Full Time Teaching Assistant KS2

Calveley Primary Academy are looking to appoint a new member of staff to our small and friendly school team. We require a Learning Support Assistant to work in KS2. There would be an opportunity, if you so wish, to also support after school club. Hours of which could be additional and agreed.

We would welcome someone with experience of working in a primary school setting, and with children with specific educational needs. However, key considerations are that we appoint a person who is caring, kind and can form strong relationships with individual children. Furthermore, can ensure a calm and positive approach, has excellent verbal communication skills and who can create stimulating and learning opportunities!

We are looking for an inspiring individual who will help provide our pupils with the support they need, the ability to adapt learning to ensure it is memorable and engaging.

Key strengths must include:

  • confident yet calm and patient demeanour
  • the ability to work as part of a team
  • work closely and productively with the class teacher
  • positive, flexible, and encouraging approach
  • have high expectations
  • ability to form positive, professional relationships with parents.
  • understanding inclusive practice to meet the needs of pupils
  • sense of humour and kindness
  • Calveley Primary Academy places the highest priority on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes. The holder of this post will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act . The successful candidate will be subject to the relevant checks and enhanced DBS. Candidates will be required to present proof of identify and two references prior to interview.

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.