Teaching Assistant – Ditchingham Primary Academy

  • Scale D, Point 5, £19505 pro rata
  • 26.5 per week – Monday to Friday.
  • Permanent position
  • Closing date 23rd June

Do you enjoy working with children in the Early Years? Are you an outstanding practitioner?? If so, we are looking for an inspirational, enthusiastic and engaging individual to join our friendly team here at The Kingfisher Partnership. The post will be based at Ditchingham Primary School. The post is for 26.50 hours per week, with a possibility of extra hours depending on experience. We are looking for somebody to start as soon as possible but a September start would be considered for the right person.

The post holder will be required to support pupils within the classroom, under the direction of the class teacher. We are wanting to appoint the right person for our school, prior experience is desirable but not essential. We would warmly welcome you to contact the school to find out more.

This is a superb opportunity to join a school which is thriving and forward looking.  It is a pleasure to work with the children and staff at this popular village school where the curriculum is lively, exciting and challenging.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working in Early Years Foundation Stage (desirable not essential)
  • Help pupils to access the curriculum at an individual level;
  • Support planning and delivery of the curriculum;
  • Liaise with parents/carers;
  • Establish positive and supportive relationships with all pupils;
  • Use initiative to support learning;
  • Show enthusiasm;
  • Be an excellent team player;
  • Embrace advice, feedback and guidance from colleagues;
  • Have an understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures.

Our school offers:

  • Supportive, effective and friendly staff;
  • Confident, enthusiastic and well behaved children who enjoy learning;
  • Forward thinking approaches to learning, professional development and school improvement;
  • Positive relationships with parents and the wider community;
  • An opportunity to be innovative and creative.

The post holder will need to be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing in order to undertake the requirements of the role.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We regret that, for safeguarding reasons CVs will not be accepted and only applications on the specified application form will be considered.

Closing date – 23rd June 2022

Interview date – 28th June 2022

Please email completed application forms to;

Midday Supervisory Assistant

Ditchingham Primary School are looking for a reliable and friendly Midday Supervisory Assistant to join their team.

The role will involve supervising in the dining room and managing outside play in the playground. Experience of working with children preferable.

  • £9.25 per hour
  • Permanent — Part Time (Mon-Fri) 12-1pm, 5 hours per week
  • Term Time only

This post comes under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form.

Applications should be made on an official application form available below, from the school office or call 01986 893277.