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Howard Primary School is on an upward trajectory with Anglian Learning!

 

We want the very best for our children and community

Are you the person to join our team?

 

Required as soon as possible Teaching Assistant (maternity cover) Level 2

 

Are you looking for a fresh challenge and do you want to make a significant difference to pupils’ happiness and success and to the development of our school community?

 

Howard Primary School is a school which has all the right ingredients to succeed and to

provide the very best for all its pupils.  The current staff and the community are committed and keen to put in place the changes that need to be made for this to happen.  The school joined

Anglian Learning on 1 April 2020 and the journey towards this inclusive vision has already started.  We are looking for staff who wish to be part of that catalyst to create a school that is an

inspiration to both the local community and the pupils. 

 

We are seeking a Teaching Assistant who can make a difference through building high quality relationships with children, staff and parents.

We are looking for someone with relevant experience who will bring enthusiasm, creativity and a commitment to children's learning. The right candidate will be adaptable, enthusiastic and highly motivated with a full commitment to our school and its aim to create a happy, successful learning environment for all pupils.

The key responsibilities of the role are assisting in teaching and in supporting a range of curriculum subjects. The successful applicant may also be required to assist in supporting children who need additional help with developing positive behaviour and support pupils with medical needs.

 

In return you will receive:

·          Commitment from Anglian Learning to support your wellbeing with Trust based benefits such as free membership to Anglian Learning Sports Centres and a Cycle to Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme

·          The opportunity for training and development utilising the programmes on offer through the Trust

·          A supportive ethos with a shared commitment to planning and working in teams both within the Academy and across the other Primary Schools within the Trust

·          An opportunity to be part of a happy and professional team who share the same values of ensuring that the best interests of children are served

·          The opportunity to research and develop practice in school improving provision and pupil outcomes

·          The opportunity to challenge current practices and to develop pro-actively future practices

·          The opportunity to make a significant impact and difference to a school, within a supportive environment and with the necessary resources.

 

 

We are looking for someone who:

·          Wants to be part of our improvement journey and is excited by the challenges and rewards of specialist nurture provision in 2020/2021.

·          Is enthusiastic, adaptable, resilient and consistent in their approach to teaching and working with children.

·          Has a commitment to raising standards by supporting all pupils to be the best they can be.

·          Is not afraid to challenge academy and Trust leaders to ensure we achieve the very best for all our pupils.

·          Has a good understanding of the primary curriculum and is confident to work with teachers to shape it to meet pupils’ wellbeing as well as their interests and needs.

 

Closing date:             Friday 22nd January 9.00am

Interviews:                 Thursday 28th and Friday 29th January

 Recruitment will be via online interview and other tasks, which will be confirmed after shortlisting.

If you would like to book a telephone conversation or to arrange a socially distanced visit to meet with the Acting Headteacher and Sophie Pullen, Assistant Headteacher SENDV, please contact khamlin@howardprimary.org or phone 01284 766278 and speak to Mrs Hamlin.

The application form and job description are available from khamlin@howardprimary.org

Applicants should include, with their application form, a short application summary letter outlining their understanding of the importance of the teaching assistant role to staff and pupils.

 Anglian Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to references and an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Description                                                                                                  

Post Title: Teaching Assistant

Based at: Howard Community Primary School  

Reporting to: Assistant Headteacher SENDV, Headteacher.

Salary within the range: TA range Level 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The role involves liaison with:

Teaching and other staff, pupils, the leadership team, relevant wider agencies and other Trust academy staff.

The job purpose is to:

Work as part of the teaching team to support the Assistant Headteacher SENDV and class teachers to facilitate the successful participation of children in the academic and social activities of the school.  

 

Improve the achievement and wellbeing of identified pupils and groups of pupils through supporting them in quality first teaching sessions, interventions and, in some instances, at break and lunch times.

 

Key Responsibilities – whole school:

 

1.   Support for children

 

  • Under the direction of the Assistant Headteacher SENDV and class teachers, lead identified activities and tasks to support pupil learning.
  • Establish and maintain supportive and nurturing relationships with individual pupils or small groups ensuring they understand and can achieve the tasks or expectations set for them.
  • Provide learning support as required for children who are vulnerable, who have with special needs and/or disabilities or where English is not their first language.
  • Contribute to the care and support given to pupils, including attending to their emotional and/or physical and medical care needs.

 

  • Support effective inclusion in the classroom, ensuring all pupils feel involved with tasks and activities and have the opportunity to develop strong self-esteem and confidence in their abilities.

 

2.     Support for the curriculum

  • Under the direction of the Assistant Headteacher SENDV and class teachers, support pupils to access and enjoy the school curriculum, including literacy and numeracy activities.
  • Work with colleagues to research and use resources that will engage pupils in their learning in particular subjects.
  • Facilitate the use of ICT in the curriculum, particularly where it can enhance and support pupils’’ learning.

 

  1. Support for teaching

 

  • Complete records and contribute to reports on pupil progress and development as required.
  • Provide information, drawn from working with pupils, to help the Assistant Headteacher SENDV and class teachers plan relevant support, activities and work tasks for pupils.
  • Contribute to creating a positive, organised and well-prepared learning culture. Supporting the preparation of materials and creation of an inspiring learning environment.
  • Contribute to the management of pupil behaviour and take control of minor situations to facilitate a calm and undisrupted learning experience.

 

  1. Support for the school

 

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all staff, parents and carers and any staff from wider agencies who work in school.
    • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment.
    • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings.
    • Provide support for school events.

 

  1. Support for Families
  • If necessary, provide support to transition pupils to start and leave school, creating a calm and stimulating environment that enables pupils to enjoy school.

Wider responsibilities

Model the policies and ethos of the school, promoting positive values, attitudes.

Contribute as and when necessary to staff meetings.

Treat all information relating to a pupil as strictly confidential, and to be aware of and comply with school policy and practice, receiving training where necessary from the school. Be a proactive member of the school safeguarding team.

Attend relevant courses and learning activities in order to update knowledge as required

Take opportunities to develop own areas of interest and expertise and to use these to advise and support others or to organise specific projects with the school and/or with colleagues across the Trust.

The duties above are neither excusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to the level of the role as required by the Assistant Headteacher SENDV or the Headteacher.

Standard Duties in all Trust Job Descriptions

  • Show a commitment to diversity, equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practices
  • Show a commitment to ensuring that children and young people learn in a safe environment
  • Participate in relevant and appropriate training and development as required.

 

Method of Working

Anglian Learning expects all staff to work effectively and co-operatively as part of a team, delivering high quality support. This requires dealing with people politely and tactfully, and in accordance with Trust guidelines, policies and procedures. The Trust expects all team members will respect confidentiality and safeguarding practices at all times.

Public Relations

Considerable importance is attached to the public relations aspect of our work. Members of the Team must project a positive image of the Trust and the Academy at all times and through all activity.

Safeguarding

Leaders of Anglian Learning and of Howard Community Primary Academy take their duty to safeguard the children and young people with whom it works seriously.

All Anglian Learning employees are required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anglian Learning and Howard Community Primary Academy                                                              

Person Specification – Teaching Assistant

  • You will be prepared to devote commitment to the job, whilst making sure that you retain enough time for your own life outside of the academy – being creative and constructive about how you do this.
  • You will demonstrate that you are proficient in your expertise and that you inspire the confidence of colleagues and parents.
  • You will be able to work productively, constructively and supportively in your role and take every opportunity to improve and develop provision for all pupils.
 

 

Person Specification

Essential / Desirable

How Identified

Section

Information

 

 

Education and Training

The Teaching Assistant must have

  • Evidence of secure qualifications in English and mathematics and a good literacy skills.
  • An excellent knowledge of school safeguarding protocols and procedures, particularly in relation to child protection and vulnerable pupils

 

Essential

Essential

 

Application

Application/ Interview

 

Desirable qualifications:

  • First Aid qualification.
  • School support staff qualification.
  • Experience of Thrive and/or Language Link.

Desirable or a willingness to gain

Application

Experience

Must have experience of:

  • Working in a school or similar context.
  • Building effective relationships with children.
  • Working effectively as part of a team.
  • Listening to, and communicating information clearly.
  • Self-evaluating personal learning needs and seek out relevant learning opportunities.

 

Essential

Essential

Essential

Essential

Application

Interview

Interview

Interview

Desirable experience:

 

  • Working as a TA in a primary environment.
  • Supporting pupils on individualised learning programmes.
  • Behaviour management strategies for pupils with complex needs.
  • Supporting children with medical needs.

 

Desirable

Desirable

Desirable

Desirable

Application

Interview

Interview

Interview

 

General and Specialist Knowledge

Must have sound knowledge and understanding of:

 

  • The importance of physical and emotional wellbeing
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, conveying information clearly and concisely in accurate spoken English.
  • The Public Equalities Duty
  • Legislation relating to confidentiality and data protection

 

Essential

Essential

Essential

Essential

 

 

Application/ Interview

Application

Application

Might also have knowledge and understanding of:

  • The SEND Code of Practice

 

 

Desirable

 

Interview

 

Personal Qualities

Must have the personal qualities

  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Confidence
  • Resilience
  • Good sense of humour
  • Ability to remain calm in difficult situations
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • A liking and respect for children and young people
  • Appropriate professional relationship with colleagues and children

Essential

Interview

 

 

Teacher of English

MPS/UPS (suitable NQT)

 

Full time

 

 

Required from September 2021

Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teacher to join us with the energy and enthusiasm needed to inspire and motivate staff and students across Key Stage 3, 4 & 5.  Ability to teach GCSE is essential.

 

You are expected to have high expectations and want to work within a school where we are ambitious for all our students whatever their abilities and where we recognise that staff development and teamwork is key to this.  

 

Vibrant working environment

Our central belief is that great schools recruit and retain great teachers and leaders. You will be joining an ambitious, vibrant and supportive working environment. You will be working with outstanding colleagues who are passionate about their subject specialism and pedagogy and who show extraordinary commitment and dedication to the young people in their care, as well as being hugely supportive of each other.

 

We offer:

  • A successful 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with a flourishing Sixth Form
  • Impressive subject facilities
  • A vibrant, supportive community with friendly colleagues and students
  • Situated in Cambridge – a centre of excellence
  • Cross-Trust developmental opportunities

 

This is an exciting time to consider joining our outstanding learning community and we look forward to receiving your application.

 

To apply for this position please download an application pack from the school website www.netherhall.org or contact Martyna Rownicka, HR Administrator on mrownicka@netherhallschool.org

      

Only application forms with a covering letter accepted

 

Application deadline – Thursday 21 January 2021

 

 

The school has a clear commitment to Child Protection and Safeguarding Children.  All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Head of

Mathematics

Salary to include TLR 1b £10205

  Permanent

Full Time - required from September 2021

 

Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for a proven Head of Department or suitably experienced in department to lead a strong faculty in our successful school.  We are seeking a team member who wishes to make a significant contribution, not only in their Faculty but also within the leadership of the wider school. This is an exciting time to lead this successful faculty.

 

The candidate must:

  • have high expectations
  • Want to work within a school where we are ambitious for all our students whatever their abilities and where we recognise that staff development and teamwork is paramount.

 

As Netherhall School is part of The Anglian Learning Trust, there is the potential for wider career opportunities and development should the applicant be interested.

 

Vibrant working environment

Our central belief is that great schools recruit and retain great teachers and leaders. You will be joining an ambitious, vibrant and supportive working environment. You will be working with outstanding colleagues who are passionate about their subject specialism and pedagogy and who show extraordinary commitment and dedication to the young people in their care, as well as bring hugely supportive of each other.

 

We offer:

  • A successful 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with a flourishing Sixth Form
  • Impressive subject facilities
  • A vibrant, supportive community with friendly colleagues and students
  • Situated in Cambridge – a centre of excellence
  • Cross Trust developmental opportunities

 

This is an exciting time to consider joining our outstanding learning community and we look forward to receiving your application.

 

To apply for this position please download an application pack from the school website www.netherhall.org or contact Martyna Rownicka, HR Administrator on mrownicka@netherhallschool.org

 

Only application forms with a covering letter accepted.

 

Application deadline – Thursday 21 January 2021 at midday

 

 

The school has a clear commitment to Child Protection and Safeguarding Children. 

All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

PA to the Principal & HR Officer

 

Full Time: 37 hours per week

(52 weeks)

 

 

Salary scale 6

£24982 - £27041

 

Required for April 2021

 

We are looking for someone enthusiastic and hard working to work as part of the Admin team, providing a comprehensive and fully confidential PA service to the Principal, supporting the school in achieving its aims and objectives by leading the school administrative team to ensure effective administration is provided across the school and working closely with the Anglian Learning Director of HR to provide HR administration, support and advice to staff, liaising with the school’s Finance team and the school’s HR and payroll adviser (EPM Ltd)

 

 

To apply; please download an application pack from the school website www.netherhall.org or contact Martyna Rownicka, HR Administrator

 Direct dial 01223 868683 or email mrownicka@netherhallschool.org 

                     

Only application forms accompanied with a covering letter will be considered

CV’s not accepted

Please ensure that your letter addresses the accompanying job description and person specification for this position.

 

Closing date: Thursday 21st January 2020 at midday.  

 

The school has a clear commitment to Child Protection and Safeguarding Children.

All appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Check.

 

Sawston Village College

New Road, Sawston, Cambridge, CB22 3BP

Tel: 01223 712777 www.sawstonvc.org

comprehensive academy, NOR: 1080

Principal: Mr J P Russell

Required for September 2021

ENGLISH TEACHER

Full Time

MPS/UPS: £25,714-£41,604

Sawston Village College is a high-achieving, successful 11-16 academy, with a reputation for rigour in teaching and learning, outstanding pupil behaviour and inclusive, caring values. We are listed as the sixth best school without a sixth form in the UK (The Sunday Times, 2020). A founding member of the Anglian Learning group of schools, we are situated just outside the beautiful city of Cambridge, offering first class professional development opportunities to our staff and a supportive, friendly environment in which to work.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and inspirational teacher to share their love of English with our pupils. This post will provide the successful applicant with a wealth of opportunities to develop their classroom practice and career, and applications are welcomed from newly qualified teachers as well as those with more experience.

To find out more about this role, please download an application form and information pack from our website at www.sawstonvc.org. Applications must be submitted on the College’s application form. CVs will not be accepted. Requests for flexibility in working arrangements/patterns will be considered.

Closing date: Friday 22 January 2021 at 9.00 am

Interviews: Tuesday 2 February 2021

Anglian Learning is 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. Therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. We welcome applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

Fen Ditton Community Primary School

Horningsea Road Fen Ditton Cambridge CB5 8SZ

Telephone 01223 292342 Fax 01223 294790

E-mail: office@fendittonprimary.org

Headteacher: Mr Mark Askew

VACANCY

TEACHING ASSISTANT- TEMPORARY

Teaching Assistant – to start asap until 21st July 2021, 9 hours per week, Term time only

The post will be paid at Scale 5 (FTE £19312, Annual Pro Rata £4436.73, £2389 for two terms)

We will accept flexible working requests.

The role will be to support teaching and learning across the school. This will include targeted support

within a whole class setting, the delivery of interventions within and outside of the classroom, as well

as some 1:1 work. Experience of supporting pupils in the Early Years and with SEND would be

desirable but not essential. The role will also include lunch time working to support pupils during this

period of the day.

The hours would be from 12.30 to 15:30 on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Accountable to the SENCO/Deputy Head teacher.

For an application form, job description or further details, please email/call the office or look on our

school website.www.fenditton.cambs.sch.uk, school email address: office@fendittonprimary.org

We can offer:

- Commitment to your professional development

- Enthusiastic and hardworking children

- A friendly, hardworking staff team

- A strong school and multi academy trust community

- Committed to your wellbeing

Fen Ditton Primary School is firmly committed to the principles of equality and diversity in both

employment and the delivery of services.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All staff and

volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

The offer of employment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including the right to

work in the UK. Disclosure and Barring Service, medical checks and two satisfactory references.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13th January 2021 at 12:00 (noon)

Interviews will take place within 5 days of the closing deadline.

Science Teacher at Joyce Frankland Academy

Job Description

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Literacy and Numeracy Intervention Lead

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anglian Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment.

Site                               Linton Village College

Grade                           Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Level 4)

Hours of work            32.5 hours per week, term time only

Core hours of work are 8.15 am to 3.15 pm Monday to Friday including a 30 minute unpaid lunch break

Responsible to           SENCo / Head of Maths / Literacy Co-ordinator

Job purpose             To work under the guidance of the SENCo, Literacy Co-ordinator and Head of Maths to implement agreed programmes for identified students’ to further support their literacy and numeracy skills and to complement the professional work of classroom teachers. This will involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for Core Literacy and Numeracy classes, monitoring their progress and assessing, recording and reporting on students’ achievement. This could include those needing specialist knowledge in particular areas and providing training to other team members.

Key responsibilities

Support for learners

  • Lead the planning and delivery of Core Literacy and Numeracy lessons, using assessment strategies and providing feedback to pupils and parents.
  • Work with individuals and groups of pupils when directed and to monitor and review the impact of specific programmes being used as part of the SEND Department Assess, Plan, Do, Review process.
  • Increase pupils’ confidence, self-esteem, attendance and standards of achievement.
  • Support the development and monitoring of effective reading interventions for pupils with weaker reading skills.
  • Contribute to literacy and numeracy specific information and strategies on Student Passports and provide up to date targets and assessment results for literacy and numeracy intervention pupils.
  • Provide specialist learning support (SPLD, ASD, ADHD, SLCN) requiring in depth knowledge and experience, to children with severe and specific SEND, particularly pupils with an EHCP.
  • Support the early identification and support of pupils with literacy and numeracy difficulties.
  • Follow the advice of outside agencies, e.g. EP, speech therapists, specialist teachers, together with the pupil to devise strategies to support the pupil in the classroom.
  • Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement self-reliance.
    Support for the curriculum
  • Deliver learning activities to pupils focussing on literacy needs, adjusting activities according to pupil need, taking into account the pupil’s interests and cultural background.
  • To work with the Lead English Literacy Co-ordinator, SENCo and Head of Maths to extend literacy and numeracy across the curriculum, providing advice and guidance to teaching and support staff.
  • Use ICT effectively to support learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.
  • Monitor the impact of interventions on a termly basis in collaboration and record progress and attainment; adjusting groups and teaching strategies as appropriate.
  • Provide targeted literacy and numeracy intervention to enhance learning and improve attainment.

Support for the teacher

  • Complete reports on pupil progress and give regular feedback regarding pupil progress, achievements and difficulties.  Provide objective and accurate feedback supported by appropriate evidence.
  • Communicate with subject teachers to discuss and agree support strategies, differentiation and targeted intervention using specialist knowledge of SEND, such as dyslexia and dyscalculia.
  • Organise the learning environment and develop appropriate resources as required.
  • Liaise effectively with parents/carers and participate in feedback sessions/parent consultation evenings.

Support for the school

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff and parents/carers.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings/parents evenings/training days when relevant.
  • Support the delivery of training to staff in the development of literacy and numeracy across the curriculum and specific SEND.
  • Administer and assess routine tests and invigilate/act as a reader/scribe in exams, both internal and external.
  • Assist in the reviewing of EHCPs.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures related to child protection and safeguarding, health and safety, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to the appropriate person.
  • Contribute to the aims and ethos of the school.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment.
  • Contribute to pastoral supervision or other required duties.
  • Complete any other tasks at the request of the Director of Inclusion or Principal.
    Knowledge/skills
  • Ability to plan, prepare and deliver effective actions for pupils at risk of underachieving with their literacy and numeracy skills.
  • An understanding of SEND which impacts literacy skills that are proven to support pupil progress.
  • A working knowledge of SEND Code of Practice.
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.
 

 

Person Specification

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Literacy and Numeracy Intervention Lead

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anglian Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment.

Education

Essential

Desirable

Educated to GCSE Level with a good standard of literacy and general education

ü

 

GCSE grade C+/ 4+ in English and Maths

ü

 

School support staff qualification

 

ü

 

Experience

Essential

Desirable

Experience of working in a school or college context

ü

 

Experience of working in a classroom

ü

 

Working knowledge of SEND Code of Practice

ü

 

An understanding of SEND which impacts literacy skills that are proven to support pupil progress

ü

 

 

Personal Qualities

Essential

Desirable

Professional Qualities

Essential

Desirable

A high level of organisational ability

ü

 

Ability to work well with other colleagues

ü

 

Ability to communicate effectively with staff and pupils

ü

 

Ability to learn quickly

ü

 

Ability to work independently

ü

 

Maintain confidentiality

ü

 

An interest in education

ü

 

Ability to use ICT to support learning

 

ü

Flexibility in relation to tasks carried out

ü

 

Ability to self-evaluate personal learning needs and actively seek out learning opportunities

ü

 

Able to converse at ease with members of the public (i.e. staff, pupils, parents/carers), answer questions and provide advice in accurate spoken English

ü

 

Ability to plan, prepare and deliver effective actions for pupils at risk of underachieving with their literacy skills

ü

 

A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

ü

 

Energy and enthusiasm

ü

 

Confidence

ü

 

Resilience

ü

 

Good sense of humour?

ü

 

Ability to remain calm in difficult situations

ü

 

Ability to work as part of a team

ü

 

Excellent attendance and punctuality – organisation skills?

ü

 

A liking and respect for young people

ü

 

Appropriate professional relationship with colleagues and children

ü

 

 

November 2020

 

 

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