St Augustine’s CE (VA) Junior School is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We’ll consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.
Salary: Negotiable £18,516 – £32,798 Full Time Equivalent (up to £18 per hour) depending on experience (30hrs/week – 193 days per year)
Contract type: Ideally permanent, but negotiable dependent on circumstances
Reporting to: Headteacher
Closing date for applications: 9am on Friday 19th May 2023
Interviews to be held: Thursday 25th May 2023
Start date: Negotiable dependent on applicant’s circumstances
Purpose of Job: Working under the direction of the Class Teacher to enable access to learning for pupils, and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.
a) Supporting the Pupil
Under the guidance of the Class Teacher undertake work/care/support programmes to enable access to learning for pupils.
Take responsibility for adapting and delivering learning activities with individuals or small groups who would benefit from a different learning approach as agreed.
Encourage and promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
Aid the learning of pupils by:
Clarifying and explaining instructions;
Ensuring that the child is able to use the equipment and materials provided;
Motivating and encouraging the child as required;
Supporting pupils in respect of local and national learning strategies
Developing appropriate resources to support the pupil/pupils;
Helping pupils to concentrate and to finish the work set;
Liaising with the Class Teacher about Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the Teacher.
b) Supporting the Teacher
Organise the learning environment and develop classroom resources as required.
Monitor and track progress and provide feedback to assist in developing IEPs for children with additional needs.
Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils achievement, progress, problems, etc.
Contribute to the management of pupil behaviour, including anticipating and taking action to prevent potential problems arising.
Undertake support activities for the teacher as required.
c) Supporting the Curriculum
Undertake programmes linked to local and national learning – recording achievement and progress and feeding back to the teacher.
Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.
Provide targeted support to enhance learning and improve attainment.
d) Supporting the School
Be aware of, and comply with, policies and procedures, e.g. child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
Accompany staff and pupils on visits, trips and out-of-school activities as required.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with other staff, parents and carers.
Attend relevant meetings as required.
Notes to Applicants
For this post a school’s application form is required to be submitted. Applications will only be accepted from applicants completing the application form in full. We do not accept CV’s in support of an application.
Interviews will be offered to those applicants who best demonstrate:
How skills, abilities and experience match the person specification, taking into consideration the job description;
Evidence of your commitment to the needs of the role in the school.
If possible, we encourage you to visit the school in advance of applying.
The interview may involve a range of activities including:
Interaction with children
Please visit our school website or the school in person for more information.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974 and as such all applicants who are appointed to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure before the appointment is confirmed. This check will include details of cautions, reprimands or warnings, as well as convictions and non-conviction information. Once appointed, the successful applicant(s) may also be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure at intervals during the course of their employment whilst in this post.