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  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£18,161.00 - £18,776.00 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistant - Pastoral/Pupil Wellbeing job summary

The Pioneer Learning Trust is a small but growing Trust of collaborative schools in Luton. The Trust currently consists of 3 Larger than average primary schools - Chantry Primary Academy, Southfield Primary Academy and Whitefield Primary Academy.

We have approximately 1500 pupils in the Trust taught and supported by around 300 staff and we plan grow the Trust over the coming years. Teamwork and collaboration is a particular feature of our Trust with staff working across schools to support each other, offering excellent career progression opportunities.

At Southfield, we have high aspirations for every child and through our schools values, which underpin everything that we do, we strive to enable the children to develop and realise their full potential as part of the Southfield family.

We believe that all children can achieve this and that it is our responsibility to meet the unique needs of everyone to achieve equity.

Southfield is a school where 'Learning comes to life' and every individual is valued for who they are and what they contribute to the school.

We provide a curriculum that is creative, rich in opportunity and full of challenge.

We have highly motivated, resourceful, and committed team of staff and governors who care about and nurture the needs of every child.

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join our very effective Wellbeing Team.

The role involves providing mentoring and nurture support within our Wellbeing team for pupils with challenging behaviour. You will provide support in the classroom, working one to one in small groups to provide guidance with learning activities as directed by the class teacher.

Working hours: 32.5 hours per week 8.30am - 3.30pm with a 30-minute lunch break, term time

Are you:

Calm, patient and resourceful?

Do you have plenty of energy and enthusiasm?

Are fully committed to the principles of inclusion?

Do you want to make a difference in a child's life?

Can remove barriers in aid children's learning

Able to recognise and value the diverse social and cultural needs of our children and community?

What we can offer:

The opportunity to join a supportive and well-established team

The support to progress in your career

Ongoing access to in-house and externally provided CPD

An employee benefits programme, which includes discounts with a number of retailers and hospitality outlets and membership of an employee assistance

On-site low-cost childcare for staff

Visits to our our school sites are welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Please contact Dani Keech -dkeech@southfield-primary.co.uk/ 01582 604876 to arrange a visit, answer any queries or for an informal chat.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

CVs will not be accepted for any post based in schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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 Southfield Primary Academy

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

School location

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