Stobhillgate First School
£18,000 - £18,600
15th Jan 2024
Stobhillgate First School.
3-9 years First School.
Part of the Cheviot Learning Trust.
Headteacher: Mr Ben Henderson.
Fixed Term Band 2-Band 3 Teaching Assistant.
37 hours per week, term time only.
Band 2 – Band 3 £18,000 – £18,600 pa.
Starting as soon as possible.
Fixed term for 2 terms with the potential to be extended.
Applications from enthusiastic teaching assistants are invited for the above post. This is an exciting opportunity to join the dedicated and supportive Stobhillgate First School team who, as part of the Cheviot Learning Trust, strive to enable all pupils to flourish personally and academically.
The successful candidate will:
• Work under the direct supervision of teaching/senior staff, usually in a classroom with a teacher, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils in the classroom
• Show energy, enthusiasm and a good sense of humour
• Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Have the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and to liaise with parents
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.
Please visit our website for further information about the school.
Closing date: 15th January 2024, 12pm
Interviews: 19th January 2024
Please return completed application forms to Mrs Sharon Mungall: email@example.com
Stobhillgate First School expects all staff to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. In order to do this, staff must attend all offered child protection and safeguarding training without exception and read all relevant policies.
To work under the direct supervision of teaching/senior staff, usually in a classroom with a teacher, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils in the classroom.
Providing support for all pupils (including disadvantaged and pupils with SEND) by:
• Supervise and support pupils in their access to learning
• Supervise and support pupils in unstructured playtimes
• Establish good relationships with pupils; model and promote appropriate behaviour for the learning environment and respond to the educational/pastoral needs of each individual child
• To produce, in liaison with subject teachers, resources to help pupils to learn
• To have high expectations that encourage pupils to act independently and build self esteem
• To actively promote inclusive practice within the classroom to ensure acceptance of all pupils
• To encourage and support pupils to engage and participate in learning activities led by the subject teacher
• To impartially observe supported pupils in the learning environment and feedback to the subject teacher on attainment of
Support for the Teacher:
• Liaise with relevant teachers on pupil performance and progress
• Support the teacher in the management of pupil behaviour
Support for the Curriculum
• Undertake structured and agreed learning programmes according to individual pupil needs
• Help pupils to understand instructions
• Support pupils’ learning with respect to local and national learning strategies
• Support pupils in their use of ICT as directed by the subject teacher
• Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality
and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
• Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all
• Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
• Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
• Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required
• Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
• To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required commensurate with the grade of the post
• Transport requirements: None
• Working patterns: 37 hours per week, term time only
• Working conditions: Indoor and outdoor learning and supervision
Supporting documentsApplication Form
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Stobhillgate First School
Stobhillgate First School is situated in the beautiful, historic market town of Morpeth. We are a small school with a big heart and are passionate about creating innovative learning experiences for all. The schools defining principles of Excellence, Inspiration, Collaboration and Empathy are at the heart of everything we do. At Stobhillgate First School, we are passionate about developing the whole child and nurturing a love for learning. The children that attend our school come from a wide range of economically diverse backgrounds. Our challenge is to ensure we provide equality of opportunity for all children.Visit School Website