Required for: September 2022
Deadline to apply: Noon, Friday 1 July 2022
Interviews: week beginning 4 July 2022
Contract type: Term Time Only, full time (tbc), Permanent and 1 year Fixed Term
Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Do you have experience of, and enthusiasm for, working with children in Primary School? We want to appoint a well-qualified, perhaps experienced Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our team at Van Gogh Primary School.
This challenging and varied role is ideal for anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the lives of children by supporting the class teacher to provide a stimulating learning environment. If you are have the skills and experience to build constructive relationships and work proactively with children to improve outcomes, this opportunity could be perfect for you. The successful applicant will join a talented and hardworking staff team, supported by a Headteacher and Governors who are committed to fostering a culture of teamwork, collaboration and professional growth.
The successful candidate will:
Be passionate about improving children’s’ outcomes
Be able to work as part of a team to identify and plan the support needed to address issues and prevent problems from escalating
Be good at establishing positive and constructive relationships with pupils and families
Have flexibility, resilience, adaptability and commitment to work as part of a team
Be a great communicator with good interpersonal skills
Have experience of maintaining accurate and up-to-date observations
An enthusiastic and highly skilled team of adults
Terrific resources and school facilities
A commitment to on-going professional development
A genuine commitment to ensure a respectful work life balance and regular opportunities to socialise with colleagues
Van Gogh Primary is proud to be part of the Dunraven Educational Trust, and together we are focused on developing an exciting, dynamic and progressive community, focused on improving the outcomes for children and their families. The Trust overarching aim is, 'Excellence for and from everyone'. We recognise that this supports the development of children and young people (and adults) who are: resilient, courteous, optimistic, hardworking, self-disciplined, enthusiastic and creative.For further details or to arrange a school visit, please contact Nadine Bernard (Headteacher).
We look forward to receiving your completed application.
Van Gogh Primary 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.