32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Grade: 4 NJC Scale Points 8 - 11
Salary: £24,715- £26,075 Full Time Equivalent
Actual Salary: *£19,978 - £21,078 Pro-rata
Our new school opened its doors in September 2017 with two reception classes and the school is growing, year on year; to date we have Reception through to Year 3 children and from September 2021 will have Year 4 pupils.
City of London Primary Academy Islington is part of the City of London Academies Trust and situated in the heart of one of the most vibrant areas of Islington. The school is the newest primary to join the family of highly successful City schools, where pupils have achieved Outstanding results, ranking the City of London Academies Trust and City of London as the top performing academies chain in the country for pupil progress. Our School was judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted in December 2019 in all categories.
Are you an ambitious and highly effective teaching assistant, determined to make a difference to children’s life chances? If so, come and join the dedicated team at the City of London Primary Academy Islington and help our children to be the best they can be. An excellent start to education has far reaching implications for a child’s future success and so we seek an exceptional and enthusiastic teaching assistant who is able to nurture, inspire and challenge curious minds through high quality interactions with young children. As a teaching assistant, part of your role will be to deliver a range of high quality interventions including phonics, early reading, writing and maths.
If you have high expectations of what young children can accomplish, commitment and flexibility in taking on this new and exciting challenge then we would love to hear from you.
The successful candidate will work with enthusiasm, flexibility and a warm and nurturing manner.
This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the COLPAI vision and to support the development of an Outstanding school. As part of the City of London Academies Trust, we offer our staff excellent CPD opportunities and support through our network of world-class professionals and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme. Applications are invited from candidates who have excellent interpersonal skills and the dedication and enthusiasm to be part of a thoroughly committed team. Our school benefits from wonderful children, engaged parents and a supportive working environment.
If you are enthusiastic, motivated and keen to work with a dedicated team of professionals, we would love to hear from you.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.colpai.org.uk. Application forms should be submitted on the TES website by the closing date https://www.tes.com. Candidates should in no more than two sides of A4, provide an accompanying letter explaining why you are applying for this post and how your experience, skills, training and personal qualities match the requirements of the role as set out in the job description and person specification.
Closing date for applications is: Noon Friday 4th June 2021
Interviews will take place on Friday 11th June 2021
City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.
The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.
City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.
The City of London Primary Academy, Islington
- Mainstream school with state - free school funding
- Primary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 2 - 11 years
The City of London Primary Academy Islington (COLPAI) is a brand-new school opening in September 2017, offering 60 Reception places. The school will grow, year on year, to reach its full complement of 420 pupils by 2024. For the first two years, COLP...