teaching assistant

Closing on: Feb 26, 2024
Location: East Ardsley Primary Academy
Hours: 32.5 hours per week (term time only)
Salary: £16555 -£17685
Category: One permanent role
Closing Date: 26th February 2024 @9am

                              Teaching Assistant

1 x Permanent Contract

32.5 hours per week, term time only

Actual Salary: £16,555 – £17,685 per annum  

Grade: A2/B1 SCP 2- 6

 Closing date: 26th February 2024 @ 9.00am

Interview Date: To be confirmed

We have an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join the team at East Ardsley Primary Academy. This will be offered on a permanent contract.   

East Ardsley Primary Academy is a two-form entry school in the middle of the local community. We work passionately to equip our children with the skills, independence and resilience that makes them highly effective learners. We promote success for every child in our school, and focus on every child as an individual to give them the understanding, support and skills they need to work together as part of our team.

As a Teaching Assistant you will provide the support that will help our children succeed. You will offer general support to the teacher in the management of pupils, classroom activities and assistance in the provision of the wider school curriculum. Working compassionately, you will work with our teachers to secure good progress for all children, regardless of their abilities and capabilities. You will support the teaching of our children one to one, in groups, and as part of the whole class, while actively promoting the ethos and values of the school.

The post offers challenge, reward and role development for the right candidate. The role will be based at East Ardsley Primary Academy with opportunities to work with other professionals across the Trust.

Leodis Academies Trust and our individual Academies are committed to ‘Forging Young Futures’. To do this, each Academy has its own ethos and identity, and has the freedom to develop individually as well as working collaboratively to secure high quality outcomes for all its young people. By providing an extensive curriculum, both within and beyond the classroom, we cater for the wide range of talent and ability that our students have to offer. We work tirelessly to improve the life chances of all our young people and support them to make a positive contribution to their community. In return for joining us as our Teaching Assistant we can offer:

  • An opportunity to use your skills and knowledge to make a real difference to the children within our community, whilst working within a Trust that fosters positivity and care.
  • Access to an expanding range of lifestyle benefits including Simply Health cash plan, free flu vaccinations and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Free parking on site.
  • A wide range of possibilities to develop as a professional, with access to job related learning and development opportunities across the Trust.

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Job Information Pack for this role, which contain information about the Academy and the Trust, and the Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from our vacancies website www.leodis.org.uk, or obtained at your request from our HR Team by telephone or email on 0113 3400036, recruitment@leodis.org.uk.

To arrange a discussion about the role or to visit the Trust prior to application, please contact the school office on 0113 8878155.

Once you are ready to apply, please download from our website and complete the Application Form referring to the requirements of the role as specified in the Job Information Pack. Once completed please return this as an email attachment to recruitment@leodis.org.uk.

If you encounter any technical issues, or you require any support to complete the application form please contact our Human Resources team on 0113 340 0036 or by email to recruitment@leodis.org.uk.

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