centred approach, encouraging every child to ‘strive to be the best they can be’. We are looking for a passionate teaching assistant who will make a difference. In return, we offer a warm, friendly environment where everyone is a lifelong learner and professional development, research and teamwork are highly valued.

Wisborough Green Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to rigorous checks, including satisfactory references, qualifications, health and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Wisborough Green operates an equal opportunities policy for applications.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged and may be arranged by contacting the office.

If you are unable to visit and have any questions, please telephone or email our office. We would also encourage you to visit our website,https://www.wisboroughgreenschool.org.uk,to access our virtual tour and prospectus in the admissions section.

Please complete the West Sussex Application Form and refer to the attached job description. We do not accept CVs. Applications may be made by email or post, for the attention of Mrs Sarah Taaffe sbm@wisboroughgreenschool.org.uk

Please note that, if you have not heard from us by end of Friday 9th September 2022, you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Applying for the job

Please complete the West Sussex Application Form and refer to the attached job description. We do not accept CVs. Applications may be made by email or post, for the attention of Mrs Sarah Taaffe sbm@wisboroughgreenschool.org.uk

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Supporting documents

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About Wisborough Green Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01403 700 280

Wisborough Green Primary School is a very special one-form-entry school, set in an idyllic location in the heart of a strong village community. Within an attractive and stimulating environment, including an extensive Forest School area and our own swimming pool, our dedicated team have developed a broad and balanced curriculum full of rich experiences.

Wisborough Green Primary School are a friendly, caring school with high expectations for all our pupils. Through our seven ‘Behaviour for Learning’ core values, which underpin all aspects of teaching and learning, children become confident, caring, independent, reflective, respectful and resourceful learners.

Arranging a visit to Wisborough Green Primary School

Visits to the school are positively encouraged and may be arranged by contacting the office 01403 700 280 sbm@wisboroughgreenschool.org.uk

If you are unable to visit and have any questions, please telephone or email our office. We would also encourage you to visit our website, https://www.wisboroughgreenschool.org.uk, to access our virtual tour and prospectus in the admissions section.

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