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  • Start date details

    By arrangement

  • Closing date

    21 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,029

Actual salary

£16,340

What skills and experience we're looking for

Working pattern: Term time and inset days only Current actual starting salary - pay award pending (calculated pro rata):£16,340 per annum Salaries are paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

​​​​​​​We believe all children deserve the very best early start in life. Do you? Are you passionate and committed to supporting young children with their learning and personal development? If you have answered 'yes' to both the above questions, please continue reading about our new and exciting vacancy.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed Teaching Assistant, to join us. In a mainly classroom based role, you will work with colleagues to support both individual and groups of children in their core learning including: reading, writing, and mathematics. ​​​​​​​You will also provide support in the playground encouraging the children's development of positive social friendships and play skills.

​​​​​​​You will have:

  • ​​​​​​​Experience of establishing positive relationships with young children and the ability to empathise with their needs
  • A strong commitment to supporting children's learning
  • A patient, resourceful, enthusiastic and flexible approach
  • You will have experience of working with/caring for children, have your own children, or have worked with children in a voluntary capacity
  • ​​​​​​​A keen interest in outdoor learning and making activities engaging and accessible to all

Please refer to the attached job description & person specification for further details.

What the school offers its staff

We truly value the experience,dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity giving
  • Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About The Baird Primary Academy

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

The Baird Primary Academy

The Baird Primary Academy offers an inclusive, nurturing and stimulating environment and has received the prestigious Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark Award. We draw out every child’s unique talents and abilities, develop their love of learning and encourage them to reach their full potential.

But we do not work alone. Parents and carers are our partners, and we work closely with them to achieve the best for their children.

The Baird Primary Academy has a team of talented professionals who share the aspiration that every child succeeds.

The academy offers a creative and innovative curriculum to excite and engage all pupils. It has a published admissions number of 60 and a total capacity of 420 pupils.

Arranging a visit to The Baird Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@thebairdprimaryacademy.org.uk.

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