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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    26 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months until 31/08/2024 (in the first instance)

Pay scale

National Joint Council scale point 3 – 6, depending on the candidate’s experience.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Pudsey Waterloo Primary School are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our strong school team and support teaching and learning in our school, for a September 2023 start. The age group for this role is Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 – the specific year group will be decided depending on the candidates’ experience and expertise. This position is fixed term for one year in the first instance.

This post is to support children with additional needs. This vacancy will suit candidates who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, and have the best outcomes for children at heart. Knowledge and/or experience of pupils with SEN is preferable but not required.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A passion for supporting children to learn.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as a team with staff, parents and outside agencies.
  • Energy and enthusiasm for this exciting challenge.
  • High expectations of children.
  • Knowledge and experience of the national curriculum.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.

What the school offers its staff

Pudsey Waterloo Primary School can offer:

  • A supportive staff team who work well to ensure the best outcomes for pupils.
  • Parents who are supportive.
  • A commitment to your professional development with a range of opportunities to further your career, including a close working partnership with schools across the trust to further support professional development.

This post will suit candidates who are highly motivated and have the best outcomes for children at heart. The successful candidate will be joining a like-minded and friendly school team.

Further details about the role

The closing date for applications is Monday 26th June 2023 at 9.00am. Interviews will take place on Thursday 29th June 2023.

Successful applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to employment and will abide by Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust’s policies and procedures and Pudsey Waterloo Primary School’s safeguarding and child protection policies.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please see the job description and application form attached to this advert. Please contact the school office to request a paper copy of the application pack. Please submit completed application forms to recruitment@owlcotesmat.org or return completed application forms directly to the school office.

Commitment to safeguarding

All adults in school, whether paid staff or a volunteer, have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must abide by Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust policies and procedure and Pudsey Waterloo Primary School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection policy. All members of school staff will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).
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About Pudsey Waterloo Primary

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
434 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0113 3230342

Pudsey Waterloo Primary School is a two-form primary school in the Pudsey area of Leeds, we are an Ofsted Good school as of May 2022. Pudsey Waterloo has a friendly, community atmosphere in which everyone works happily together. We work hard to ensure that all children enjoy learning in our happy, safe and caring school. We are inclusive for all pupils and provide a broad and balanced curriculum which engages pupils and inspires them to be lifelong learners. We aim to develop a strong partnership with parents and carers and encourage their involvement in their child’s learning and school life. Pudsey Waterloo is a fast growing and ambitious school, with a great team of like-minded and motivated school staff and leaders. Part of Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust since March 2018, the school has benefitted from the support of Owlcotes, namely through working collaboratively with a network of teachers and leaders to share best practice and create an enriched curriculum.

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