Teaching Assistants

Job advert

Are you passionate about teaching and learning? Are you deeply committed to releasing every child’s potential and determined to make a difference every day? Maybe you are new to the profession and are looking to be part of highly motivated and supportive team to help develop and grow your knowledge within Early Years.


Job Title: Teaching Assistants (2 positions)

Salary: Grade 3 £15,424 - £16,052 (full time equivalant £18,065- £18,800)

Working Hours: 37 hours per week, term time only

Closing Date: 20 October 2019

Interview Date: 7 November 2019


The successful applicant will have good literacy and numeracy skills, the ability to put into practice effective behaviour management strategies and a commitment to helping all of our children be happy and successful within a fully inclusive learning environment. As well as being a cooperative team member, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate initiative in their approach. A good understanding of how to support learning in literacy and numeracy, in line with the new National Curriculum, is expected. 


In return we can offer you:

  • A school who will allow you to be creative and support your professional development
  • Enthused, well equipped and well behaved children
  • A competitive employment package
  • Forward thinking, nurturing approaches that encourage you to take risks in your own career progression
  • A network of partnership schools within DALP and the support and opportunities this provides
  • An audience for your ideas and support for the pursuit of your work related interests


The successful candidate will also be expected to promote the academy and DALP positively and develop good working relationships. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.


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