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Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Kelvin Grove Primary School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/09/2021 23:59
Grade E 30 hours a week. £20,493 - £21,748 (SCP8 - 11)Pro rata to Term Time Only and Hours of work. (£14,211 - £15,558 - depending on length of service). Temporary to cover
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Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Kelvin Grove Primary School
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Job details 

Closing date:
16 Sep

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This job is closed for applications.

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The governors of our friendly, inclusive and high-achieving school are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant Level 3 to join the Key Stage 2 team. You will also support teachers with resources, planning and creating a highly stimulating learning environment which provides rich, varied and imaginative experiences. This will be achieved through small group work and by providing in-class support.

We can offer you a supportive environment in a highly multi-cultural school that is busy and lively. The staff are skilled and resilient, and everyone is strongly committed to working in partnership with parents and carers to ensure the very best provision and experience for every child. The children are enthusiastic, friendly and responsive. The school enjoyed a successful Ofsted in December 2017 during which we were graded ‘Good’.

The ideal candidate will have a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or above.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:

• A solid understanding of the Key Stage 2 curriculum and ethos
• High expectations of children’s learning and behaviour
• Excellent classroom practice
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• The ability to lead and work collaboratively as a member of a team
• Energy, enthusiasm and a good sense of humour
• A commitment to work in close partnership with parents and carers

Kelvin Grove Primary School's vision is "Achieving Success Together" and we are strongly committed to working in partnership with parents and carers to ensure the best provision for every child. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to support this.

Please apply online at www.gateshead.gov.uk.

Safeguarding children has the highest priority in our school and the appointment process will be rigorous in this matter. If successful you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure. Please note that all references will be taken up prior to interview. Please provide both an email address and contact number for all referees on your application form.

We regret that due to the high number of applications that we receive, we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants. All short-listed applicants will be contacted by school via email within 2 weeks of the closing date.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification to complete your application.

“Salary amounts quoted are from the 1 September to 31 August and therefore if you commence employment part way through the academic year they are subject to an equated salary adjustment”

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