Cover Supply and PPA Teaching Assistant
Salary: Grade 3 (7-17) 23 hours, Grade 4 (19-22) 7 hours
30 hours per week term time only
Start date: As soon as possible
Somers Park promotes the highest standards for all of our children as we strive to develop critical thinkers who love learning! We are looking to appoint an exceptional cover supply Teaching Assistant to support pupil’s learning, cover the class teacher in cases of absence and teach 1 per week planned PPA cover.
For the role of a teaching assistant we are looking for somebody who:
loves working with children!
has strong interpersonal skills with pupils, staff and parents
is able to make children think, uses high quality questioning and promotes a thirst for knowledge
has high expectations of all children in every aspect of school life and is committed to safeguarding and well-being
is able to enthuse and inspire children
is successful when working collaboratively and who will contribute to a dynamic and
has pupils who are enthusiastic and highly motivated, with a love of learning, and who thrive in a creative and challenging atmosphere
has strong and supportive middle and senior leaders
is committed to supporting continuous professional development
has a team of staff that is recognised for its enthusiastic, friendly and rigorous approach to teaching and learning
has parents and carers who are supportive and ambitious for their children
has spacious premises and lovely grounds providing an excellent learning environment
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact our recruitment coordinator, Claire Evans, in the school office on 01684 572949 or via email
firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a convenient date and time or for further details and an application.
Mercian Educational Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to
the protection and safety of its students and therefore this post will be subject to an
Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.
Closing date: Friday 29th October, 9am.
Interviews: Friday 5th November 2021