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Teaching Assistant Level 1

Location
Salisbury Road, Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4 7DD
College
Cuddington Community Primary School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
FTE £18,328-£19,288. £13,075-£13,760pa pro rata
Posted
29th November 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
7th January 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
1291129
Start date
As soon as possible
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About us

Our reflective and skilled staff and wonderful students make Cuddington Community Primary School a rewarding and invigorating place to work. Our exceptional staff care about our pupils and really do ‘Bring out the Best’ in everyone.

The inclusive community values which are so important to us mean that you will be well supported by both your colleagues and the Senior Leadership Team. We pride ourselves on the high-quality professional development and career progression opportunities available to all our colleagues, and we work hard to ensure that staff wellbeing and workload are central to our approach. Our colleagues also thrive on their commitment to our wide range of extra-curricular activities, including being one of the largest Duke of Edinburgh centres in the country.

Job Description

Working Pattern: Monday To Friday, 8.45am To 3:15pm With A 30 Minute Unpaid Lunch Break. Fixed term until July 2023

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join the team at Cuddington Community Primary School.

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 

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations. 

The Howard Partnership Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. 

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement. 

Essential Criteria

Key qualifications and experience:

The candidate will be able to demonstrate basic numeracy and literacy, e.g. through GCSE qualification in English and Maths or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level.

• Able to work towards Vocational Qualifications Level 2 or have specialist skills in a relevant field.

• Working knowledge of relevant skill set, systems, equipment, processes and procedures.

• Competent in a range of IT tools.

• May be required to undertake manual handling and physically demanding work.

• Ability to apply relevant health and safety, equality and diversity, and other School policies and procedures.

• Ability to work with others to provide excellent customer service

• Ability to communicate clearly.

• Accuracy and ability to prioritise and organise own workload.

Values and Behaviours

We are a values-based organisation and seek to recruit individuals who can demonstrate our values.

Our values will be assessed through the selection process, so we ask all applicants when providing their supporting statement to also incorporate not only how they meet the essential criteria for the role but to also demonstrate our values.

Our values are:

Integrity - displaying honesty and having strong moral principles

Partnership - working together and taking collective ownership to achieve the same goals

Advocacy - working hard on behalf of others to maximise their success

Resilience - finding success again after something difficult or negative has happened

Compassion - displaying empathy towards and a desire to help others

Aspiration - aiming high to achieve success

Please ensure your supporting statement reflects our Values

SAFEGUARDING AND FURTHER INFORMATION

The successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. In making your application, it is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.

Attachments

Safeguarding Statement:

Cuddington Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Cuddington Community Primary School

Cuddington Community Primary School

Part of The Howard Partnership Trust

The Howard Partnership Trust