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Victoria Primary Academy Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Key Info

Reporting To: Key Stage Leader
Duration of Post: Permanent
Work Commitment: Monday - Friday, 38 weeks + 5 training days
Hours: 32.5 hours per week, 8:30am to 15:30pm
Salary: FTE B1 SC04 £23,114 (Actual Salary £19,855)
Published on: March 25, 2024
Closing Date: Friday, April 19, 2024 @ 12:00pm,

Wellspring is an established and growing Multi-Academy Trust with a difference.  We operate Primary, Secondary, Special and Alternative Academies across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the Humber. We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve.

As the Trust continues to grow our roles offer pathways for ambitious and dynamic individuals who are determined to make a difference. We value our people; collegial working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction training and ongoing professional development support are guaranteed. There will be a broad range of opportunities for you to realise your professional vision and ambitions within the Trust.

We are interested in hearing from people who:
● Are self-motivated, customer-focused and organised.
● Enjoy working as part of an inclusive team.
● Have a commitment to supporting the work of education leaders and who are passionate about learning.

Victoria Primary Academy is currently looking for a team player to join our brilliant team. We are passionate about offering the very best quality provision it is possible to create, and we are on a journey to make that a daily reality for our little people – because we simply believe they deserve nothing less. We have a strong desire to ensure that our children have everything that they need to become successful adults when they leave us, with high achievement and a strong moral code that will stay with them beyond their years at Victoria. If you are committed to bringing sunshine into the lives of and improving the life chances of young people – then this could be the right place for you.

We have high expectations of our Teaching Assistants, with the successful candidate required to form a teaching partnership with their teacher and play a full part in all aspects of the school day.

If you are someone who has:
● Recent and relevant experience of leading learning with young learners across a range of needs.
● A thorough understanding of engaging children and eliciting their best.
● A determined approach to the achievement of all children and doing ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure children experience success.
● Enthusiasm for a role in a school environment which sees pupils at its heart.
● A commitment to your own professional development and ambitions for your future.
● An appetite for collaboration with colleagues.

…then we want to hear from you.

What can we offer?
● Fantastic kids.
● A supportive, hardworking, and dedicated team.
● Passion, commitment, energy, enthusiasm.
● Effective systems and supportive leadership.

Candidates are encouraged to come and visit school to see for yourself the work that we do.

For informal enquiries, please contact Jon Green on 0113 2482449

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. As this role involves working with children and vulnerable adults in regulated activity, please note that it is an offence to apply for the role if barred from engaging in regulated activity with children and vulnerable adults. This is the link for the Trust Safeguarding Policy

References will be requested and an online search carried out for shortlisted candidates, prior to attendance at interview. Further pre-employment checks, including prohibition from teaching, childcare disqualification and section 128 checks, if deemed relevant for the role, will be completed for the successful candidate upon acceptance of the

We are committed to equal opportunities and to promoting diversity. We want our people to reflect the diversity of our communities, and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, especially from under- represented groups, including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

All applicants need to complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for further details