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Inspirational Early Years Teaching Assistant required at Veritas Primary Academy 

Post- Early Years Teaching Assistant

Hours – 35 hours per week, Term time only 

Salary – Grade 5, Point 6-9, £19,698-£20,903 per annum (pro rata annual salary £15,956-£16,933)               

Are you looking to forge a career within a pioneering and values-driven family of schools? Do you want to belong to a national professional learning community, with opportunities for growth, development and career progression? Are you driven to enable all children to succeed? If so, this role could be for you!

Veritas Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, innovative and passionate Early Years Teaching Assistant to join our Foundation Stage team on our remarkable journey in contributing to the achievement of our vision to ensuring all children reach their full potential.

Veritas Primary Academy is a bright and vibrant two form entry school for children aged 3 to 11 years old that opened its doors in September 2015. We are a very friendly school where we aim to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all children.  We set high expectations for our children both behaviorally and academically and offer a wide range of creative, inspirational lessons through all areas of the curriculum. Our children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full.

We are part of the REAch2 Academy Trust family and foster close links with other schools throughout the Trust aiming to share resources, facilities and expertise to ensure the best teaching and learning possible.

The successful candidate will need to hold a NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent qualification and experience of working in a Nursery or Reception class. Candidates should also;

  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Work well within a team
  • Display initiative and ability to work independently
  • Be enthusiastic and dynamic
  • Be reliable with a sense of commitment
  • Be an excellent practitioner
  • In depth knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and Early Learning Goals
  • Assist in the educational and social development of pupils, including delivering specific parts of the curriculum to groups of pupils if required, and assessing pupils’ progress and reporting it to the Class Teacher
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes for pupils and help monitor their progress, including attending relevant meetings such as statutory reviews.
  • Provide support for individual pupils inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities.
  • Demonstrate excellent Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills
  • Effectively communicate and liaise directly with parents
  • Work with other professionals, such as speech therapists and occupational therapists, as necessary.
  • Assist class teachers with maintaining student records, including observations and assessments, including updating on Tapestry.
  • Support pupils with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills.
  • Support the class when going to specialist lessons during teachers’ PPA time including PE and music.
  • Prepare and present displays of pupils' work.
  • Support class teachers in photocopying, laminating, preparing resources and other tasks in order to support teaching.
  • Cover Class Teacher release time as and when required
  • Undertake other duties from time to time as instructed by the Class Teacher or Early Years Coordinator

In return we can offer:

  • Excellent CPD and a supportive working environment
  • Excellent Leadership, Teaching and Support Staff
  • A school that provides a strong culture of collaboration and support together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike
  • A vibrant and dynamic workplace
  • Continuous training and development opportunities
  • The chance to network and develop links with colleagues within the trust

We would like to hear from anyone who feels they can motivate, inspire and challenge pupils to achieve their very best and want to be a memorable chapter of the children’s learning story.

 

Virtual Question and Answer session: Tuesday 22nd June at 4pm  (please email recruitment@veritasprimaryacademy.com to request a place).

How to apply: Application packs can be found on our school website- www.veritasprimaryacademy.com or requested from Lucy Henderson, Business Manager by email- recruitment@veritasprimaryacademy.com

Closing Date: Completed applications should be received by no later than 12pm Friday 25th June 2021

By Post to:  Lucy Henderson, Veritas Primary Academy, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0FL

Or by Email: recruitment@veritasprimaryacademy.com

REAch2 Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment.  Applicants are requested to complete an online Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Candidates will be notified by Wednesday 30th June 21 if they have been shortlisted for interview.

Interview Date and Task Completion: TBC (this will be in school following social distancing protocols or if preferred can also be conducted via Zoom)

Veritas Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people 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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 Lunchtime Supervisors Required at Veritas Primary Academy

Post: 2x Lunchtime Supervisors (1 permanent post, 1 fixed term maternity cover) 

Hours: 11.25 hours a week, 11.15am to 1.30pm, Term time only (38 weeks plus 5 Inset Days)

Salary:  National Living Wage  

Start Date: Wednesday 1st September 2021 

Contract Type: Permanent

Veritas Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, innovative and passionate Lunchtime Supervisor to join our team of lunchtime staff.

Veritas Primary Academy is a bright and vibrant two form entry school for children aged 3 to 11 years old that opened its doors in September 2015. We are a very friendly school where we aim to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all children.  We set high expectations for our children both behaviorally and academically and offer a wide range of creative, inspirational lessons through all areas of the curriculum. Our children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full.

We are part of the REAch2 Academy Trust family and foster close links with other schools throughout the Trust aiming to share resources, facilities and expertise to ensure the best teaching and learning possible.

Candidates should:

  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Works well within a team
  • Displays initiative and ability to work independently
  • Is enthusiastic and dynamic
  • Is reliable with a sense of commitment
  • Ability to deal in a calm and confident manner with behavioural issues
  • A willingness to promote the ethos of the school
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to adhere to health and safety standards/policies/practise

In return we can offer:

  • Excellent CPD and a supportive working environment
  • Excellent Leadership, Teaching and Support Staff
  • A school that provides a strong culture of collaboration and support together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike
  • A vibrant and dynamic workplace
  • Continuous training and development opportunities
  • The chance to network and develop links with colleagues within the trust

If you feel that you would like to be part of a growing school in Stafford that is committed to excellence, we would like to hear from you.

How to apply: Application packs can be found on our school website- www.veritasprimaryacademy.com or requested from Lucy Henderson, Business Manager by email- recruitment@veritasprimaryacademy.com

Closing Date: Completed applications should be received by no later than 12pm Friday 25th June 2021

By Post to:  Lucy Henderson, Veritas Primary Academy, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0FL

Or by Email: recruitment@veritasprimaryacademy.com

REAch2 Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment.  Applicants are requested to complete an online Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Candidates will be notified by Wednesday 30th June 21 if they have been shortlisted for interview.

Interview Date and Task Completion: TBC (this will be in school following social distancing protocols or if preferred can also be conducted via Zoom)

Veritas Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people 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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