Teaching Assistant – Moorlands Primary Academy

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Posted on: Wednesday 28 September 2022 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

Moorlands Church of England Primary Academy, Moorland Way, Belton, Great Yarmouth, NR31 9PA

The school is looking for a hardworking and committed individual who is able to work using their own initiative, demonstrating enthusiasm and a good sense of humour to join our friendly and supportive team.

Job Title:   Teaching Assistant

Pay Scale: Scale C

Pro-Rata Value:  £10575.89 (FTE – £19121.00)

Hours per week:  24 hours

Term Time:   38 weeks  + 1 weeks per year (required for inset days or other)

Start Date:   As soon as possible

In this role you will be expected to work in a range of ways, including with individual children, leading small groups, supporting teachers within the classroom environment according to need and working under the direction of the Head of School.

Experience of working with children is essential as is a commitment to further professional development. A Level 3 qualification and experience in Read, Write Inc would be an advantage but not essential. Up to date first aid training would also be an advantage.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff and pupils to share this commitment.   We follow safer recruitment procedures.  The successful applicant will undergo a background check and an enhanced DBS check.

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time.  Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

Safeguarding

The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.

Equalities

The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC) has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing of DONESC.

Closing date: Tuesday 22 November 2022

How to apply

Completed application form to be emailed to; office@moorlands.dneat.org.

References may be requested prior to interview and may be contacted on receipt of your application form.  Please contact us to discuss this further if you have any queries.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to book an appointment or speak with the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

PLEASE NOTE:  PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

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