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Whiston Junior & Infants School – x2 Teaching Assistants

2 Teaching Assistants required (one permanent, one temporary to 31 August 2022) Start Date: Monday 28th February 2022 (or earlier...

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2 Teaching Assistants required (one permanent, one temporary to 31 August 2022) Start Date: Monday 28th February 2022 (or earlier if notice not required)

28.75 hours per week, term time only – Band D

Permanent and temporary post, following successful 6 month probation

Whiston Junior and Infant school is part of White Woods Primary Academy Trust; we are a one form entry school, in the heart of Whiston. We have a hard-working, creative and curious staff, which is 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 and year group to be determined on the skill set and experience of the successful candidate. The post will also include supporting our EHCP children. However this may change annually and within the year if necessary. Our SLT and SENDCO will monitor and assess the needs of individual children and class dynamics to best place the skill set of all our staff.

Must have:-

  • Knowledge and experience of working and supporting children in a primary classroom
  • Excellent skills and experience of teaching phonics (Letters and Sounds), early reading and early writing
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent classroom practice with the ability to enthuse and motivate groups of children to ensure progress
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Assist in the development of individual and group plans and resources including SEND
  • A commitment to a high quality learning experience for all
  • A genuine desire to improve the life-chances of all children
  • The ability to work as part of a highly effective and inspirational team
  • Level 2 NVQ qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent
  • Previous experience in supporting Teaching and Learning in KS1 or KS2 classes is essential

In return we offer the opportunity to help shape and influence our planning for the continued and future successes of the school.

Relevant training will be provided for the successful candidate as necessary. A willingness to engage and participate with other relevant training and research is essential.

Application form, job description and job specification can be requested via email to j.furness@wji.wwpat.org or found in the application pack above.

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 26th January 2022 Interview: Week commencing 31st January 2022

White Woods Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure- barring-service-check

White Woods Primary Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare
of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.