About this role
Parkland Primary School South Wigston
Grade 6, Pay
Point 6 – 10 (£23,897 – £24,299)
28.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.
Monday to Friday 08:40 - 15:10 (45 minute lunch break)
Parkland Primary School South Wigston are looking for a caring, experienced and
enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work alongside the class teacher to support
learning in class and run interventions, to join our team and be a proactive
integrated member of the School Staff Team.
As part of your role you will, under the
direction of a teacher, support in the learning process and utilise your skills
to assist the teacher to create an educational environment in which a pupil's
all-round development is achieved.
choose Parkland Primary School South Wigston?
It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- To assist with the
planning, delivery and evaluation of whole class learning activities, including
identifying how the pupils can best be supported.
- To work under the
supervision of a teacher to plan, deliver and evaluate learning activities for small
groups or individual pupils, providing feedback on pupil engagement and their
achievement of the desired learning objectives.
- To support pupils to
improve their numeracy and literacy skills through focussed learning activities
and more generally across the curriculum.
- To assist with the
maintenance of pupil record keeping systems, including recording agreed updates
to individual records.
- To lead an
extra-curricular activity under the direction of the school but with limited
We are looking
for someone who has:
- NVQ 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or
equivalent OR able to demonstrate the ability to meet the STL Level 3 National Occupational Standards
relevant to this post.
- Experience of supporting teaching and learning
in a formal setting
- Knowledge of child protection and health and
- Ability and willingness to undertake
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification
attached to support with your application.
What we offer:
- Flexible working options
- Support for continuous professional
development in the role
- Opportunities to visit other
organisations for professional learning
- Highly committed and motivated Team
- A role which has the opportunity to make
a real difference whilst having fun
- Free car parking
- Annual incremental pay increases with the
pay scale range
- A defined benefit pension scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
- Employee self-service portal.
- Eyecare voucher scheme.
- Cycle to work scheme
- Retail discounts
- Dental support
- Gym discount
- Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
- Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our
- Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
- Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
- Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
- A established
Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues
More about Discovery Schools Trust
Discovery Schools Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching
by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are
placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they
attend. Teaching and learning excellence are shared through learning networks,
sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between
schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on
improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent
management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding
Please note that interviews for this
position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable
candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to
submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure
consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being
invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to
receiving your application.
Safeguarding Statement: We are
committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will
require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
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