Teaching Assistant

Northgate Primary School

Teaching Assistant

Required for Monday 28th February 2022
Grade 3 (£18,332.20 per annum, pro rata)
£9.62 per hour (Pay Award Pending)
Term Time Only + 6 inset days
31.25 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract – role dependant on the pupil remaining in school and High Needs Funding being Available

Clevedon Learning Trust is actively looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational 1:1 Teaching Assistant for Northgate Primary School.

The role is 31.25 hours per week, term-time only to include 6 INSET days, 8.45am – 3.30pm.

Northgate Primary School is a new school that opened in the centre of Bridgwater, Somerset in September 2017.

Northgate Ethos statement: We believe our school will nurture all individuals on their journey of exploration and discovery to achieve their full and unique potential.

Northgate Mission Statement: “To enable each child to become a lifelong learner, with the confidence to explore and discover, aspiring to high standards of achievement in all areas of their life.”

Our expanding school needs a 1:1 Teaching Assistant! A great opportunity has become available here at Northgate. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our inspired and dedicated team. You will be an essential part our team supporting the needs of a pupil with SEND.

We are looking for an inspired, creative, confident person to join our school at what is a very exciting time. We are seeking to appoint an innovative, hard-working 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join our happy and dedicated team. We want someone to help deliver a rich and engaging curriculum to our pupils where the child is an active learner and is nurtured to develop a curiosity about the world around them.

As a 1:1 Teaching Assistant you will be expected to support the individual needs of pupils in line with their Education Healthcare Plan. You will have a positive approach to learning, with strong communication, flexibility and a proactive attitude.

We are looking for a dynamic, fun, talented Teaching Assistant who is highly motivated and who enjoys working as part of a committed team. As a school which is still growing, we are able to offer excellent opportunities for high-quality continued professional development.

We are looking for you to;

  • Have previous experience of working with children
  • Have an enthusiastic outlook to team working and developing positive outcomes for children
  • Have good behaviour management.
  • Excellent spoken & written literacy skills and strong Numeracy skills
  • Have a relevant NVQ Level 3 or willingness to work towards the qualification is essential
  • Strong knowledge of child protection and safeguarding and the ability to take the lead in vulnerable situations when required.
  • Be passionate about meeting the needs of all children
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a deep understanding of language development
  • Be an advocate for the child you support
  • Value working in teams and partnerships
  • Champion the school’s values and have high aspirations for every child, and for yourself & other staff
  • Deliver a child-centred approach to pupil support using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

We are excited to offer you a brand new school environment with high quality learning resources working alongside a supportive and caring team. If you are an outstanding practitioner already or have the potential to be outstanding, if you work hard and are excited by challenge and success, then we would like to hear from you. Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and we would ask you to arrange these with Mrs Katie Penny through the school office.

We are committed to providing excellent professional development opportunities for all members of staff through the expertise across the Clevedon Learning Trust. The school has a commitment to safeguarding children and has a culture of vigilance to support this.

The post holder will be required to undergo a disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service before taking up employment.

If you would like to discuss the vacancy further before submitting your application, please contact Mrs. Katie Penny via email: katie.penny@northgateprimaryschool.org.uk

For further details and an application form, please visit our website by clicking apply.

Completed application forms should be sent to office@northgateprimaryschool.org.uk

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £18,332 pr
  • Job Category
    Education
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