Macaulay Primary Academy are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant Level 1 to join our academy in October 2023 on a part time, temporary basis until 31 August 2024.
As a Teaching
Assistant Level 1, you will work under the direct instruction of
teaching/senior staff, usually in a classroom with the teacher. You will
support pupils to ensure they can access learning and provide general support
to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
- A good standard of written and numeracy skills
- Good communication skills both oral and written
- Ability to use basic technology to support the role
- Ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders
- Ability to work constructively as part of a team
- Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme, or equivalent
- Working with or caring for children of relevant age
- Understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
- Emergency First Aid or First aid at work qualification
- Previous experience of working with young people preferably in a school setting
you feel you have the necessary skills and experience required for this
position, then we would very much like to hear from you.
Macaulay serves the West Marsh area of Grimsby. It is a larger than average primary academy, with 430 pupils currently on roll, from Nursery to Year 6. Macaulay is a great place to learn and work, for both children and staff alike.
Our team at Macaulay is one of a large family, where everyone is supported and where we all share the same vision for success. Whilst we firmly believe that every child matters, we also strongly believe that every adult matters too. Our mind set at Macaulay is one of growth and development of every individual. Staff are coached and developed to feel empowered and make a difference to every child they teach. We strongly believe in high challenge and high support to get us to a greater standard.
We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:
Holiday Entitlement, minimum 35days (subject to pro rata if working part time and dependent upon salary and continuous service) including statutory Bank Holidays.
Financial offering, unlimited access to a huge range of discounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.
Lifestyle and Wellbeing, discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme, free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Motoring, access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*,discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.
Pension, excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
Personal and professional, we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.
*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.
In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the recruitment process.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.
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