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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week, term-time only

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 5, Sp 5 - 6 (£21,575 to £21,968 pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Scientia Academy is seeking to appoint an experienced, energetic and caring Teaching Assistant to support children with a range of needs and specific children on a one-to-one basis.

In collaboration with the Class Teacher and the SENCo you will nurture and support pupils’ educational experience to the best it can be and will make a significant contribution to pupils’ progress. We are looking for someone with strong behaviour management skills, sound classroom knowledge and a caring personality. This role also requires you to work alongside individual children and groups in class and take the lead in managing small groups of pupils for specific intervention. You will also be required to provide lunchtime support.

We aim to appoint someone who is passionate about inclusion and is willing to go the extra mile to help secure outstanding outcomes for our children and families.

The successful candidate must:

  • possess a QCF Level 2 certificate in Teaching & Learning or equivalent qualification,
  • have experience in supporting pupils at all levels and ability,
  • flexible and reliable with a caring nature,
  • be enthusiastic, highly motivated, enjoy working with young children and be passionate about making a positive difference to children’s lives,
  • have a range of strategies to support learners of all abilities, and provide excellent support for individual pupils,
  • be able to work as part of a successful, hardworking, dedicated team.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • an extremely supportive, friendly team and a modern, well-resourced work environment,
  • high expectations of pupil behaviour and achievement,
  • a commitment to wellbeing and a chance to be a part of a driven, skilled, and dedicated team.
  • membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme,
  • high quality Continuous Professional Development,
  • free and confidential access to REACh2’s Employment Assistant programme manned by qualified counsellors 24 hours / 7 days per week,
  • a rewarding job where no two days are the same.

This is an exciting opportunity, and we look forward to receiving your application.

Commitment to safeguarding

At REAch2 we recognise that those who work in an academy are in a unique position in their care of children. The responsibility for all staff to safeguard pupils and promote their welfare, as stated in Section 175 of the Education Act (2002) is one that is central to our ethos, our policies and our actions. All children are deserving of the highest levels of care and safeguarding, regardless of their individual characteristics or circumstances, and we are committed to applying our policies to ensure effective levels of safeguarding and care are afforded to all our pupils.

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About Scientia Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
460 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01283 248100

Scientia Academy is a purpose built primary school for children aged 3 to 11 years old. The school opened in 2013 and has continued to grow year on year.

We are now a popular, over-subscribed school, with a thriving nursery which offers 30 hour provision for working parents. We offer Wrap Around Care with a busy Breakfast and Afterschool Club.

The aim of Scientia Academy is to raise standards of achievement by providing a secure, caring and stimulating environment in which children are enabled to become independent, responsible and enthusiastic learners.

The provision of equal opportunities, effective planning, teaching and assessment is intended to encourage all individuals to have high expectations and to recognise their own successes and improvements.

We are very proud of the social and cultural diversity of our school. The children and staff come from a variety of different countries and we aim to celebrate the richness that this brings to the school. This diversity is reflected in our curriculum, our policies and procedures and our school environment.

Arranging a visit to Scientia Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@scientia-academy.org.uk.

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