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Teaching Assistant

Advert - Teaching Assistant

Manor Park Primary Academy - external advert


Salary Teaching Assistant Grade 3/4, scale points 5-10 (£11,259 - £12,519)

Total salary = £11,259 - £12,519

Contract Part time and fixed term until 31 August 2021

27.5 hours per week, term-time only  

Start Date ASAP


We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work at Manor Park Primary Academy. The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team, have good communication skills, be enthusiastic, fair and kind. It is essential that you are able to follow school procedures. 


You will provide curricular and pastoral support in our thriving and friendly school. This is an exciting and varied role and is an ideal opportunity for anyone wishing to explore a career in working with children. The appointment will start ASAP


The successful candidate will enjoy a varied daily routine as part of a close team. There will be an emphasis on helping in the classrooms across the year groups but the list below will offer an idea of what else is to be expected, although it is not exhaustive. 


• Work closely with staff in assisting in the day-to-day running of the school. 

• Support groups of children with their learning under the guidance of a teacher

• Support individual children e.g. special needs, children needing additional support

• Provide supervisory support during lunch and break time. 

• Accompany classes on day and residential trips.  

• Provide reprographic support and mount work ready to display. 


Please apply for this position by completing an application form, detailing how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification and email this to recruitment@leoacademytrust.co.uk


Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the Manor Park school office. 


Closing date for applications:  Monday 28th September 2020 - 10am

Shortlisting: Monday  28th September 2020 

Interviews:  Wednesday 30th September 2020


LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed. 


LEO Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.


LEO Academy Trust is an Employer of Choice. You can find a list of our employee benefits here

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