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  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

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  • Teaching assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary £10,413.01 (19.5 hours a week)

Teaching Assistant job summary

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join our new all-through (2-16 years) school. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be a part of a developing team and outstanding learning for our first cohort of children. The role will include providing learning support in class and supervising lunchtimes for our nursery and Reception children.

We are looking for teaching assistants who:

have excellent communication, numeracy and literacy skills

have high expectations for all children and a strong belief that all children can flourish

demonstrate an ability to nurture and support all pupils, including those with complex learning, emotional or other needs

are committed to ensuring all pupils make excellent progress and model our school values and ethos in all that they do

have excellent interpersonal skills and are able to communicate well, and work successfully, with colleagues, parents and pupils

What we offer:

An exciting opportunity to join our school as it grows and develops

A commitment to your professional development through access to networks and training

A caring and inclusive school with attractive and purposeful learning environments

Career opportunities as part of a successful, supportive and locally based multi-academy trust

and a team who prioritise a healthy work-life balance

The Vale Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information. The Vale Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ communities.

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 Johns CofE Academy

School type
Free School, Church of England, ages 2 to 16
School size
Up to 420 pupils
Age range
2 to 16

School location

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