Inglehurst Junior School would like to recruit a talented and dedicated Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join their team.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong candidate to support teaching and learning at Inglehurst Junior School. We are a welcoming and diverse school with 321 wonderful children currently on roll. We have built our school and Pathways Curriculum completely around the needs of our children.
There is nowhere quite like Inglehurst Junior School. We are unique. Are you?
This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual who wants to have a positive impact on children’s learning and wellbeing. The role is a temporary one year contract with a possible permanent post to follow. You must be committed to working with pupils from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures and be the kind of person that wants to make a difference both inside and outside of the classroom.
- Working with class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
- Working with children for whom English is an Additional Language.
- Working with children to accelerate their knowledge and understanding of Phonics.
- Coaching children on a 1:1 and group basis.
- Accompanying groups on trips.
- Supporting assessment and evidencing learning.
- Working with class teachers to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources.
- Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners.
- Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability.
- Supporting the school ethos and vision.
What we offer:
- A fantastically resourced school.
- Children who take pride in their school and their learning.
- Term-time hours.
- The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment.
- Opportunities for personal and career development.
The right candidate will have:
- GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above.
- Experience working with children who have English as an Additional Language.
- KS1 Phonics experience.
- Previous experience of working with children in a school setting.
- A proven ability to work on their own initiative.
- A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
- The ability to use relevant technology/equipment.
- A can-do attitude and the ability to adapt to the needs of our pupils.
- Experience of working with SEND children.
If you are interested in becoming a valued member of team in a school that is travelling the journey of Learning along a Pathway to Success, then please come and see us or contact the school office for an informal conversation with Jenny Pugh, our Business Manager.
We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and fluency in the English language.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.