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Abbotswood Primary School

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KS2 Teaching Assistant & Lunchbreak Supervisor

TA Post Hours: Part Time, 17 Hours and 30 minutes per week, Term Time Only (Monday to Friday 8.30am – 12.00pm)

Salary: Hay 9 (£11,120 - £12,114 per annum)

LBS Post Hours: Part Time, 7 Hours and 5 minutes per week, Term Time Only (Monday to Friday 12.00pm-1.25pm)

Salary: Hay 13 (£3,648 per annum)

The governors of Abbotswood Primary School are seeking to appoint an experienced and dedicated Teaching Assistant to work in KS2.

The need to be flexible in response to the day-to-day requirements of a large, busy school will be an important consideration for any applicant.

Applicants will need to:

- Have an understanding of the End of Key Stage 2 Assessments

- Demonstrate excellent communication skills

- Have a good sense of humour

- Be an experienced teaching assistant; NVQ level 3

- Demonstrate an ability to ensure that excellent progress is made

- Be fully committed to the school and working as part of a team

- Have excellent interpersonal skills

- Have a positive personality and contribute to, and be receptive to, new ideas

- Be computer literate

- Be able to use their own initiative to support pupils with interventions when necessary

- Be able to liaise with parents & staff

A willingness to cover the class would be desirable.

We can offer:

- An excellent and friendly school to work in

- Happy, enthusiastic children who love learning and coming to school

- A professional, positive and hard-working team

- Professional development opportunities

Visits to the school are encouraged and welcomed, please contact the School SBM, Anna Sutton, to arrange a visit.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 17th May 2024 at Midday

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd May 2024

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people, and all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Some roles may need to comply with the Childcare Act 2006, and the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2018 where additional disclosure of information will be required.

Safeguarding Statement

Abbotswood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.