Temporary 1:1 Teaching Assistant, Coventry

Closing date:

Hill Farm Primary SchoolCoventry

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3- £16,123 - £18,070 per annum (£13,488 - £15,117 pa, pro rata to hours and weeks worked)
Contract term: Temporary

Temporary for one year in the first instance.
8:20am - 4:00pm (35.83 hours per week) term time only plus teacher training days

We are looking to appoint two Teaching Assistants, to work 1:1 with a small number of pupils, as part of our friendly and hardworking team. Our support staff team is integral to the school’s vision to ensure that all children achieve their full potential in all aspects of school life and you would be part of our drive to achieve an outstanding quality of education for every child.

You will perform a key role in supporting children’s learning in all its aspects. With the support of the team you will work directly with designated pupils, prepare resources, deliver interventions and support the children on a 1:1 basis enabling the children to blossom and grow into confident, capable, independent and successful learners.

The successful candidates will have:

  • Experience of working with children across the primary age range, ideally including in reception as the designated children will be in reception
  • Recent experience of working with SEN pupils.
  • Knowledge and understanding of child development.
  • A desire to further develop their skills.
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills.
  • An approachable and resilient attitude
  • A passion for supporting children to be the best they can be.

As a large, three form entry primary school working as part of a multi-academy trust, we can offer:

  • High quality, ongoing professional development as part of the Castle Phoenix Multi-Academy Trust and Teaching School Alliance;
  • Supportive, friendly and hardworking staff team who are united in their drive to achieve the very best outcomes for every child;
  • Friendly, happy and well-behaved children who are keen and eager to learn.

You will have access to an excellent support network through our hardworking, committed staff and continuous professional development during your time with us. All Teaching Assistants benefit from fortnightly training related to their role in school as well as access to CPD opportunities beyond the school.

These posts would suit an experienced Teaching Assistant or someone looking to enter teaching. Graduates seeking school-based experience prior to applying for a PGCE or School Direct opportunity are welcome to apply.

If this is the role you have been looking for, then come and see us in action and find out more about what this role can offer. If you would like to discuss this post further or arrange a school visit, please contact Laura Greenacre, HR Officer by email at HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk. Visits to the school prior to application are strongly encouraged and will be warmly welcomed.

Application packs are available to download below or by email from Emma Over, Trust HR Director, HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk  Completed forms are returnable to Emma Over via email on HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk.

Closing date: 9:00am on Monday 25 September 2017.


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More about Hill Farm Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Foster Road, Radford, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 3BL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7659 5455
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