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Level 3 Learning Assistant (KS2)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
29/11/2019
Advert End Date:
13/12/2019 09:00
Salary:
£16,490 (£19,171 - £19,554 Pro-rata to the weeks worked)
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
193884
Employment Location:
Middlesbrough
Post Number:
PPA093
Closing date:
13 Dec
Further Information

Job title: Level 3 Learning Assistant (KS2)
Job reference: PPA-093
Closing date: 13th December 2019 at 9.00 am
Location: Pennyman Primary Academy, Fulbeck Road, Middlesbrough
Level/Salary: Scale 16-18 £19,171 - £19,554 (Pro-rata to the weeks worked)
Status: Temporary contract (2 terms to July 2020)
Required: January 2020
Contract Hours: 37 per week, term time only + PD Days

Pennyman Primary Academy is pleased to be able to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Level 3 Learning Assistant to join the academy as part of Tees Valley Education Trust. Pennyman Primary is a vibrant, creative and forward-looking academy keen to employ an outstanding, enthusiastic and experienced Behaviour Support Assistant.

We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest in working with children; are interested in their development and learning and have good organisational and communication skills. We ask that all staff working with our children hold qualifications in English and mathematics that are at least equivalent to GCSE grade ‘C’. Qualification as a teaching assistant is desirable, though not essential.

Duties will include:

• assisting children to be successful through supporting excellent attitudes towards learning and behaviour;
• supporting groups of and individual children in accessing learning;
• ensuring children are happy and safe at playtimes and lunchtimes (including a duty);
• offering advice and support to parents and staff on issues relating to SEMH;
• supervising pupils who may be working outside normal timetables or who need 1:1 support outside of the classroom.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to join a supportive and enthusiastic team who are committed to engaging and inspiring children’s learning and life chances. We have a strong inclusive ethos and a superb partnership arrangement with our two sister academies as part of Tees Valley Education Trust. In addition, we are fully committed to your ongoing professional development.

Tees Valley Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification and who have the vision, values and tenacity to join an outstanding team and help continue the journey towards excellence.

Visits to the academy are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by appointment with the academy office on the following dates:
3rd December at 9.15am; 5th December at 1.00pm; 6th December at 3.45pm and 9th December at 11.00am.

Closing Date: 13th December 2019 at 9.00 am
Shortlisting: 13th December 2019 at 10.00 am
Interview Date: 16th December 2019

Hand written or electronic printed copies of the Tees Valley Education application form should be posted or hand delivered to the following address for the attention of Mrs Kate Barkley, Head Teacher. Please be aware that if you are sending your application by e-mail, the Trust cannot be responsible for any formatting anomalies when printing.

By post: Tees Valley Education, Pennyman Primary Academy, Fulbeck Road, Middlesbrough TS3 0QS.

By E-mail: recruitment@tved.org.uk

If you have any queries about the position or the academy and the trust, please do not hesitate to contact the academy direct on 01642 314750 or e-mail pennyman@teesvalleyeducation.co.uk