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Teaching Assistant

Downham Feoffees Primary AcademyCambridgeshire

Downham Feoffees are looking for a level 2 Teaching Assistant to join our enthusiastic team in our lovely village school, within the supportive and successful Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust. 

This is a term time only post for 25 hours per week Salary Scale grade 2 scale 5-6.

The role will involve working closely with the teaching staff to facilitate active pupil participation in the academic and social activities of the school, and to contribute to raising standards of achievement for all pupils.

You will benefit from:

· An induction programme for all new staff

· Weekly training sessions and staff meetings to ensure effective communication

· Employee Assistance Programme to help support you in everyday life as well as career decisions

· Free tea and coffee throughout the day

· Ample on-site car parking in a city location

· As a member of the CMAT Trust, there is potential to be promoted and/or work across a number of schools in a close geographical area

You will be:

· Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

· Able to build effective working relationships with staff and students

· Able to work in partnership with students, parents, staff, governors and the wider Community

If you are interested in joining our team and have a passion for supporting education and learning, please visit our website for further details.  For informal enquiries about the role or a tour of the school please contact Jo Dyer, Finance & HR Officer.

To apply for this vacancy, please click the apply button below and if you have any queries beforehand please do not hesitate to contact us.   

The closing date is 9am, 7th December 2021.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert early if sufficient suitable candidates apply so please do apply as soon as possible.

Interviews will take place either remotely or in school subject to social distancing measures in place at that time and are likely to be held in the week beginning the 9th December 2021.

The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safeguarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. Downham Feoffees is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.

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