Salary: £18,795 per annum, pro rata
Contract type: Fixed Term
Working pattern: Full time and Term Time Only
Closing date: Monday 05 October 2020 at 9am
How to apply: please go to https://arkblacklandsprimary.org/vacancies. The closing date for applications is 9am on 05 October 2020. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7th October.
Who to contact if you have a query: If you have any questions and would like to arrange a visit please contact our Principal, Natalie Rankin, on 01424 429279, or email email@example.com to arrange a visit to the school.If you have any technical queries relating to your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the role
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ark Blacklands Primary Academy
Are you someone who has high expectations and a desire to improve the life chances of pupils? Are you looking to train as a Primary School Teacher in the near future?
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Graduate Teaching Assistant to work in Key Stage 1 for this academic year.
Ark Blacklands Primary Academy is a popular, over-subscribed and Outstanding school in the heart of Hastings. It has a proven track record of raising standards for its pupils, particularly our most vulnerable and working in an ‘Opportunity Area’, the academy will be pivotal in ensuring our children get the best start in life, no matter what their background.
As part of the Ark schools’ network, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to an excellent education and real choices in life. We know that great schools need great staff, which is why we offer you the very best training and support for our whole team.
As an Ark Graduate Teaching Assistant, you will support pupils, parents, and teachers, to establish a supportive learning environment in which children make good academic progress. You will support pupil learning through the delivery of specific learning and structured academic intervention programmes to small groups of pupils. You will also provide cover for classroom teachers, using lessons planned by a teacher or supervise work set by a teacher.
You will be instrumental in our mission to provide every student, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life.
The successful candidate will:
• have a degree
• have experience of working with primary aged children
• have good literacy and mathematical skills
• be hard working and adaptable to change
• ideally have an understanding and experience of observing children’s learning
• experience of working in schools and/or in children services
• have the desire to to train as a Primary School Teacher.
If you have a passion for education, we can offer you support and challenge to develop further. By joining the Ark schools network you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including comprehensive CPD, training and best-practice sharing opportunities, reduced gym membership, large retail discounts as well as the unique opportunity to apply for international exchanges and other scholarship prospects.
Interested in this exciting opportunity? If you have any questions and would like to arrange a visit please contact our Principal, Natalie Rankin, on 01424 429279, or email email@example.com to arrange a visit to the school.
To apply please go to https://arkblacklandsprimary.org/vacancies. The closing date for applications is 9am on 05 October 2020. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 07 October 2020.
If you have any technical queries relating to your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Ark Blacklands, Hastings
Start date: November 2020, or sooner
Contract: Fixed Term, term time only
Salary: Ark Support Scale 5 - £18,795 per annum, pro rata (Actual £17,883pa)
Closing date: 9am on Monday 05 October 2020
Ark Hastings Primary Academies are committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.