Start date: 1 September 2021
Where possible interviews will be held on site within our schools and we will adhere to our current Covid policy for external visitors. Otherwise interviews will be held remotely by Teams or Skype.
Working pattern: four days per week, 8.15am - 3.15pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break. Work days can be discussed at the interview.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Teaching Assistant to join the team at the Kenyngton Manor Primary School.
This role supports the teacher in assisting with the planning, preparation, and development of work programmes for individuals and groups of pupils. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills with a commitment to helping.
The successful candidate should have basic numeracy and literacy e.g. through GCSE qualification in English and maths or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level.
Kenyngton Manor Primary School is a two-form entry with a PAN of 60. We have approximately 400 pupils aged 2-11, this includes the part-time pre-school and nursery provision. There are 200 children in the infants including our reception classes and 170 children in the junior department. The nursery/pre-school provisions offers children and families a stimulating, well-resourced base in which to prepare for school readiness. We have excellent facilities, well equipped classrooms and well maintained outdoor play areas. The average class size is 26 and staff work in year group teams to collaboratively plan and deliver high quality lessons. Teaching assistants are highly skilled and play a critical role is supporting teachers and play a critical role in securing outstanding progress in pupils’ learning.
THPT can offer:
- An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.
- Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes.
- Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions.
- Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards.
Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.