Cedar Road Academy is now recruiting for a Teaching Assistant. If you are an experienced Teaching Assistant, this role could be the ideal next step in your career.
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.
30 hours a week, 39 weeks a year
Salary & Benefits
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience.
Early Years Experince welcome
GCSE Grade A – C English and Maths
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.
Cedar Road Primary School has over 400 pupils aged 5-11. Over 88% of the pupils achieve Level 4 plus in Reading, writing and mathematics combined. The school was judged by Ofsted in July 2010 to be good with outstanding features in several areas, including pupils' contribution to the school and the wider community and the school's engagement with parents and carers. The school is a member of the Area Improvement Partnership in the town and feeds several secondary schools including Malcolm Arnold Academy.
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Cedar Road Primary School is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.