Grade 6 (£19,701 to £20,094 pro rata)
28.75 hours – 39 weeks per year
Parkland Primary School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable Teaching Assistant who will work under the direction and supervision of a class teacher to assist with teaching and learning and associated activities. You will work under the supervision of a teacher to plan, deliver and evaluate learning activities for small groups or individual pupils, providing feedback on pupil engagement and their achievement of the desired learning objectives.
Previous applicants need not apply
The right candidate will have:
- A minimum of 2 years of working with children in a learning environment or relevant NVQ 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent
- A desirable level of numeracy and literacy skills equivalent to NVQ Level 2 in English and Maths
- Experience of working within Key Stage 2 (preferable)
Why Choose Us:
It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We believe that emotional wellbeing is essential in developing positive behaviour and academic success. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.
Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.
What We Offer:
• The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
• Good opportunities for personal and career development.
• Pension Scheme.
• Employee benefits such as childcare vouchers and retail discounts.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.
Closing Date for Applications: 11th December 2020 9am
Interview Date: Week Beginning 4th January 2021
Start Date: 1st February 2021
We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.
Parkland 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. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure form the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).