Teaching Assistant

Job Description

School: Dereham Church of England Junior Academy
Location: Dereham Church of England Junior Academy
Salary: Grade D (point 5) - £12,993.80 (per annum)
Type: Part Time
Length: Permanent
Contract Term: Term time plus 1 week. 30 hours per week.
Start Date: 2019-07-29
Deadline: 2019-09-13

If you are an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge or someone wishing to change your career path and enjoy a job that keeps on rewarding you every day, then we may have the position for you. 
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and skilled Teaching Assistant who will join an existing strong team and help us provide the best education and experience possible for our fantastic pupils.  
Dereham Church of England Junior Academy is an inclusive academy that is part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT) which supports us in our quest to:
Build lasting memories for our children
Increase their life opportunities and broaden their horizons
Forge harmony not just happiness
Promote and develop the importance of positive relationships between everyone in and out of the academy
Embrace failure as well as success and develop resilience in the face of adversity
Challenge as well as support our pupils and help equip them with the attributes needed to embrace an ever-changing future. 
The successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of friendly and hard-working year-group team; will relate excellently to adults and children alike and will be able to communicate effectively with everyone in the school community. They will need good Literacy and Numeracy skills and will be proficient with the use of ICT to support learning.  
This role will be based in one year-group and will involve supporting the whole class and small groups, and may also require supporting an individual pupil with a hearing impairment.  We are committed to continued professional development and the successful candidate would be expected to undertake any directed training and qualification that is required to support an identified individual.
As this post is affected by the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009, candidates will need to complete a declaration to establish if they are disqualified.  
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the DBS process.

How to Apply

For further information, please contact the school office. Prospective candidates are very welcome to arrange a visit. 

Closing date:  Friday 13 September 2019 – 12.00pm
Interview date: 19 September 2019 (tbc)

Please use the DNEAT application form and, within the application, state how you feel that you meet the job description and person specification. 

Email completed forms to:
c.kiy@derehamjunior.dneat.org (office manager)
deputy@derehamjunior.dneat.org (deputy head)

Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust. Company no: 8737435.