Teaching Assistant / Lunchtime Assistant
Teaching Assistant B1 £18,933 pro rata (approx £13,040)
Lunchtime Assistant A1 £17,842 pro rata (approx £2841)
Teaching Assistant 30.75 (Term time only)
Lunchtime Assistant 6.25 (Term time only)
The governors are looking to appoint a suitably experienced and capable person to join our school.
You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best.
We would really like to meet you if you if you are passionate about working with children and have the ability to inspire learning and support development.
You should have a high standard of general education with good numeracy and literacy skills. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable.
Experience of working with children, good time management and the ability to work flexibly using your own initiative are essential.
• To use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
• Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupil’s achievement and progress
• To promote good pupil behaviour, encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
• To establish constructive relationships with parents/carers
• To assist with the planning of learning activities
• To provide clerical/administrative support, particularly in the preparation of teaching resources
The role will also include lunchtime supervisory duties. This is a purposeful staffing decision, to that our same high expectations and systems used in learning time are seamlessly transferred to social times, led by members of the staff team that the children know well.
Key responsibilities include:
• To positively support and contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school at lunchtimes.
• Effective management of resources to ensure high quality standard of support for pupils during the lunchtime period.
• Effectively communication with team members and to contribute to working effectively as a team.
• Enabling children to be ready for learning in the afternoon period by the organisation of structured play activities
In return, you can expect:
• Support from the leadership and wider school team
• To work as part of a highly dedicated, supportive and effective staff team
• Brilliant children who are fun, friendly, motivated and eager to do well
Mon 8.00 - 4.00
Tue 8.15 - 4.00
Wed 8.30 - 4.45
Thur 8.15 - 4.00
Fri 8.00 - 3.45
We do hope that, if you are reading this, you will share our passion and enthusiasm for being part of a new professional team that will create a vibrant and exciting environment to welcome families to our school and the community it serves.
Closing date: Monday 24th January 2022. (12 noon).
Shortlisting date: Tuesday 25th January 2022
Interview date: Wednesday 9th February 2022.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The details of the DBS Code of Conduct can be found in the how to apply section.
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.
This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.
Lane End Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.