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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours

Contract type

Fixed term - 31.08.24

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 2 pt 3 FTE £20,812

Actual salary

£14,408.31

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ability to relate well to children and adults

Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

Effective use of ICT to support learning

Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

Relevant knowledge of first aid

Understand range of support services/ providers

Relevant Experience

Experience working with children of a relevant age in a learning environment

Experience working with pupils with additional needs/SEN/Inclusion

2 GCSEs at Grade A-C in English and Maths or equivalent

Excellent numeracy/literacy skills


What the school offers its staff

• A chance to work with fantastic, enthusiastic children who deserve the best start in life

• The opportunity to become part of a school community where children are at the heart of all we do

• A supportive and experienced Leadership Team

• A school that values your training and personal development

Commitment to safeguarding

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be requested and an online search carried out for shortlisted candidates, prior to attendance at interview.
Further pre-employment checks, including prohibition from teaching, childcare disqualification and section 128 checks, if deemed relevant for the role.
If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country you have resided in.

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About The Forest Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
353 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01226 284719

At Forest, we believe that all children thrive in an environment in which they are happy, challenged and secure. We consider it an absolute privilege to be important figures in our pupils’ young lives and are committed to ensuring their primary school days are full of fun, adventure and experiences that create lifelong passions and interests.

Our children are achieving incredible things. Are you someone who can work in partnership with parents to unleash a child’s potential and establish an appetite for life and learning?

We are looking for someone who:
• Is enthusiastic, warm and caring
• Is able to develop a friendly and supportive relationship with children and their families
• Is able to boost children’s self-esteem, resilience and aspirations
• Is able to work with the class teacher to support the children in their learning
• Is able to lead learning
• Is committed to their own learning and professional development

In return, we can offer:
• A chance to work with fantastic, enthusiastic children who deserve the best start in life
• The opportunity to become part of a school community where children are at the heart of all we do
• A supportive and experienced Leadership Team
• A school that values your training and personal development

Arranging a visit to The Forest Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@theforest-academy.co.uk.

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