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Teaching Assistant Level 1 With Midday Supervisor Duties

Would you like to be part of a team who aim to inspire and encourage our children to believe in their ability to succeed through learning?

Whaplode Church of England Primary School and Weston St Mary Primary School are seeking to appoint two Level 1 Teaching Assistants with Midday Supervisor Assistant duties to start on Monday, 20th November 2017 or as soon thereafter.  The post holders will be required to work 15 hours per week as a Teaching Assistant and 7.5 hours as a Midday Supervisory Assistant, both roles employed during term time only.  Both appointments would be considered permanent, subject to the relevant probationary periods.

As at 1st November, both schools would be part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust (LAAT); therefore, the roles would be as employees of the LAAT and both roles could be employed across both schools.  The salary would be reflective of the role at Scale Point 11 (£15,512.66 FTE) and the number of weeks worked per year would be 39.
We are seeking candidates who:

  • Are self-motivated and show initiative.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail.
  • Can remain focused in a busy environment.
  • Will be able to work as part of a team to achieve the very best for our children.
  • Have a sense of humour.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with individuals or small groups of pupils in the classroom under the direct supervision of teaching staff and provide feedback to the teacher
  • Support pupils to understand instructions and support independent learning and inclusion of all pupils
  • Support the teacher in behaviour management and keeping pupils on task
  • Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate
  • Prepare and clear up learning environment and resources, including photocopying, filing and the display and presentation of pupils work and contribute to maintaining a safe environment.

Teaching Assistants in this role may also undertake some, or all of the following:

  • Record basic pupil data
  • Support children’s learning through play
  • Assist with break-time supervision including facilitating games and activities
  • Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits
  • Support pupils in using basic ICT
  • Invigilate exams and tests
  • Assist pupils with eating, dressing and hygiene, as required, whilst encouraging independence.

 In return we can offer you an excellent training package with many opportunities to develop your career:

  • Working with fantastic children who want to have fun and learn.
  • Develop your skills and contribute to the on-going development of our successful academy.
  • Join a very professional and able staff team.

Visits to both schools are more than welcome and are encouraged.

Closing date – Wednesday, 1st November 2017.
Short listing will take place – Thursday, 2nd November 2017.
Interviews to be conducted on or about the Monday, 6th November 2017.

Application forms and supporting documents can be downloaded from this page.

The LAAT promotes diversity and wants a workforce, which reflects Christian Value. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.

he LAAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Application Pack

Job Description

DBS Letter

Application form

Visits to both schools are more than welcome and are encouraged.

Closing date – Wednesday, 1st November 2017.
Short listing will take place – Thursday, 2nd November 2017.
Interviews to be conducted on or about the Monday, 6th November 2017.

Please have a look at our website to find out more about our school ethos and values.