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Canklow Woods Primary School – Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant Salary; Band D Hours: Term time only 32 hours per week Monday to Friday – £14,414.40- £14,702.40 (based...

Teaching Assistant

Salary; Band D

Hours: Term time only 32 hours per week Monday to Friday – £14,414.40- £14,702.40 (based on 45 weeks)

White Woods Primary Academy Trust was established in September 2013 by three self-converting primary schools and has grown rapidly over the past six years. There are now 13 schools in our Trust, all within the borough of Rotherham.

The Trust was founded on, and is guided by, a strong ethos centred on improving the life chances of all children regardless of background or ability. At the very forefront of our drive for improved educational standards is developing highly effective teaching and learning to develop a culture of high challenge, strong collaboration and unrelenting curiosity.

Canklow Woods Primary School have hard-working, creative and curious staff, which are committed to providing a 21st century education for all our pupils, and as such we support opportunities for their professional growth. We are looking to appoint a caring, well-qualified, experienced, enthusiastic and proactive person to join our team. The successful applicant must have high expectations for pupils’ educational, social and emotional development and be committed ‘to go that extra mile’ to support us to drive school improvements to benefit all our children. The specific key stage/year group to be determined on the skill set and experience of the successful candidate, although annually and within the year if necessary, our SLT and SENCO will monitor and assess the needs of individual children and class dynamics to best place the skill set of all our staff.

We are seeking: 

An excellent practitioner who is competent in literacy and numeracy and holds relevant teaching assistant qualifications.

Has experience of working within a school setting.

Is able to work as part of a team in a lively learning environment.

Duties will include:- 

Enhancing learning in the class, with small groups and on a one-to-one basis

Supporting the children’s social and emotional well being

Keeping up-to-date records as required

What we offer:

•          Local Government Pension Scheme

•          Access to workplace and wellbeing support services

•          Being part of a family of schools within a values-based Trust.

•          A comprehensive induction and support programme.

•          Recognition of the importance of work life balance. Your emotional well-being is important to us. We strive to balance life and work. We endeavour to create the best possible environment in which you can grow and enjoy a genuinely fulfilling professional life.

•          A passionate commitment to your continuing professional development with learning routes to match your interests and ambitions.

•          Opportunity to work in partnership with colleagues across the Trust.

Closing date for the above post is: Friday 24th September 2021

Interviews will be held: W/C 27th September 2021

For an informal discussion or to arrange to visit the School please contact: Joy Warren

Please email completed application forms

Please note all information needs to be completed on the application form as we will not accept a CV.

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

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