Are you an enthusiastic person looking to work in a friendly school, where teaching and learning is fun, play based and inspiring?
Badbury Park Primary School opened in September 2019 and is part of The Blue Kite Academy Trust, a growing family of primary schools based in Swindon. We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team. We wish to appoint an outstanding 1:2:1 Teaching Assistant to support a child with additional medical and physical needs.
The educational journey of a Badbury Park child begins in our vibrant and creative Early Years setting where child led play, outdoor learning and forest school principals are central. We are blessed with beautiful green spaces, a copse and stream, a studio, a multi sports area and cookery room to ensure Badbury Park children experience a varied and inclusive curriculum. Badbury Park Primary School is a friendly, happy place where children are known and cared for. Teachers and pupils treat each other with respect and kindness, helping children to persevere and achieve their potential.
The successful applicant will:
• Be fun, creative and enthusiastic with a love for outdoor learning
• Have experience of the Early Years curriculum and continuous provision
• Be passionate about inclusive practice
• Be empathetic in nature and maintain a calm approach
• Be innovative and flexible, yet rigorous with an eye for detail
• Be adaptable to support the growth of our new school
Please see the job description and person specification attached for full details.
The hours of work will be Monday-Friday 8.30am to 11.30am, term time only plus teacher training days. This is a specific purpose contract and your appointment will last only as long as the named child remains at the school or requires a Teaching Assistant. You will initially be required to work, supporting the child, in our nursery class.
This appointment will be subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure; proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references. Please note the proof of right to work in the UK will be required at interview.
Badbury Park Primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), disqualification declaration, medical check and proof of right to work in the UK. References will be called and checked prior to interview (if you do not wish us to call references prior to interview please make this clear on your application). Proof of qualifications will be required and failure to disclose any other required information may render applicants liable to disqualification or dismissal if appointed, were the failure to come to light. Therefore it is imperative that you provide all relevant information requested in order to meet this safeguarding commitment.