Park Grove Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity to welcome
a hardworking Teaching Assistant to their team. This is a permanent position
and is to work 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm, during the
school term time.
As a Teaching Assistant you will be passionate about
teaching and learning and believe in developing the true potential of all our
children. You will have a calm and positive disposition, the ability to break
down activities into small step teaching and will nurture, inspire, challenge
and motivate pupils. Implementing clear boundaries and routines, you will use
behaviour management in all areas around school.
You will have the ability to build a good rapport with
parents and carers and the wider school community.
We are looking for someone who has experience of working
with children in a supportive capacity and has good verbal communication
skills. Strong time management, organisational skills and the ability to work
well as part of a team are all essential to this role.
As a Teaching Assistant you will play a key role in the
children’s day, helping to support them in the classroom, breaking down
activities in to smaller step by step teaching to ensure they get the most out
of their learning. You will also guide the children to help them to develop
friendships and relationships with other adults in the school and their peers.
Ideally you will be an experienced Teaching Assistant with
knowledge and understanding with regards to child development and the
starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a
programme of training which is targeted to the role. But it doesn’t stop
there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we actively
encourage career development through a range of continuous professional
development and longer programmes of learning, including apprenticeships.
offer generous terms and conditions of employment. All our staff have
access to a comprehensive Wellbeing Programme to help you and your family stay
healthy. This includes access to free private GP and nurse appointments,
exercise advice and classes, plus a variety of specialist clinics as well as
counselling services. We also offer significant discounts on many high
street shops, online retailers and travel agents, not to mention free car
parking at all our schools, an enviable pension scheme, sick pay and family
Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone
feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The
Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in
employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the
grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership,
pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage
and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as
wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to
develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a
whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered
against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments
are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced DBS check.
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