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Teaching Assistant

School
Wheatfield Primary School
Location
Wokingham, Berkshire
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time, Term Time
Salary
Associate 2.1 £16,732 actual (£21,544 FTE)
Start Date
2nd September 2024
Expires
18th April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1408271
Job Reference
WFPTASep24
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1408271

Wheatfield Primary School is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and positive Teaching Assistant to be mainly based in our new Nursery from September 2024.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will work as a nursery-based teaching assistant supporting children in our new Nursery from September 2024, each day from 8.30am-3.30pm. They join a very hard working and dedicated team of teachers and support staff, who focus on improving outcomes for the pupils in their care. The successful candidate could have the opportunity to do a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

What we are looking for

• Someone with high expectations who is committed to raising the achievement of all children

• The ability to use a variety of strategies to engage and support children in their learning

• An excellent role model to children, colleagues and parents, exemplifying our core principle of kindness

• A positive professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school

• Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

About Wheatfield Primary School

Wheatfield Primary School continues to be a good school rated by OFSTED in a recent inspection. We are a one-form entry in Wokingham, Berkshire. Learning and teaching is at the heart of everything that we do. We aim to inspire and engage pupils who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met. We grow and learn together each year and our children are integral to the development of the school, its curriculum and learning environment.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Career pathways and talent management

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: September 2024

Hours: 32.5 hours per week Monday – Friday, 8:30am-3.30pm (6.5 hours per day)

Salary: Associate 2.1 - £16,732 actual salary (£21,544 FTE)

Closing Date for applications: Applications considered on receipt

Interview date: To be agreed with shortlisted candidates

Attachments

Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Wheatfield Primary School

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