Teaching Assistant - Drake's C of E Primary School (Link Academy Trust)
- Multiple Locations
- Multiple Terms
- NJC Grade C £10.98 per hour
Three days of the week (18 hours per week) will be as Teaching Assistant in the new Foundation Stage Unit that will open from September 2023, working alongside the Class Teacher providing support for the Early Years children. For this role, you must hold a Level 3 Early Years qualification.
The remaining two days of the week will be as 1:1 support. These hours will be fixed term linked to EHCP funding for a specific support for a pupil with special educational needs in KS1.
There is also an opportunity, if wanted, for additional hours for the successful candidate to assist with the wrap around care in Breakfast and After School Club on a casual basis.
Required from September 2023, to join our successful and caring team, we are looking for someone with a strong, sensitive and caring approach to children’s needs, who can be flexible and is able to be an effective communicator and think creatively. The successful applicant must put children at the heart of everything they do and want the very best outcomes for all children in their care. You will need to be able to spot opportunities to develop learning in the moment. You will also need to show a high degree of initiative and be solution focussed. The successful candidate should have an awareness of the new EYFS Framework and have excellent communication and organisational skills to work with our team. The individual must be highly motivated and have a positive attitude to making a difference.
The Link Academy Trust offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed. You will need to show initiative, creativity and demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful and growing team to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’.
We want you to come and join our happy, positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’.
Ideally, you will:
• Have excellent literacy and numeracy skills;
• Be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents;
• Have high expectations of children’s behaviour and be able to maintain consistent boundaries;
• Be willing to work as part of a team;
• Be able to use your own initiative when required;
• Have experience in a similar role in a school.
You should have a good knowledge of phonics plus literacy and numeracy to GCSE A-C or equivalent.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and Social Media check.
To download an application form, please visit www.drakes.thelink.academy/website/vacancies/452841.
Your completed application form should be returned to Sue Howard, Trust HR Operations Manager, by emailing email@example.com.
Please apply by noon on the closing date.
Interview Date: to be advised
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationEast DevonDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
NJC Grade C £10.98 per hour
- Job TermPermanentFixed
- Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
5 days per week
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required