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Teaching Assistant - Warren Wood Primary Academy - Term Time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-182-S
  • Posted:14/11/2022
  • Pay:NJC Grade D2 points 4-11 - £15,509 - £17,451
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:01/12/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Teaching Assistant and Positive Play Worker (PPW)

Required: December 2022

NJC Grade D2 points 4-11 £15,509 – £17,451 per annum including PPW

21,189 - £24,054 FTE)

Hours: 32.5 hours, term time only

Location: Warren Wood Primary Academy, Rochester

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated teaching assistant/positive play worker to join our established team providing support at Warren Wood Primary Academy. The successful applicant must be able to build relationships, have a positive outlook and the ability to try different approaches when needed, able to demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills and show initiative when working with different adults and children.  The role will involve following a programme of support clearly defined by the SENCO and work alongside teaching and other appropriate staff dependent on the nature of the particular needs of the pupils.

Warren Wood Primary Academy, part of the Skills for Life Trust, is designated by the Local Authority as a co-located specialist provision for speech and language needs. The Evergreen Centre is included within the main Warren Wood School building and has the same Headteacher and Governing Body as the main school.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions. As part of the Skills for Life Trust you will be involved in collaborative working across the primary and secondary settings.

In 2019, Ofsted graded the school as 'Good' in all areas. 

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Care First – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • Flexible working
  • Timetabled and purposeful CPD
  • Secure car parking
  • Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

Please check out this video for more information about Warren Wood Primary Academy:

https://youtu.be/w3SVDIsUDes

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you.

The Skills for Life Trust is commitment to safeguarding.  All of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

www.sflt.org.uk

Closing Date: 1st December 2022.  We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.