Hours of work: 32.5
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-tie only
Closing date: Thursday 28 September 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Baird Primary Academy
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Working pattern: Term time only, 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday
Actual starting salary (calculated pro rata): £18,744 per annum + Pay Award Pending
Salaries are paid in 12 equal monthly instalment
We believe all children deserve the very best early start in life. Do you?
Are you passionate and committed to supporting young children with their learning and personal development?
The Baird Primary Academy is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our highly motivated team to work in our Alternative Learning Provision. This role involves supporting pupils with complex behaviour needs and children at risk of exclusion. We are looking for someone who is passionate and committed to supporting pupils' learning and has an understanding of emotional literacy and child psychology.
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of this rewarding role.
The Baird Primary Academy
The Baird Primary Academy offers an inclusive, nurturing and stimulating environment and has received the prestigious Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark Award. We draw out every child’s unique talents and abilities, develop their love of learning and encourage them to reach their full potential.
But we do not work alone. Parents and carers are our partners, and we work closely with them to achieve the best for their children. The Baird Primary Academy has a team of talented professionals who share the aspiration that every child succeeds.
The academy offers a creative and innovative curriculum to excite and engage all pupils. It has a published admissions number of 60 and a total capacity of 420 pupils, although there is currently an additional ‘bulge’ year group moving up through the academy. The academy also hosts a nursery for children aged from 3 years.
We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:
- Automatic annual pay increments
- High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
- A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
- Generous public sector pension scheme
- Discounts on retail & travel
- Cycle 2 Work scheme
- Charity giving
- Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage
We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools based in Sussex. Working Together, Delivering Excellence, Achieving Ambitions, and Nurturing Potential are the values that guide us. Our mission is to ‘inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best’ so we positively impact our communities we serve. We aim to create a vibrant, inclusive community, transforming lives and broadening horizons through excellent teaching and learning.
The University of Brighton is the sponsor of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Close connection with the university allows us to draw on the expertise of its education experts and external contacts – something that greatly benefits our academies and our pupils.
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
We welcome applications from all members of the community.
The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.
Find out more
To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact: email@example.com
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.