William Booth Primary and Nursery School | Level 2 Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover)

William Booth Primary and Nursery School – Level 2 Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover)
Required from 18th November 2019
Full time –  37 hours term time only
Fixed term – to cover maternity leave
Point 6 to 11 (£19171-£21116 FTE) Per annum actual salary £16416 – £18082

William Booth Primary & Nursery School is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and hard-working Level 2 Teaching Assistant to support  teaching and learning in the classroom to maximise the participation of our children. The role will include assisting the class teacher in the planning of work programmes for individuals and groups of children and delivering educational activities and prepared programmes of learning.

William Booth is an average sized, thriving 210 primary school with a 60 place Nursery, very close to the city centre.  The school is set on a fairly large site and considerable efforts have gone into making the most of the site to provide our children with an appropriate and stimulating outdoor environment.

Visitors to the school always talk very enthusiastically about the quality of the learning environment and the highly tangible warm, inviting and positive ethos. A quote from one of our visitors encapsulates William Booth very well: “There is something special about the place the moment you step through the door.  It is a haven for everyone in the middle of a very busy city”.

The school was last inspected by OFSTED in January 2014.  Some of the main findings were that:-

  • The school is a GOOD school.
  • Standards are rising rapidly and pupils are making good progress in all age groups.
  • Carefully considered support for all pupils helps them to improve quickly.
  • Behaviour is good throughout the school and lessons are interesting.
  • Teaching is good and outstanding and staff work very closely together.
  • Pupils enjoy a wide range of subjects and the rich mix of after-school activities.
  • Parents strongly agree that the school is led and managed well.

We serve a varied catchment area and our children reflect a variety of social, cultural and academic backgrounds.

We warmly welcome applications from those who are passionate about making a real difference to the lives of children and thrives on challenging themselves and others to keep on improving.  Our working relationships are positive, supportive and forward looking.

You will:

  • be creative in your approach to learning and delivering the curriculum;
  • possess and use appropriate skills to undertake those activities necessary to meet the physical, emotional and educational needs of individuals and groups of children, including those with special needs
  • have high expectations of pupils’ achievements and a commitment to excellent standards;
  • work well as part of a team
  • be literate and numerate;
  • be enthusiastic, energetic and committed to making learning exciting;
  • have excellent communication skills with children and adults

In return we offer:

  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives
  • Calm and purposeful learning environments
  • Friendly, polite, well behaved children who deserve the very best
  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
  • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school
  • Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please phone the Rachel Lee (School Business Manager) on 0115 9155821 to arrange a mutually convenient time and date.

How to apply

Any questions, queries and completed application forms should be directed to Rachel Lee at William Booth Primary & Nursery School, Notintone Street, Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QF.  Email: Rachel.lee@williambooth.nottingham.sch.uk Telephone: 0115 9155821

Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Friday 1st November 2019

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Download our Job Description and Person Specification
Download our Guidance Notes for Applicants

Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6000 children in 17 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.

We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.

We are partners in East Midlands Maths Hub, Derby Research School, Inspiring Leaders and Challenge Partners.

We can offer you:

  • Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Teaching School Alliance
  • Trust support networks
  • Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
  • Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
  • Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff

For more information about us please watch the Transform film at www.transformtrust.co.uk

Transform Trust and its Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training. Don’t forget to check out our Recruitment Privacy Notice