Teaching Assistant - Plympton St Mary, Plympton
Contract Term: Permanent:
Salary Grade: SC Level 2 – SCP 3-5 Starting salary £9.62 per hour (FTE £18,562)*
Hours: 27.5 (Monday–Friday)
Term Time only – 39 weeks per annum
*This position includes some whole class cover (7.5 hrs per week) for which an additional enhanced payment will be paid.
This is an exciting opportunity to join Plympton St Marys Infant School, part of St Christopher's Multi Academy Trust. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our collaborative school, which is dedicated to developing our great team, centred around humility and respect.
St Mary’s Infants is a well-regarded school situated in Plympton, Plymouth. We are a popular school because of the high expectations and because our school values underpin all that we do. Our core value is love and we aim to show that in everything that we do in our school: in our lives as teachers; in our relationships with the children and their families; and in our determination to provide the best learning and pastoral experiences for all of our children. The school is part of the St Christopher’s Trust - a family of 17 Church and Community Schools spanning three local authorities which provides a rich network of collaboration.
You will have had previous experience in working with children in a similar setting preferably KS1 and be able to effectively communicate with adults and children alike. Working in partnership with the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom assisting pupils to learn and reach their full potential. This role will include some whole class cover and this will be paid at an enhanced rate for the hours worked. If you have high expectations and understanding of behaviour of all pupils, experience of delivering interventions for children and can create and maintain a purposeful learning environment we would welcome your application to be part of our successful and hardworking team
When completing an application please ensure you address all aspects of the person specification (documents available to download below). Application forms should be returned by email to HR@stcmat.org by Midday Wednesday 10th March 2021. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16th March 2021.
A virtual school tour is available on the school website Home | Plympton St Mary CofE VA Infant School (plymptonstmaryinfants.com)
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.