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  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Term time: 26.25 hours a week

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114 (Actual £15,067)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of supporting children's learning in school
  • NVQ2 for Teaching Assistants (or equivalent knowledge/experience)
  • Understanding of areas of learning i.e literacy, numeracy etc
  • Well developed interpersonal skills to be able to relate well to a wide range of people
  • Good communication skills
  • Committed to the needs of pupils, parents and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a 'can do' attiutude
  • Contribute to the overall ethos of the school

What the school offers its staff

  • A community with a caring, secure and disciplined environment.
  • High academic achievements and a commitment to success for all.
  • A warm, happy and supportive family atmosphere.
  • Excellent relationships with pupils, parents, parish and community
  • A commitment to staff development and collaborative working.

Further details about the role

Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term until 31/03/25 with a view to becoming permanent

26.25 hrs per week, term time only

FTE Salary - £23,114 (Actual Salary £15,067)

St John's CE (VC) Primary School, located in the village of Keele, Staffordshire is looking for a qualified Teaching Assistant to join the team. As a Teaching Assistant you will be enhancing the learning of pupils in school and supporting the teaching staff in enabling the pupils to gain independence, participate fully in the curriculum and the general life of the school.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the pupils in 1:1, in groups or in classroom situations
  • Accompanying pupils on organised school visits as appropriate
  • In conjunction with the SENDCo, to assist with the development of social skills and appropriate behaviour of pupils.
  • Participate in the development, delivery and monitoring of individual programmes.
  • To assist in the support of pupils who can respond with behaviour which challenges
  • To assist with resolving issues which cause anxiety or emotional response in our pupils
  • To keep accurate records as required by the school
  • To be involved in collaborative planning with teaching staff to ensure the effective use of support
  • To support the delivery of KS1/KS2 programmes of study
  • To be involved in working groups where appropriate
  • To work as part of a flexible and supportive team to further the ethos of the school

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students and have the necessary qualifications, we encourage you to apply for the position of Teaching Assistant.

Closing Date: 4pm Friday April 19th

Interviews: Week commencing Monday April 22nd

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 St John's CofE (C) Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
187 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01782 987140

The school is located in the heart of Keele Village and our intention is for St John’s to serve it’s local community. We are an inclusive, non-selective, one form entry school where all pupils can thrive, regardless of their background or circumstance following our mission statement ‘Life in its fullness’.

Arranging a visit to St John's CofE (C) Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@st-johns-keele.staffs.sch.uk.

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