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  • Expected start date

    28 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    26 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

Two vacancies available, one permanent plus a temporary position to 31 August 2022.
We are looking to appoint a caring, well-qualified, experienced, enthusiastic and proactive person to join our team. The successful applicant must have high expectations for pupils’ educational, social and emotional development and be committed ‘to go that extra mile’ to support us to drive school improvements to benefit all our children. The specific key stage and year group to be determined on the skill set and experience of the successful candidate. The post will also include supporting our EHCP children. However this may change annually and within the year if necessary. Our SLT and SENDCO will monitor and assess the needs of individual children and class dynamics to best place the skill set of all our staff.
Must have:-
• Knowledge and experience of working and supporting children in a primary classroom
• Excellent skills and experience of teaching phonics (Letters and Sounds), early reading and early writing
• Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
• Excellent classroom practice with the ability to enthuse and motivate groups of children to ensure progress
• Excellent IT skills
• Assist in the development of individual and group plans and resources including SEND
• A commitment to a high quality learning experience for all
• A genuine desire to improve the life-chances of all children
• The ability to work as part of a highly effective and inspirational team
• Level 2 NVQ qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent
• Previous experience in supporting Teaching and Learning in KS1 or KS2 classes is essential
In return we offer the opportunity to help shape and influence our planning for the continued and future successes of the school.
Relevant training will be provided for the successful candidate as necessary. A willingness to engage and participate with other relevant training and research is essential.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
206 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number

About Whiston Junior and Infant School

Whiston Junior and Infant school is part of White Woods Primary Academy Trust. We are a one form entry school, in the heart of Whiston in Rotherham. We have a hard-working, creative and curious staff, which is committed to providing a 21st century education for all our pupils, and as such we support opportunities for their professional growth.

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School location

Saville Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 4DX

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