Level 2 Teaching Assistant – Temporary Maternity Cover

Status: 30 hours per week, term time only, Monday to Friday: 08:30 - 15:00
Salary: Actual salary is on a 3-point scale between £16,590.10 to £17438.67
Location: Based at Sitwell Junior School
Closing date: 5th June 2024, 12:00pm

Based at Sitwell Junior School, the postholder will be responsible to the Year Group Lead for providing support to pupils, the Class Teacher, the curriculum, and school.

To support the delivery of high-quality learning and care for children and young people with special educational needs both in and out of the classroom.

We would be looking to commence cover from Monday 2 September 2024 for a maximum period of 1 year.

The postholder will work under the guidance of Teaching staff or Higher-Level Teaching Assistants to implement agreed work programmes with individuals / groups both within and out of the classroom. This may include the use of detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas and will involve assisting the Teacher in the whole planning cycle and with the management / preparation of resources.

The role will also include supporting pupils in improving their social skills through good behaviour and play at playtimes and lunchtimes.

We offer a positive working environment, we care about our learners, and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contributing to this culture and developing it further.

Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website: https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/vacancies/

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers, and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, and we undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Our safer recruitment processes include online media searches which will form our due diligence checks pre interview. Employees will be subject to a comprehensive vetting process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

All candidates are expected to read the Trust’s Safeguarding Policy accessible via our website: https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/page-template/statutory-documents/

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)