Teaching Assistant EYFS

Required to start as soon as possible

Post: Teaching Assistant Early Years
Employer – Reach2 Academy Trust Scientia Academy
Location – Scientia Academy, Mona Road, Burton on Trent, DE13 0UF
Hours – 32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only excluding Inset Days
Contract – Part-time Permanent Term Time Only
Salary –New NJC SP 5 to 6 salary £19,312 per annum pro rata

About The Role:
Scientia Academy is a two form entry school for children aged 3 -11 years old. Our latest Ofsted Inspection judges the school to be ‘Good’ overall. We have a strong, passionate and committed leadership team whose vision is shared with the rest of the staff.

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support high quality teaching and learning with both behavioural and learning support to pupils with Special Educational Needs across Early Years. You will be required to work alongside individual children and groups in class and also take the lead in managing small groups of pupils for specific interventions as required. You will support children with Special Needs on a 1:1 basis and provide support at lunchtime.

The successful candidate must:
• possess a NVQ or BTEC Level 2 diploma in Teaching & Learning or relevant qualification to work within an early years setting.
• have experience in supporting pupils at all levels and ability
• be enthusiastic, highly motivated, enjoy working with young children and be passionate about making a positive difference to children’s lives.
• have a range of strategies to support learners of all abilities, and provide excellent support for individual pupils
• be able to work as part of a successful, hardworking, dedicated team.

In Return we can offer:
• well behaved pupils who are committed to learning
• a commitment to supporting continuous professional development
• opportunities to work collaboratively with other schools
• an excellent leadership team to support and guide you
• exceptional facilities in a modern and safe learning environment

This is an exciting opportunity and we look forward to receiving your application.

Visits to the school are available, please contact the school office on 01283 248 100 to arrange a suitable time.

Closing Date: Friday 27th August 2021, 12 noon.
Interview Date: Thursday 9th September 2021.

Application Form:
Please return your completed application form to Marion Chimenes, School Business Manager, Scientia Academy, Mona Road, Burton on Trent, DE13 0UF or email to marion.chimenes@scientia-academy.org.uk Tel: 01283 248 113.

Additional Information
Scientia Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory written references.

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