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Teaching Assistant

St Christopher's Primary School
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
15 April 2021 12:00 PM
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  • £17,842 pro rata
  • 30 hpw, 39 weeks per year.
  • Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm (30-minute lunch break).
  • Required from April 2021.

You will be required to undertake the role of a Midday Supervisor each day.

DEMAT and St Christopher's Primary are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who has a caring, committed, enthusiastic and energetic approach and has the experience of building positive relationships with children. The TA role includes supporting pupils either in a whole class setting, through small groups or 1.1 support when required.

You will have:

  • good English and maths skills (GCSE or equivalent advisable)
  • good communication skills
  • ability to use basic IT equipment and computer programmes
  • dedicated, inspiring, engaging and have good organisational skills
  • flexibility to adapt duties and responsibilities as per the needs of the pupils in your care
  • the ability to use your own initiative and be flexible
  • experience of working with children with challenging behaviour
  • a sound understanding of the skills required to support young children's learning
  • experience in working with children who have special education needs
  • the ability to transition and track pupil progress through intervention
  • the willingness to undertake further training and development
  • experience in working with children who have special education needs
  • the ability to create a safe and positive environment for the pupils
  • the willingness to undertake further training and development.

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Interview date:19 April 2021

We would like to advise you if you have not heard from us by 16 April 21 then on this occasion you have not been successful in securing an interview and that due to the large volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to every applicant. We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us. If you do not receive an interview this time, please do not let this stop you applying for further posts advertised across DEMAT in the future.

The Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT) is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check.

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