We are delighted to be looking to appoint two highly enthusiastic, motivated teaching assistants to work in our friendly and caring environment.
We are looking for someone who:
•Is passionate about raising standards.
•Has excellent organisational and communication skills.
•Shows unconditional positive regards for all children.
We can offer:
•A supportive school community.
•A committed and hard-working team of staff and governors.
•Plentiful CPD opportunities.
•Minimum of GCSE/ (or equivalent) English and Maths at grades A – C.
•Have good communication and listening skills and be able to present information verbal and in writing.
•Have experience of TA work.
•Understand school’s policies and how they relate to local and national frameworks/policies. (e.g. child protection).
•Can use ICT effectively to support learning and use other technology equipment.
•Can plan own work when required.
•Can transfer theory/training into practice.
•Can solve problems and can exercise initiative and independent action.
•Is pro-active in offering ideas and support to class teacher
•Be willing to undertake other appropriate training.
•Understand special educational needs.
•Have knowledge of school rules, procedures, policies.
•Display commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people.
•Value and respect the views and needs of children.
•Can understand and support the curriculum.
•Be able to use technology as a learning tool – eg computer, video.
•Be able to operate technological equipment – e.g. photocopier, digital camera.
•Have good communication and listening skills.
•Be able to take direction but also take initiative when required.
•Have experience of working (paid or unpaid) with children of appropriate age range though no previous experience of work as a TA requirement.
•Be able to relate well to children and adults.
•Can solve straightforward problems and respond to unforeseen circumstances (eg hazards, accidents etc)
Additional Information & How to Apply
You must be passionate about raising standards and self-motivated with exemplary organisational and communication skills. We place a great deal of value in how our staff can positively influence our pupils lives and we expect all of our staff to demonstrate unconditional positive regards for all Northlands children.
You would work under the overall supervision of the responsible teacher, assist and support teaching and learning, provide for general care, safety and welfare of pupils and work with individuals or groups of pupils.
For further information, please contact the school office on 01788 542440 should you wish to view the school.
Completed applications should be returned to HR Manager Mrs Porter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 26th November 2021
Interview date: 9th December 2021
Northlands Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.