10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
Hours/Contract: Term-time, Part-time, Permanent. 28 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Monday to Friday.
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade C, £19,312 rising to a maximum of £20,092, per annum, pro-rata
Actual salary
Actual Salary: £12,949.54 rising to a maximum of £13,472.56 per annum

Job summary

The Role: Pilgrim Primary Academy is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and committed Teaching Assistant to join our committed teaching team. The ideal candidate will be hard working, friendly and outgoing and have relevant experience of working in a school setting. They will have a passion for supporting young children's learning and development and enjoy working as part of a team.
The Person: This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated and well organised individual. We are looking for people who have the following experience and qualities:
• Have at least Level 2 Early Years Qualification or equivalent
• Be able to display effective communication skills with both children and adults
• Be eager to work collaboratively in a wider team, adaptable and open to new ideas and practices
• Be a fast and highly flexible thinker, being able to deal with change and unpredictability positively with a 'can-do' attitude
• Experience of working with SEN children preferable

Applying for the job

Next Steps: So if you have any queries about this role, please get in touch by calling Michelle Murray, Office Manager on 01752 225319 or email at mmurray@ppsonline.org . If you are experiencing any technical issues, please contact recruitment@reachsouth.org for support.

All applications to be made directly through TES.

Closing date: for applications is Friday 29th October 2021.

Interview Date: Interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th November 2021.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01752422955

About Pilgrim Primary Academy

School Background: Pilgrim Academy is a friendly, caring and welcoming place, with children's learning, happiness and well-being at the heart of all we do. We understand that children will only get the best education when there are strong and respectful relationships between both pupils, staff, parents and the wider community.
We want the pupils in our school to receive a broad range of experiences alongside a high quality academic education, being inquisitive and active learners with a strong set of moral values. The skills and values of collaboration, respect, ambition, endeavour, responsibility and thoughtfulness are woven through our curriculum and are central to our ethos. Our aim is to develop confident young people who have high aspiration, a clear sense of themselves as learners and citizens, and who can contribute positively to their futures and those of others. The Academy has a PAN of 420.
Trust Background: Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Opportunities and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reach South Academy Trust is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process or in the terms and conditions offered to new employees, or promoted employees.

School location

Oxford Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 5BQ

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