L2 Qualified Teaching Assistant Advert
1 year Temporary Position
37 Hours per week
Salary: Grade D Scale Point 6-11
A unique time to join our dynamic, committed and passionate team wanting the best for the pupils they teach! Please do look at our school website to get to know us better and you are very welcome to contact school to discuss the vacancy / take a virtual look around our school! Appointments are avaliable and it is strongly suggested you come and meet us and tour our school in person.
Closing Date: Monday 11th October 2021 at 12 noon
Interview Date: Thursday 14th October 2021
We are looking for a unique person who can join our team from Monday 1st November 2021 or as soon as possible after this date. We want a Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated staff team!
Our school was rated as “Good” by Ofsted in July 2018 but there is no doubt that staff work incredibly hard at Robin Hood to ensure that our school is great! Our vision at Robin Hood is: “We are a community of learners aiming high to excel and exceed!” We believe that knowing pupils and their families is paramount and across our school community we expect excellence in every aspect of school life.
The pupils at Robin Hood are fantastic: all individual with a huge range of talents and great diversity which we aim to celebrate fully. We want to motivate and inspire the children who attend Robin Hood to have aspiration and a drive to succeed whatever they dream to do later in life.
Our intent is that the successful candidate be based in EYFS – a crucial area to support children in the acquisition of lifelong learning skills.
Our school is very lucky to have an incredible learning environment – Forest School, Art Studio, extensive grounds and outdoor areas for all year groups. We are also rapidly developing our use of ipads and technology throughout school with 1:2:1 ipad devices in Y4, 5 and 6. We are a staff team that talks about teaching, strive to improve and want to make sure that children develop learning habits in school which will offer them challenge and chance to develop skills beyond Maths and English.
We are a very secure staff team and each member of our staff brings a unique aspect to share. Staff are encouraged to own their own CPD and are supported in their journey of professional development. We expect all of our school community to work hard and be kind!
For this post we are looking for a teaching Assistant who:
- Is creative and talented
- Has high expectations of themselves and the children they teach
- Has a good knowledge of how children learn and develop language skills
- Has a commitment to inclusion and a desire to make a difference to the lives of our pupils
- Has experience in supporting children with SEND
- Enjoys being a member of a team that works hard to raise standards of teaching and learning
- Are hard working with a sense of fun
Robin Hood Primary can offer you:
- A team of talented professionals who have exceptionally high expectations,
- Friendly and motivated children who enjoy school life,
- A supportive and friendly community of parents and Governors,
- A wide range of professional development opportunities.
- A well resourced and innovative setting
Robin Hood is a successful and friendly school with a supportive team ethos.
This school adheres to the Local Authority’s Safeguarding Policy. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and proof of identity and qualifications will be required prior to the appointment being made.
This position is appropriate for Teaching Assistants working already in a school setting. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. There are specific dates these visits will take place and they will be whilst children are not on school site. Do contact the school office if you require more information.
Robin Hood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All new staff within the school will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and all other safeguarding requirements
in accordance with DfE legislation. All members of staff will receive training in line with our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.