Teaching Assistant Level 2
Job Title: Teaching Assistant Level 2
Location: Beanfield Primary School
Salary: BWT Grade 2, Point 4- full time equivalent £18,050- £18, 250, Pro rota’d- £13,620
Hours per week / Weeks per year: 32.5 hours per week, Monday- Friday 8.30am- 3.30pm. 39 weeks, Term time plus 5 training days
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 are looking for an enthusiastic, resilient and committed individual to provide dedicated 1:1 support for a child with an Educational Health Care Plan in KS1, on a fixed term basis. This child has complex needs and can present with some challenging behaviour and can find the classroom routines and activities a challenge. You will be provided with support and training to help work alongside them. The role requires an assertive, yet nurturing individual with a passion for ensuring the child feels valued and included within their class. You will be joining our professional and skilled team of Teaching Assistants and will be working in partnership with our fabulous teachers and support staff to provide high quality support for pupils in their school journey.
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.
If you are the lucky person who acquires the role, you will work together with a team of passionate pupils and staff within our KS1 department. You may also provide support to individuals and small groups of pupils, making learning meaningful, child centred and fun. Recognising and removing barriers to pupils’ learning is essential in this role to ensure that they can access the curriculum.
You will have a unique opportunity to grow your own career, while every day sharing your time with pupils and staff who are committed to improving the life chances and wellbeing of 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 BPSHR@beanfieldprimary.org
Alternatively if you like to quickly express your interest and have one of our colleagues get back to you, please follow the link below to submit your details - successful shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited to complete a safer-recruitment application form prior to interview.
Expression of Interest Form - Complete Here
Closing date: 21st June 2021
Interview date: W/C 28th June 2021
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.
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 working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.