Teaching Assistant Level 1
Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.
Job Title: Teaching Assistant Level 1
Location: Beanfield Primary School
Salary: Grade 1 equivalent to a full time equivalent salary £19,254
Pro rata salary:
- 12.5hrs- £5,587
- 25hrs- £11,175
- 32.5hrs- £14,528
Hours per week / Weeks per year: 12.5, 25 & 32.5 hours per week (working schedule to be agreed at interview), 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 training days). Please state your preference on your application.
About Beanfield Primary School
Beanfield is a continuously improving school, on an exciting journey to becoming Outstanding. “Nurturing the citizens of tomorrow” is the core ethos of our school and we benefit from being a valued member of the Brooke Weston Trust, which gives us the opportunity to work alongside many different schools within the local community and further afield.
We have the opportunity to appoint three individuals to join our professional and skilled team of Teaching Assistants on a 1 year fixed term contract. You will be working in partnership with our fabulous teachers and support staff to provide high quality support for pupils within our Special Provision. If you are the person who takes this role, you will work within a team of driven, passionate professionals, who each day provide high quality, personalised care and attention to all children within the Specialist Provision. We benefit from being a valued member of the Brooke Weston Trust, which provides opportunities to collaborate with other specialist provisions and the wider community.
If you can demonstrate a passion for ensuring children with special educational needs are not left behind, and instead given the opportunities to thrive and become independent learners. Then this role for you!
As a member of staff at Beanfield Primary, we can offer you the following:
- Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects
- Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching School
- The support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
- A freshly prepared hot or cold lunch each day
- Access to a school laptop and the latest technology throughout the school
- Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers, CPC Drive New car scheme
- A dedicated staff social committee, with the purpose of creating a positive work life balance and ensuring our staff wellbeing is a key priority for all.
About Brooke Weston Trust
Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.
Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.
We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.
To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.
How to Apply
If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!
To apply for the job straight away, please complete a copy of the application form included below and return to firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively post your application to;
Miss Donna Martin, Beanfield Primary School, Farmstead Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 0LJ
Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.
A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection
The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy
Closing date: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Interview date: W/C 4th July 2022
Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.