Level 1 Teaching Assistant required for September
Permanent, full time, 37 hours a week, term time 39 weeks
Salary Grade C scale point 4 – 5 (£19,264 - £19,650)
Actual salary £16,496.44 - £16,826.98
Zaytouna Primary School is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced, highly motivated, and dedicated level 1 teaching assistant.
We want to recruit people who are passionate about making a difference to children and want to challenge themselves to keep on improving. Our working relationships are positive, supportive and forward looking.
On 1st September 2018 the school became part of Transform Multi Academy Trust. We believe a significant impact can be achieved for our school with the right vision, motivation and skill of a level 3 pastoral assistant who has the passion for enabling children to achieve.
We are a warm and welcoming school that truly inspires all: children, parents and the wider community, by providing them with calm, reflective and safe environments in which they can be nurtured.
Our broad and balanced curriculum of intellectual, physical and spiritual education is all inspired and underpinned by the principles of the Islamic Faith and British Values so that children become positive contributors to any community in which they choose to live. We believe that children should have a positive emotional attachment to learning and be awed and inspired by the learning of Allah’s creation so that they become lifelong learners who see the whole world as their classroom.
Our school family celebrate diversity, where difference is respected. We prepare our children to live in a multi-cultural world where they value people of all faiths and none along with people of all walks of life and who challenge discrimination of any form.
We warmly welcome applications from those who are passionate about making a real difference to the lives of children and thrives on challenging themselves and others to keep on improving.
· Be an excellent teaching assistant who loves working with children
· Be an enthusiastic teaching assistant with a positive attitude and high expectations of pupils’ attainment and behavior
· Be passionate about making a difference to every child
· Work well in a team
· Have an adaptable and flexible approach to work
· Have excellent communication skills with children and adults
In return we offer:
· A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
· Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives
· Calm and purposeful learning environments
· Friendly, polite, well behaved children who deserve the very best
· Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
· A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school
· Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust
Any questions or queries should be directed to Joanne Robottom, Office Manager at Zaytouna Primary School,
How to apply
Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.
Please complete an electronic application form through our Trust website
Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 13th June 2022
Interview dates to be advised, planned for w/c 20th June 2022.
Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.
We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.
We are strategic partners in Flying High Teaching School Hub, East Midlands Maths Hub and with Derby Research School.
We can offer you:
Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Applied, Transform’s unique and high regarded CPD service
Trust support networks
All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children
Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training.
Transform Trust and its Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education.