Oak View Academy Year 2 1:1 Teaching Assistant

  • Grade 4 £18,933 pro rata per annum
  • Hours 32.5 (8.30am until 3pm Monday to Friday)
  • Contract Type – 1 year, part time, Term Time only

At Oak View Primary Academy we are proud to deliver a rich creative learning experience that enables all the children to fulfil their potential.

Our vision puts children first.  When children enjoy all aspects of school and are enthusiastic, independent learners they gain the most from their education.

We believe this climate for success is delivered through the creation of an equal partnership between children, parents and the school.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated teaching assistant to provide learning support to pupils with additional needs in year 2 from September.

At Oak View Primary Academy we have lower than average class sizes and our focus is on the wellbeing of the children we support, as well as their education. We encompass a holistic approach to the curriculum and offer our students opportunities many other schools can’t. Examples of this are the residential visits, free-swimming lessons and wrap around club. Our curriculum is more than just learning, it is about opening the children’s eyes to the world of possibility around them.

Main Purpose

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner, with high expectations of themselves and children.  They will have the ability to work within a motivated team who are relishing the challenge of supporting individuals to achieve their personal best.  If you have excellent management skills, the experience to understand children with complex needs and the desire to take on a new challenge, you could be the person we need.  The position is a 1 year contract, part time (32.5 hours) working from 8.30am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.

Essential Criteria

  • NVQ 3 or equivalent.
  • English and maths O level or equivalent

Desirable criteria

  • An experience of supporting children in class and delivering small group support out of class in KS1.
  • Experience of Read Write Inc phonics catch up interventions.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of safeguarding and a commitment to ensuring that this is delivered to all children.
  • A good knowledge of SEND and experience of strategies to support children including those with hearing difficulties.
  • A willingness to undertake additional training as required.

Duties and responsibilities

  • The ability to support vulnerable children and those with SEND.
  • To be responsible for delivering some Read Write Inc interventions to individuals/groups.
  • Good behaviour management skills.
  • Effective communication skills both orally and written.
  • An ability to identify the next steps for the children’s learning.
  • To have high expectations of the children and yourself.
  • Have a good relationship with the children, parents and staff and work as part of the
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • Sense of humour.
  • A commitment to help all children achieve their full potential, especially those with complex needs.
  • The ability to engage children effectively.
  • The ability to be responsible for the learning of a group of children within the class and feed back to the teacher on each child’s progress.

This is a fantastic time to join Oak View Academy as we strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for our pupils. If you have any questions, please contact admin@oak-view-academy.co.uk   Visits are not possible at present, but we would encourage you to look at our website www.oak-view-academy.co.uk and contact school with any questions you may have.

The closing date is noon on Thursday 24th June 2021.

All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, overseas police check (if applicable), health check and professional reference checks.

North West Academies Trust (NWAT)

North West Academies Trust (NWAT) NWAT believes an aspirational and inspirational education is the right of every child. Our success is driven by a commitment to improve standards and outcomes for all pupils.

As specialists in high-quality education, we are passionate about supporting schools within their communities and helping ensure outstanding learning opportunities for every child.

The schools in our Trust provide excellent teaching and strong leadership in a creative, supportive and aspirational environment.

We have the necessary experience of driving up standards in education in order to provide a learning environment in which
all children and young adults can achieve their full potential.

We are an organisation built on strong foundations, enabling us to expand and welcome new schools with ease while still
retaining focus on our core commitment to excellence in education.

We have the experience, ambition and aspiration to bring about excellence and inspire children to succeed.
Whatever the challenges are, our goal remains the same: to provide children with opportunities to aspire and
succeed, and open their eyes to the wonderful world of possibility.Download Application Form

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Opening children’s eyes to the
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