Cedar Road Primary School Academy is now recruiting for a Temp to Permanent Teaching Assistant (1:1 support). This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
Cedar Road Primary School is a successful, oversubscribed primary school in the Abington area of Northampton. We want all of our pupils to feel valued, confident and excited about their learning. Every pupil has the opportunity to succeed and challenge themselves to become the best they can be. We aim to nurture our children to enjoy a lifelong love of learning and to help them become thoughtful and caring members of the community. As part of the David Ross Education Trust, we provide a wide range of opportunities and experiences for our children. As well as striving for academic excellence, we want our pupils to find and develop new talents and interests.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
About the role
To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.
Salary & Benefits
£18,065 pro rata (Actual £13875.52) for 32.5 hours per week – term time only
Access to generous Local Government Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience.
GCSE Grade A – C English and Maths or equivalent
Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.
Motivation to work with children and young people.
Good numeracy/literacy skills.
Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age.
Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme
Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy
Effective use of ICT to support learning
Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier
General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies.
Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
Ability to relate well to children and adults
Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.