Teaching Assistant

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£16,491 - £17,419 pro rata
05 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
Sara Batchelor
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Teaching Assistant at Longwood Primary School, Allton Avenue, Mile Oak, Tamworth B78 3NH

Grade 4 - £16491 – £17419 p.a. pro rata – term time only

Working hours: 22.5 hours per week.

This post is a permanent contract.  

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and dedicated candidates who would be able to provide high quality support for our children at Longwood Primary School.

We are a one form entry school with a separate Pre-School. We have a caring and positive atmosphere and were judged as ‘Good’ in our 2016 Ofsted Inspection.

As a school we are proud of our academic and pastoral achievements. We believe that by providing a broad and balanced curriculum, working with parents and the community, we can help our children develop as individuals.

Staff and Governors work to provide a safe and caring community where children can become aware of their own abilities, develop a purposeful attitude to learning, and build a firm foundation to be able to cope with the challenges of life.

The Governors are looking for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to support pupils in school with their education. We are looking to appoint an experienced individual who is willing to work alongside the teachers and other teaching assistants to deliver quality one to one and small group educational and behavioural support. You will be able to help the learner recognise successful strategies that increase their participation and achievement

Candidates must have good numeracy and literacy skills as well as NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants (or demonstrate equivalent knowledge skills and experience.

If you feel that you can enhance our vibrant, energetic school; we can offer you excellent CPD opportunities as well the opportunity to work with our welcoming and supporting staff and governing body. 

We would strongly recommend a visit to the school. To arrange a visit and for further information please contact the school Tel: 01827 213970 Email: office@longwood.staffs.sch.uk

The position is open to experienced staff, and subject to 2 satisfactory references and enhanced DBS Check.

Closing Date: Wednesday 21st March 2018 at 12.00 noon

Shortlisting: Friday 23rd March 2018

Interviews :  Thursday 29th March 2018

Start Date: As soon as possible

Longwood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form


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