Fixed Term, Term Time only Teaching Assistant KS2 to support EHCP pupils (30hrs)

Pye Green Academy, Staffordshire
Staffordshire Grade 3, SCP 3 - 4 £18,562 to £18,933 pro rota
02 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Pye Green Academy is a two form entry primary school on the outskirts of Cannock Chase, Staffordshire who were judged 'good' at out last OFSTED inspection (2017).

We have high aspirations for excellent outcomes for our pupils and families. We are a committed team, focused on success and would warmly welcome enthusiastic and motivated applicants who would like to join us on our journey.

The school can offer:
• a warm and friendly atmosphere
•happy cheerful and eager to learn children
• a very supportive team who have a desire to take the school forward
• an involved and supportive wider community
We are seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic Teaching Assistant with a passion to support the learning and progress of our pupils, especially those with additional needs. You should have experience of working with children.

The post holder will provide effective classroom and small groups support. The role will include assisting current staff during learning activities, providing structured support and intervention tasks, including specific work programmes where appropriate.

The hours would be 30 hours over 5 days a week, term time only. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the class teacher and SENDCO. We offer our full support and induction programme for all new staff, and a commitment to continued professional development. This is an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated school staff to improve outcome for our pupils.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who:
• is an excellent classroom practitioner
• is committed to raising standards and attainment for all children
• is committed to working as part of a team • has a caring and friendly nature with children and adults
• can use literacy, numeracy skills effectively across the curriculum
• can create a stimulating environment which facilitates high quality learning
• is willing to take part in all aspects of school life
A suitably qualified individual who has experience with working with children with additional needs if possible. Someone who is First Aid trained is also an advantage.
Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age Qualifications/Training

Good understanding of numeracy/literacy skills

Participate in development and training opportunities Knowledge/Skills

Good communication skills.

Ability to relate well to children and adults.

Have good organisational skills.

Basic knowledge of first aid; e.g. emergency first aid course.

Ability to work constructively as part of a team and on their own initiative.

Use basic technology

Have a flexible approach to their work and willing to play a full role within the school team.
The University of Wolverhampton Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We therefore expect all staff and volunteers to work to and within school policies and procedures, including safeguarding, child protection and health and safety.

This post is subject to satisfactory references which will be requested prior to the interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

Closing Date : 26/11/21 at 12 noon
Shortlisting : 29/11/21
Interviews : 6/12/21

Supporting documents
Person Specification.docx
Job Description KS2.docx

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