Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/11/2023 12:00
£23,893 Pro-rata
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
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Employment Location:
Closing date:
28 Nov
Further Information
Alston Moor Federation
Teaching Assistant – Permanent
Term Time only plus Inset Days
32.5 hours per week –08:30 to 15:30
Salary PCD5A – SCP 6 (£ 23,893.00 Per Annum) - Pro rata
Start date – 2nd January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Alston Moor Federation is seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work with pupils who have additional educational needs. This role is for 32.5 hours a week, and the working hours are 8:30 to 15:30, Monday to Friday, with a thirty minute unpaid lunch break each day. The post is term time only, plus 5 inset days.

Alston Moor Federation comprises of three schools which serve the communities on Alston Moor, and includes Samuel King’s School, Alston Primary School and Nenthead Primary School. This post will require you to work across the federation. We are a friendly and supportive workplace. You will be joining a team of people who are very good at their jobs, work hard, but know how to look after each other and enjoy being together.

If you are interested in applying, please complete an application form, and include a letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) explaining why you are interested in this role, and what you can offer to the children of Alston Moor Federation as a teaching assistant.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in schools and will have a knowledge of preparing and developing resources for learning activities and supporting learners in small groups and on a 1 to 1 basis, inside and outside of the classroom. They will be flexible, enthusiastic, creative and willing to work across all of the primary school ages if required. There will also be some break and lunchtime supervision of children as part of this role.

You will work under the guidance of teaching staff and you may be asked to support access to learning and provide 1 to 1 support. Work may be carried out in the classroom but may include accompanying a specific child on school trips and visits.

Electronic applications are fully acceptable and these should be emailed to head@alston.cumbria.sch.uk marked for the attention of Mrs Pamela Seaton, our business manager.

Candidates called for interview will be contacted by phone in the first instance with detailed information following by email.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Tuesday 28th November 2023. If you have not heard from us by Thursday 30th November 2023, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend an interview, date to be confirmed.

Application packs are available at https://www.alstonmoorfederation.org.uk/vacancies

Alston Moor Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks which will include an enhanced DBS check, along with two satisfactory references.
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This job is closed for applications.