Teaching Assistant Level 3

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/10/2018 23:59
£15,483 - £16,753
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Closing date:
25 Oct
Further Information

Teaching Assistant Level 3

Required for January 2019

We are seeking to appoint a passionate, inspirational and innovative teaching assistant to join our fast moving, forward thinking school to initially work in Early Years.

We are looking for an outstanding teaching assistant who is flexible and a confident team player who has experience of working with children in a school or a similar setting.

You should have:

• A NVQ/CACHE Level 3 for Teaching Assistants/Childcare or equivalent
• Worked or cared for children of a relevant age
• Good literacy and numeracy skills
• Understanding of child development and learning
• Understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other learning programmes and strategies
• Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of legislation
• Effective use of IT to support learning
• Good communication skills
• Ability to encourage pupils to fulfil their potential, offering choice, support and praise
• Ability to encourage high standards of pupil discipline at all times and deal with any behaviour giving cause for concern
• Ability to work as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and own position within these

In return we can offer:

• A diverse and vibrant learning community with enthusiastic and engaging children
• A positive, caring ethos and culture
• A forward thinking school
• A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly colleagues
• A supportive and effective governing body
• High quality professional development opportunities and experiences

Sacriston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment on 0191 3710777

Closing Date: Thursday 25th October 2018
Shortlisting: Friday 26th October 2018
Interviews: Wednesday 31st October 2018

Application packs can be found on The North East Learning Trust website: www.nelt.co.uk and www.sacristonacademy.co.uk and should be returned with an accompanying letter (no longer than two sides of A4 font size 10) marked for the attention of the Headteacher, Ms Annalei Inkster, at the school address, Witton Road, Sacriston, County Durham. DH7 6LQ or marysia.mynhardt@sacristonacademy.co.u

Please note
This job is closed for applications.