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Teaching Assistant

Role: Teaching Assistant

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time – 5 Days per week (37 hours) – Term Time Only including Inset Days (39 Weeks)

Advert Start Date: Monday 18th October 2021

Required from: As soon as possible

Salary: NJC 5 to 6 – £19,312 to £19,698 (Pro-rated £16,322 to £16,648)

The Trust is seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant, to join our inclusive and creative school.  Applications are invited from experienced Teaching Assistants, who are prepared to make a positive contribution to the life and ethos of our inclusive school. The successful candidate will work in a mixed EYFS and KS1 classroom, supporting children with their daily activities under the direction of the classroom teacher.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a relevant Level 3 Child Care or Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Be passionate about young children and their learning
  • Be an outstanding practitioner with high expectations
  • Be proficient in supporting the delivery of all aspects of teaching and learning
  • Have good understanding of the need for strategies to motivate and inspire all children to make good progress, particularly those in vulnerable groups
  • Be an effective communicator and be able to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Be flexible and resourceful whilst always putting the needs of the child first
  • Have a commitment to their own professional development.
  • Be prepared to be involved in the wider life of the school.

Ryhope Infant School Academy is a caring, supportive community where we aim to provide outstanding education in a nurturing environment.

Application packs are available to download below.  Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post or by e-mail, no later than midday on Monday 8th November 2021 and marked for the attention of Mrs T Allen, Headteacher. Please note CV applications will not be accepted and applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK.

Closing date for applications: Monday 8th November 2021 @ 12 noon

Shortlisting: W/c 8th November 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 15th November 2021

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form – PDF Version

Application Form – Word version

Application Guidance Notes

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