Teaching Assistant – Diss and Scole Primary Academy Partnership


Posted on: Thursday 28 March 2024 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

Diss Primary Academy Partnership, The Entry, Diss IP22 4NT

Trust:  St Benet’s

Academy Name:  Diss and Scole Primary Academy Partnership

Vacancy Job Title:  Teaching Assistant

Pay Scale: Scale D, Point 5 -6

Annual Value:  £23,500 – £23,893 per annum

Pro-Rata Value:  £15,639 – £16,592 per annum

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Hours per week: 28.75 – 30 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term until 31 August 2024

Term Time: 38 weeks  +  1 weeks per year

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Diss Primary Academy Partnership consists of Diss Infant Academy and Nursery , Diss CE Junior Academy and Scole CE Primary Academy. We have fabulous grounds with the potential to develop our outside areas further. Our average class size is 23. We have a strong pastoral focus and are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join us as soon as possible.

We offer:

  • Kind, well behaved children
  • A supportive and friendly staff team
  • Innovative and forward-thinking leadership
  • A school with Christian values, that permeate all aspects of school life
  • Excellent training opportunities

We are looking for:

  • A team player with SEND experience who relishes the opportunity to work with others
  • An individual who is passionate about engaging and helping children
  • An individual who will ensure all actions within school reflect the school ethos and core values of RESPECT, ASPIRATION AND RESILIENCE.

Please read the job description and person specification for further details.

If you are looking for a new challenge where you can make a real difference and are hardworking, enthusiastic, reliable, adaptable and have a sense of humour, we would welcome your application. If you would like further information, please ask for more details of the opportunities available by contacting the school office on 01379 642675.

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Your motives for working in a school setting will be explored during interview. We promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life and applications are invited from all backgrounds and groups including from those with disabilities.

Closing date: Monday 15 April 2024

Interviews: Wednesday 17 April 2024

How to apply

An application pack is available online. If you would like further information, please contact Sarah Hammond, School Business Manager, on 01379 642675 or by email sbm@diss.stbenets.org

Completed applications must include details of how you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification as well as any relevant experience that has prepared you for this job.  This should be sent to the School Business Manager at sbm@diss.stbenets.org

Please note that it is school policy to request references before an interview.

Diss Primary Academy Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and undertake a DBS check.

This post comes under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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