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Teaching and Learning Assistant (2 Posts)

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Ripley St. John’s CE Primary School & Nursery
Salary details
Grade 7 £24,958 - £26,871 per annum, pro rata
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to pupil numbers
Post 1 - 23 hours and 45 minutes per week, Post 2 - 18 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Closing Date
26 June 2024

The Governors of Ripley St. John’s CE Primary School and Nursery are seeking to appoint an inspirational Teaching and Learning Assistant to support our classes within school. We pride ourselves on being a warm and welcoming school, with a true Christian ethos, putting the children at the heart of our decision-making, striving to ensure we are ‘the best that we can be’.

We are a family-feel, two form-entry primary school located in Amber Valley, Derbyshire, with 365 pupils on roll.

Please indicate within your application form which role you are most interested in.

The working hours will be negotiated in line with the successful candidate and the specific requirements of the school, although mornings can be assumed as part of the directed hours for the roles outlined above.

Our new Teaching Assistants will:

  • be caring, approachable and willing to go the extra mile to improve educational outcomes for all children.
  • be an individual who can effectively contribute to the school life, supporting the vision of the school.
  • demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding, equal opportunities and inclusion as well as understanding, awareness and empathy for all.
  • be dedicated to raise standards across the school and have high aspirations for yourself and the whole school community.
  • be a motivator who can encourage both staff and children, fostering a positive and productive school environment.
  • be a role model; demonstrating excellence and innovation in practice.
  • possess boundless energy and have the ability to inspire confidence when making management and organisational decisions.

In return, Ripley St. John’s offers:

  • A welcoming and friendly environment, made up of a hard-working, supportive and experienced team who strive to deliver innovation and excellence for all children.
  • Dedicated and supportive governors who share in the school’s vision for success.
  • Marvellous children who are passionate about learning and take pride in everything they do.
  • A supportive parent community that shares in the school’s initiatives.
  • Extensive opportunities for ongoing professional development, tailored to individual needs.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please telephone the School Office, on 01773 742457, asking for Katie Reaney, our School Business Officer, to arrange an appointment to visit the school.

Provisional Interview Date: 1 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.