Teaching Assistant Level 3
The Governors of Stanford Junior and Infant School, Laceby are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and committed Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and hard-working team. Our school encourages all pupils to be the best they can be and to strive for success in all they do in their lives. We are therefore seeking a proactive Teaching Assistant who will support the delivery of high quality teaching and learning and who will inspire our children to achieve their full potential. The role will be for a year 6 class, in the first instance, commencing 16th April 2018.
We have an active Governing Body which supports and challenges the school. We are also unique in that we have the Stanford Trust who have continued nearly 300 years of support to the school.
The successful applicant would ideally have the following knowledge & skills:
- Very good standard of education particularly literacy and numeracy skills.
- GCSE English and Maths to Grade C
- Completion of DfES Teaching Assistants Induction Programme and NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistants
- Significant recent experience of working in year 6 with a proven track record of impact on standards
- Commitment to making a positive difference to the lives of pupils
- Routine administrative and ICT skills including timely record keeping.
- A good understanding of the education process, and a working knowledge of the relevant aspects of national curriculum and an awareness of current government initiatives.
- Has a willingness to learn and develop existing skills
- An ability to support, deliver and differentiate the relevant aspects of the curriculum to individuals and small groups of pupils.
- Awareness of the regulatory framework relevant to schools and pupils.
- Very good communication, motivation and interpersonal skills.
- An ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with all pupils.
- An ability to build a strong rapport and working relationship with staff, parents and the wider community
- Caring skills in terms of pupils physical and emotional needs.
- Detailed knowledge of school policies and procedures in relation to all areas of school life.
- Team worker – able to work positively and provide guidance and support to others as part of the team.
- HLTA experience would be an advantage
We can offer:
- A genuine opportunity to make a difference
- Pupils who are eager to learn
- A supportive and caring environment in which to work with staff who have high expectations of themselves and our children
- A strong commitment to continuing professional development
- A team of helpful, hardworking and enthusiastic professionalsHere at Stanford we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and fully expect staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.If you are suitable qualified, highly motivational and creative, then please apply. Please see attached job description for main responsibilities and additional information. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.
For an informal discussion please contact Dawn King - 01472 318003 (email: email@example.com)
Interviews will take place on 21st March 2018
Applicants should note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.