Early Years Teaching Assistants/ Learning Support Assistants
Owlsmoor Primary is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and committed Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and hard-working team Early Years team. Our TA’s work with teachers to organise and support teaching and learning activities for classes. The primary focus is to do specified work with children under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.
The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning and will have experience in an early years settings. We are looking to recruit a colleague with both the commitment and relevant skills to drive our raising standards agenda across the whole ability range.
Owlsmoor Primary is a vibrant Primary school with a Nursery and Out of School Club. We are well resourced and we have extensive outside space along with a Specialist Resource Provision. There are currently 550 children on roll.
With a new Headteacher in place this is an exciting time to join us and our amazing team.
We can offer you:
- An inclusive ethos
- Happy, motivated children who enjoy coming to school
- A caring, committed team of staff
- A commitment to professional development for all staff
- Supportive teams who work well together
Closing date: 12th June 2023
Visits are actively encouraged, please contact Kelly Potter, School Business Manager, should you require any further information on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours: 8.45am - 3.15pm. 30 hours per week, term time + 5 Inset days.
Salary: Dependant on experience
Owlsmoor Primary are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
How to Apply
How to Apply - Only applications received on Bracknell Forest application forms will be considered.
Safeguarding Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, you will be required to complete a self-declaration formTo find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/jobs/policies-relating-job-applications/applications-work-those-risk
The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board (BFSB) oversees the safety and well-being of children in Bracknell Forest - https://bracknellforestsafeguarding.org.uk/
Equal Opportunities - We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
Disability - We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
Pre–employment medical check - As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire form.
References - On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one must be from your current employer, completed by a suitable person with appropriate authority. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.
Employment - Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.