Teaching Assistant, Northamptonshire

Closing date:Expiring today

Cedar Road Primary SchoolNorthamptonshire

Date posted:
Start date: February 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,613.00 FTE
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

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

£15,613.00 FTE

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.

Caring/training/communication/persuasive/motivating/counselling skills.

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.

Our Academy

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.

Apply now

To complete our application form, please click on 'apply for job'.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.

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.



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More about Cedar Road Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Cedar Road East, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 2JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 712645
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