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Teaching Assistant with Daily Lunchtime Supervision

Foxborough Primary SchoolSlough

Every school within Pioneer Educational Trust will provide an outstanding education to all children and young people. In a post-pandemic world, this means preparing children and young people to thrive at intrapersonal, interpersonal, societal and global levels. Through an exceptional curriculum, strong pastoral systems and meaningful personal development, our learners’ experience will be inclusive, relational and empowering.

Pioneer Educational Trust will continue to be the employer of choice as a result of its commitment to professional development for all colleagues, a positive and enriching working environment and outstanding leadership development opportunities underpinned by the vertical leadership principles. Coupled with a systematic approach to school improvement, the trust will provide high support and high challenge to enable all to flourish and be fulfilled.

Our community will be knowledgeable and empowered taking principled action in service to others. As such, we will continue to lead ethically demonstrating a commitment to outward-facing work with our local, national and international educational communities. Our mission is grounded on four core values which our schools embrace: 

• we pioneer: by preparing the way for others to follow, we transcend barriers through aspiration, merit and risk. Pioneer engenders determination, commitment and responsibility to better society through education and learning, never accepting mediocrity 

• we inspire collaboration: we believe in working in partnership. In a culture of high trust and intelligent risk-taking, collaboration exists at all levels and between all stakeholders 

• we invest intelligently: by providing high-quality professional development for all staff and a positive and enriching work environment. We provide high support and challenge that enables all colleagues to flourish 

• we drive equality: providing equal access to an outstanding education is central to the aims of the Trust. The Trust champions the vulnerable and disadvantaged, breaking down barriers to learning.

In return, we can offer you: 

• well-resourced facilities and the necessary IT equipment 

• fantastic communities of staff and students 

• benefits which include an employee assistance programme, access to a free, annual seasonal flu vaccination, an extensive range of retail discounts, training and development opportunities 

• Additional time to facilitate professional development and collaborative working

We are looking for staff who have the appropriate personal characteristics, experience, knowledge and skills in order that they can provide flexible support in EYFS, KS1 or KS2. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the classroom teacher to develop and deliver an individual programme of learning within the classroom setting and also for specific children.  Duties will include:

• Work one-to-one or with small groups of pupils

• Support pupils with learning difficulties or disabilities

• Support pupils with English as a second language

• Prepare the classroom for lessons

• Help on school outings or at school events

The Trust offers free refreshments to staff during the school day. The Trust also provides an Employee Assistance Programme to all staff within the Trust Schools. Through this, staff can access support and advice on any number of things such as wellbeing, work-related issues, housing, family, financial and legal support. There is also an employee benefit scheme which offers savings and discounts across a number of well-known retailers and services. Staff across the Trust can also receive a free, annual flu vaccination. The Trustees are also active in recognising years of service for staff. Service is designed to reward loyalty to the school and recognises those who have accrued between 3 and 30 years of service.

Other benefits include:

• Free onsite parking

• Lunch for staff offered at cost price

• Enhanced employer pension contributions

• Enhanced leave of absence policy

• Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave schemes

• Corporate eye care scheme

• Enhanced parental bereavement package

• Travel to work loans

• Additional time to facilitate professional development and collaborative working

Hours: Term time (38 weeks) plus 2 days, 32.75 hours per week 8.30am to 3.45 Monday to Friday including one 15 minute break duty per week  (4 x 15 minute breaks, unpaid)

30 min lunch duty (during the student lunch hour); Monday to Friday paid at the Pioneer lunchtime supervision rate of £20.00 per hour

This is a fixed term post to July 2022

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