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Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Over Hall Community School
  • Reference: P/21/149986
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 15:19 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 08/06/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 4 £18,933 - £19,698 pro rata per annum relative to experience
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Over Hall Community School, Cheshire

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Teaching Assistant

Over Hall Community School are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant to a team who are committed in ensuring the children have access to a wide range of high quality experiences. The role is supporting the Class Teacher in a Key Stage1/2 class, initially on a temporary basis 32.5 hours per week.

We are looking for candidates who...

  • are professional & approachable
  • are inspirational
  • will work effectively within a hard working team
  • is able to work upon their own initiative
  • will motivate and inspire others to achieve their best
  • has high expectations of attainment and attitudes towards learning

Over Hall will offer...

  • a supportive community
  • continued professional development

Over Hall is a smaller than average, one form entry single academy supporting the progress and development of children from Reception to Year Six. The team work closely with a wide range of professionals to ensure children have the best opportunities. Visits are strongly recommended to experience first-hand the strong and positive ethos through school.

Over Hall Community School is committed to keeping children safe. Applicants will be subject to a stringent vetting and induction process.


Recruitment Process

Shortlisting will be conducted using the essential and desired criteria as displayed in the table below.

  • Take account of pupils’ needs by providing support to develop the areas of learning identified in national and local policies and particularly the foundations for literacy and numeracy.
  • Encourage pupils to think and talk about their learning, develop self-control and independence, concentrate and persevere and listen attentively.
  • Use a variety of strategies which involve planned adult intervention, first-hand experience and play and talk as a vehicle for learning.
  • Work effectively with parents and other adults in the classroom.
  • Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching.
  • Mark and monitor pupils’ work in line with our school policy and expectations and set targets for progress.
  • Support the teacher in assessing, recording and tracking pupils’ progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and weaknesses, inform planning and recognise the level at which the pupil is achieving.

Additional requirements

  • To work within the school framework with regard to Health and Safety
  • To promote equal opportunities in the school
  • To promote the ethos of the school
  • To support the school’s commitment to the continued professional development of all staff
  • To undertake any additional duties as may reasonably be required by the Headteacher

Recruitment schedule

Closing date:  Tuesday 8th June 2021 – 12 noon

Shortlisting:  Thursday 10th June 2021

Interviews:   Wednesday 16th June 2021