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Level 3 Learning Assistant - temporary contract

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
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Part time - term time plus specified days
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/12/2016 12:00
£17,169 - £17,891 (£14,768 actual salary)
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Schools - Support
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Job details 

Closing date:
5 Dec

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Temporary contract (Jan – July) Y6 Class
Required: January 2017

Salary: SCP 16-18 £17,169 –£17,891
Hours: 37 per week, term time only + 5 days

Pennyman Primary Academy is seeking a pro-active, enthusiastic, energetic and reliable Level 3 Learning Assistant to work in a Y6 class. These position is based at Pennyman Primary Academy, though we are always happy for staff to transfer between academies at later dates should positions arise.

As a Level 3 Learning Assistant, you will work alongside our teachers, helping pupils to get the most out of their learning. The main feature of your role will be to support individuals or groups of pupils with their learning both in, and outside the classroom. In addition, you will support our teachers in organising the learning environment.

Daily tasks may include:

- setting up equipment and getting things ready for lessons.
- helping pupils who need extra support to complete tasks.
- listening to children read, reading to them or telling stories .
- comforting and caring for children if they have an accident or are upset.
- helping the teacher to maintain records.
- helping and leading on academy activities, sports events and outings.
- undertaking observations of children and recording the outcomes of assessment.

As a Level 3 Learning Assistant, you may also be required to supervise a class of children in the event of a teacher’s absence.

We are looking for people who have 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.

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.

Application packs can be printed directly from the Trust or academy websites.

Please see Supporting documents above to download an application pack from this page.

Unfortunately, we do not accept emailed application forms. Hand written or electronic printed copies should be posted or hand delivered to the following address for the attention of Mrs K Barkley.

Pennyman Primary Academy
Fulbeck Road

If you have any queries about the application process or the position please feel free to contact Charlotte Livingstone on 01642 314750 or by email at charlotte.livingstone@tved.org.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 5th December 2016
Shortlisting: Monday 5th December 2016
Interview Date: Wednesday 7th December 2016

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employed checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced CRB clearance. Appointment will also depend on proving qualifications.

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