TA3 September Start (Ark Castledown)
Hours of work: 30.25
Working pattern: Part-time, term-time only
Closing date: Monday 5 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Ark Castledown Primary Academy
Phone: 01424 444046
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Teaching Assistant / TA3
Here at Ark Castledown we are committed to providing our pupils with the very best educational opportunities, by having the very highest expectations of ourselves as a staff team. We are now seeking a resilient and robust individual to join our fantastic team within the Educational Support Team as a Teaching Assistant / TA3.
This role will involve helping to implement work programmes for groups of children, assisting in planning and the management/preparation of resources, which could include some specialist knowledge in particular areas. 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 lunchtime cover. We can offer you a friendly, supportive school and opportunities for professional development.
The successful candidate will:
- have experience of working with primary aged children
- have good literacy and mathematical skills
- be hard working and adaptable to change
- ideally have a secure understanding and knowledge of observing children’s learning.
If you have a passion for education, we can offer you support and development opportunities. By joining the Ark schools’ network, you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including CPD, training and best-practice sharing opportunities, reduced gym membership and large retail discounts.
Interested in this exciting opportunity? If you have any questions and/or would like to arrange a visit to the school, please email Miss Stewart at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply please go to https://arkcastledown.org/jobs/vacancies to apply through the job portal.
The closing date for applications is 09.00 on Monday, 5th June 2023. Interviews will be held on Monday, 12th June 2023.
Start date: ASAP
Hours: 30.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary: £20,812 pro rata; actual salary: £14,975.70 (TTO and 30.25 hours pw)
Pension: Local Government Pension Scheme
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.