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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible, subject to notice period

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£20,297 to £23,961 per annum, pro rata (Bucks Pay Range 1b -2 depending on skills and experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for candidates who:


  • are creative in delivering outstanding lessons within an extremely positive and stimulating learning environment
  • are committed to raising standards and passionate about enabling all children to reach their full potential
  • are hardworking, well organised team players
  • can build strong relationships with pupils, staff, parents and the wider community
  • are committed to high quality academic support but also understand our role in providing pastoral and welfare support
  • have a commitment to safeguarding our children above all other responsibilities
  • will support and promote the school’s ethos and Christian character

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer:

  • an experienced TA mentor and bespoke training package
  • a recently established, over-subscribed, popular local school
  • a modern and well-resourced building
  • a supportive leadership team and governing body

Further details about the role

“A wonderful family exists at Buckingham Park”

This is the opening line of our recent Ofsted Report in September 2023 and I think encapsulates the school that we hope you will have the pleasure of working in. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the right training, experience and skills to be a part of our school team as a part of our TA support team. We are recruiting a Teaching Assistant to join our support team and currently have roles in both lower Key Stage Two and Key Stage One. We need a support assistant who will work flexibly – providing some scheduled time supporting pupils with special educational needs and also to work with the wider children and teaching team. Teaching assistants will be expected to work alongside our qualified teachers by supporting individual children, providing administrative and welfare support, teaching small groups, supervising children at play or lunchtimes and much more!

We are recruiting a Teaching Assistant to join our support team and currently have roles in both lower Key Stage Two and Key Stage One. We need a support assistant who will work flexibly – providing some scheduled time supporting pupils with special educational needs and also to work with the wider children and teaching team. Teaching assistants will be expected to work alongside our qualified teachers by supporting individual children, providing administrative and welfare support, teaching small groups, supervising children at play or lunchtimes and much more!

We have a range of children who need one-to-one support, including children with diagnoses of Attention Deficit Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disabilities, and Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. The role will not be a full time 1:1 role for any candidate. The balance between on-to-one support and other support work will be decided based on the skills and experience of our support team at any time.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Buckingham Park CE Primary School, the health, safety and well-being of every child are our paramount concern. We listen to our pupils and take seriously what they tell us. Our aim is for children to enjoy their time as pupils in this school. We want to work in partnership with you to help our children achieve their full potential and make a positive contribution. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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About Buckingham Park Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
445 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01296 415687

Buckingham Park Church of England Primary School is a new school at the heart of the Buckingham Park development just North of Aylesbury town centre. It is our mission is to provide the highest quality all round education, for each and every child, in partnership with parents, within the context of a Christian community. Above all, we want to be a great local school for local families.

The school is based in the town of Aylesbury, at the centre of Buckingham Park, a large housing development at the northern side of the town centre. The school is inclusive to all and provides a high quality, broad and balanced curriculum, which is appropriate for children of all abilities, irrespective of their ethnicity, social background or faith. Our admission policy reflects this by prioritising local children.

www.buckinghampark.org

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