Teaching Assistant Level 1

Digby C of E Primary School, Church Road, Digby LN4 3LZ

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Schools - Support
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Hours per week
Contact Name
Sharon Keane
Contact Phone Number
01526 320630
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Closing Date
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Executive Headteacher: Mrs Emma Negus-Hill 

Required from APRIL 20th 2020

TEACHING ASSISTANT LEVEL 1– based at Digby Church of England School

Pay Grade G3 (£15,807- £17,419 pro rata and equated. £9.32 - £10.17 per hour)

To start on 20th April 2019.

Term time only – 39 weeks per year

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Federation in Digby CE Primary school. The federation benefits from an experienced and supportive team of teachers.

Our schools are small, friendly and successful village schools. We believe in offering an exciting and engaging curriculum and welcome teachers with a sense of fun and creativity. We are ‘small schools with wide horizons’!

We have a caring ethos and we have a supportive and friendly staff team, with well-behaved children.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed team member to join our happy and dedicated school family to provide support for the children in school. As a small school, the post will mean that you will have the opportunity to work across the whole primary phase.  

A relevant NVQ 2 is desirable, as is any recent primary school-based experience of supporting children within this age group.  The post-holder may be asked to work on a one to one basis with children or lead the learning of small groups.

As well as supporting academic learning, the role will involve nurturing the social and behavioural development of the children.

Calmness, a good sense of humour and the ability to build relationships are essential qualities.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A commitment to safeguarding
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A desire to inspire and motivate our children to reach their full potential
  • Positive and supportive relationships with staff and pupils
  • adaptable and flexible attitude! Essential in a small school!
  • Embraces collaborative working and is willing to share good practice
  • A sense of fun to learning

We can offer you:

  • A school which has a caring ethos
  • Enthusiastic, well behaved children who love to learn
  • A calm, happy and focused learning environment
  • A supportive and friendly staff team  

You are welcome to come and visit our school, by appointment.

Closing Date; 12 noon Friday 20 March 2020 

Interview Date: w/c 23rd March 2020

Digby School is federated with Dunston St Peter’s School and Nocton Community Primary School and this contract of employment may, on occasion, mean you are requested to work on our Dunston or Nocton site.

For further information and an application pack, please download from our website at http://www.spiresfederation.co.uk/Vacancies.asp

Alternatively please contact the school office on 01526 320630. Applications (we cannot accept CVs) are to be sent for the attention of Mrs E. Negus-Hill via admin@spiresfederation.co.uk  

Spires Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and safeguarding checks. References will be taken prior to interview.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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