Working at John Keble School...
Ofsted March 2018 says, "You are now driving the school to the next level. Encouraged and supported through your leadership, teachers share their best practice across the school, with good effect. There is a high level of challenge in all lessons. As a result, more pupils make consistently strong progress."
John Keble School is a vibrant and busy place, serving a very diverse community. Children and families comment on how friendly the school is. We pride ourselves on how well staff are supported and encouraged. With a large leadership team, PPA takes place in teams and planning is joint and creative. The Ofsted quote above shows how we work effectively as a team, supporting each other. Support staff are included in all our CPD and have weekly tailored sessions. We buy into two different CPD packages to ensure high quality training for all staff. External supervision is also available for staff. A personal trainer comes to school twice a week and runs classes for staff. Staff benefit from cost price schools meals and a 'Me Day'.
We do not recruit through agencies.
Part-Time Teaching Assistants
We have three part-time vacancies for a teaching assistants from September 2020.
Role A: 15 hours a week, 3 hours a day working initially in Key Stage 2
Role B: 15 hours a week, 3 hours a day working initially in Early Years
Role C: 26 hours a week, working 5 hours a day initially in Key Stage 1
All these roles are working with children 1:1 and in small groups.
John Keble School is a two-form entry, happy, vibrant learning community. We are committed to providing the best possible education for all of our children, nurturing and teaching them in a Christian environment.
The successful applicant will join a vibrant, creative team, where you will be well supported by a large leadership team. As a teaching assistant at John Keble School, you have access to a range of CPD.
Working at John Keble School...
Children and families comment on how friendly the school is. We pride ourselves on how well staff are supported and encouraged. We teach in a cross curricular way, planning to the children's interests across the school. The Ofsted quote above shows how we work effectively as a team, supporting each other. Support staff are included in all our CPD and have weekly tailored sessions.
We believe it is vital that our children are offered as many experiences as possible to ensure that they are well equipped to succeed in today’s rapidly evolving society. We work restoratively, placing emphasis on forming sound and positive relationships built on mutual trust. Our staff are all here to support the children – investing in tomorrow’s workforce and citizens ensuring they are academically, socially and emotionally prepared for the future. Our expectations are consistently high; not just from ourselves as educators but also of the children and families who make our community.
The successful candidate will need to:
- Supervise, plan and provide support individuals and groups of pupils including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
- Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to their individual needs
- Promote positive pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in accordance with our restorative approach, and encourage pupils to take personal responsibility for their behaviour
- Promote the inclusion and acceptance, and encourage self-esteem and independence, of all pupils
- Establish and develop constructive relationships with parents/carers, and appreciate and support other professionals
- Be able to work on own initiative and to prioritise between conflicting demands
- Follow our stringent safeguarding procedures
Please call the school and arrange a meeting. We would love to meet you.
The closing date is Wednesday 15th July 2020 at midday. Interviews will take place on Friday 17th July.
An enhanced DBS is required for this role.
Please complete the attached application form and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org We do not accept cv applications.
Please state clearly which role you are interested in.