Salary: £18,562 per annum pro rata (£13,356 actual)
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Part-time, term-time only
Closing date: Friday 15 January 2021 at 9am
How to apply: To apply please go to http://arkblacklandsprimary.org/vacancies
Who to contact if you have a query: Interested in this exciting opportunity? If you have any questions and would like to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Quinn on 01424 429279, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a visit to the school in the week commencing 4 January 2021.
About the role
KS1 Teaching Assistant (with class cover)
Are you someone who has high expectations and a desire to improve the life chances of pupils?
Ark Blacklands Primary Academy is a popular and over-subscribed school in the heart of Hastings. It was recently graded as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted and has a proven track record of raising standards for its pupils, particularly our most vulnerable. As Hastings is 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.
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant on a permanent basis to work in a KS1 class. This role will involve helping to implement work programmes for groups of children as well as assisting in the management/preparation of resources. The successful applicant will also provide cover for whole classes under a system of supervision for 30% of the employed time throughout the school year, and half an hour lunchtime cover each day. We can offer you a friendly, supportive school with high quality opportunities for professional development.
The successful candidates will:
• have experience of working with KS1 aged children
• have good literacy and mathematical skills
• be hard working and adaptable to change
• ideally have some experience of teaching phonics.
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.
Start date: February 2021
Hours: 30.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary: £18,562 pro rata, £9.89 per hour (Actual Salary £13,356)
Closing date: 9am on 15 January 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.
Ark Blacklands Academy is 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.