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Specialist Teaching and Learning Assistant

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Dunston Primary and Nursery Academy Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 8 Actual Salary £20,372 - £21,787.44 per annum (£27,507 - £29,418 per annum FTE)
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
32 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Closing Date
17 July 2024


The Key Stage / Year Group will depend upon the strengths and experience of candidates’ applications and therefore we welcome all.  

Dunston Primary and Nursery Academy are looking for a passionate, creative and nurturing individual to join our innovative and forward-thinking school from September 2024, where you will join a highly-motivated and friendly team. 

Our school has already commenced its journey for change and we are looking for an inspiring teaching assistant who will help develop and support with this, to enable our children to have the best start in their educational journey. 

We are looking for somebody who:

  • Enjoys working with children and is driven to make a difference in their lives
  • Has a positive attitude
  • Is a passionate classroom practitioner
  • Makes learning and the classroom environment; vibrant, exciting and engaging
  • Is keen to develop professionally
  • Is committed to working in partnership and able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Supports children to develop lifelong skills and prepare them for the modern world.
  • Has behaviour management experience/skills 

We can offer you:

  • a welcoming and supportive school and Trust
  • enthusiastic and happy children who love to learn
  • supportive, positive, and hard-working colleagues
  • collaboration and support from other schools within Cavendish Learning Trust.
  • personalised professional development opportunities. 

For more information about this role please see our Candidate Information Pack attached.

If you have any further questions or you would like a discussion about the role or would like to arrange a visit, please see the section in the Candidate Information Pack on ‘How to Apply and Visit our Academy’. 

Please do not use a DCC application form. 


Provisional Interview Date: 22nd July 2024


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.