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  • Job start date

    31 August 2023

  • Closing date

    2 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 08.45-15.15 / 37.5hrs / Term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - fixed term contact that is connected to the child and will be required whilst they have their support plan in place

Full-time equivalent salary

TPA 4 / Pay scale 2-7 / £23,628 - £25,629 pa FTE (OLW)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Our experienced Head teacher and her supportive senior leadership team are looking to recruit an experienced teaching assistant to work with a named child/children, this position is on a fixed term contact that is connected to the child and will be required whilst they have their support plan in place. This position is term time only, working hours of 8.45am – 3.15pm.

    A teaching assistant with a named child/children is responsible for ensuring that learning and teaching is highly effective and that the named pupil(s) can achieve their maximum potential.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Being a good or outstanding classroom TA practitioner
    • Continuous improvement of teaching and learning under the supervision of the Class teacher and SENDCo.
    • Maintaining and raising standards under the supervision of the Class teacher and SENDCo
    • Tracking performance of the named child/children
    Leading by example to motivate and work with others

What the school offers its staff

What we offer you:

  • A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
  • High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Annual conferences with keynote speakers.
  • Access to professional coaching.
  • A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
  • Termly forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.
  • Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.
  • Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.

Commitment to safeguarding

Vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read on our website.

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About South Norwood Primary

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
331 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

South Norwood Primary School is a two-form entry school in the South Norwood area of Croydon, with an 'Enhanced Learning Provision' in the heart of a vibrant community. We have recently been graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, recognising the hard work of our large team and the incredible work we do at the school. We have amazing children and a happy team of staff who work hard to ensure that everyone learns to succeed. As an integral part of our community, South Norwood Primary School is dedicated to providing an inspiring and inclusive curriculum. We will nurture and challenge our children to dream big and become valuable global citizens - beyond the walls of our learning environment. Find out more online at our website or on our Twitter page.

Arranging a visit to South Norwood Primary

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@southnorwood.croydon.sch.uk.

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