Middlefield Primary Academy- Level 3 Teaching Assistant Vacancy
Duration of Post Permanent / 21.25 hours per week
Work Commitment 39 weeks, Monday to Friday, term time only plus training days Mon-Fri 8.45am to 1pm
Start Date Immediate
Salary Range SCP 17, £10,396.11 per annum pro rata (FTE £18,672.00)
Closing date Midday on Wednesday 9th January 2019.
Interviews January 2019
We seek to appoint a dedicated, enthusiastic and caring Teaching Assistant to join our experienced staff team supporting children in our academy.
We are looking for someone with relevant experience who will bring enthusiasm and a commitment to children's learning to our happy and friendly academy.
The right candidate will need to be adaptable, enthusiastic, highly motivated and have the ability to work as part of a team. They must demonstrate full commitment to the academy and its aim to raise standards. Every day you will be assisting in teaching language, literacy and numeracy helping the class reach the early learning goals of the national curriculum, along with encouraging good behaviour.
The ideal candidate will:
The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
Commitment to equal opportunities;
The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
Organisational and time management skills;
The ability to manage classes well and deal with challenging behaviour;
Excellent communication skills;
Patience and a good sense of humour.
The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust specialising in the Primary sector. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and Fenland.
The St Neots hub has six academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Great Staughton, Kimbolton and Wintringham The Fenland hub has four academies; Thomas Eaton, Glebelands, Leverington and Murrow with Braybrook joining us in January 2019. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span eleven different locations.
Further benefits include;
Collaborative approach to working;
Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust to share best practice and resources;
A friendly and professional team;
Local Government Pension Scheme;
Discounted Childcare Vouchers;
A caring and supportive working environment.
For a sample of who we are and what we do why not browse our website;
Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed so that you can see our fantastic staff and incredible children in action. We strongly encourage you to look around our school or ring the Headteacher for a chat on 01480 375270.
Application forms can be downloaded from Middlefield Primary Academy website;
Application forms with covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.comor posted to the HR Office at:
Winhills Primary Academy
Off Duck Lane
The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, two satisfactory references and a Disclosure of Criminal Record and Disqualification Declaration.