TA with HLTA cover, Cheam

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Cuddington Croft Primary SchoolCheam

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: see advert
Contract term: Permanent

Cuddington Croft are looking for an outstanding Teaching Assistant to work with a committed team of professionals.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to play a key role in supporting class teachers to deliver high quality teaching and learning and with children's development and welfare.

The successful candidate will work alongside the class teachers during the morning to support children in accessing an engaging curriculum (paid at TA rate). For 3 afternoons the candidate will be required to cover classes throughout the school to allow teachers to be released for PPA time (paid at HLTA rate) and for the 2 afternoons, to work with small groups of SEN children (paid at TA rate). 

The successful candidate will be paid a pro rata salary based on a FTE salary range of £16,497 - £19,974 for teaching assistant duties.  For HLTA cover this would be paid at pro-rata salary based on a FTE salary range of £21,253 - £24,387.  This would be dependent on experience and number of hours. 

Contract: Term time and permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody to develop within a growing Multi Academy Trust, with great job training opportunities and the chance to support children in a range of teaching and learning activities.   

For those of you who are not familiar with the school, Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school catering for 3 to 11 year olds, with just under 500 children on role. We are a very well-resourced school, having the benefit of an indoor swimming pool, a playing field and numerous IT and curriculum based resources. 

We can offer:

• A supportive and approachable team. 

• Continuous personal development through our tailored CPD programme. 

• An exciting chance to assist in the educational progression of young children. 

• Job satisfaction. 

• Recognition of previous school continuous service. 

The ideal candidate will be able to:

• Assist in preparing the classroom, and maintain the learning resources and environment.

• Assist in planning activities and preparing materials to help the children access the curriculum.

• Lead and support class, group and individual activities, indoors and outdoors, including during teachers PPA time.

• Assist in monitoring children's progress, assessing achievement and recording results and observations and sharing outcomes with the class teacher. 

Interview date:  Thursday 18th October

We would love you to come and visit us to get a better flavour for life at Cuddington Croft and meet our wonderful children and friendly team! Please call the school office on 020-8642-4325 to arrange an appointment.

As a Trust, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds and from educators seeking flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. 

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place. 

Safeguarding Statement:

Cuddington Croft Primary School 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. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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More about Cuddington Croft Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: West Drive, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86424325
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Cuddington Croft is an all-through 2 Form Surrey Primary School for children aged 3-11 years, including the Nursery Unit. The school is situated in West Drive, Cheam, within a pleasant, residential area in the Borough of Epsom and Ewell. We are signi...