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Please see the vacancies at Old Priory Junior Academy below. 
Old Priory Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Candidates for vacant posts are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including a DBS disclosure check.

Teaching Assistant Apprentice Required

 

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, keen apprentice to join our friendly and supportive team and train with us.

 

The Apprentice’s Role

The following is an outline of the range of duties that can be expected of a Teaching Assistant.
• Work with and under the supervision of qualified teachers.
• Help facilitate the learning process.
• Be responsible for supporting the learning of manageable groups or individual children.
• Be involved in the planning and preparation process of the work undertaken by the children.
• Feed back to the teacher responsible, information relating to the work undertaken in supporting learning.
• Assist with the development, maintenance and the use of resources.
• Assist with the development of the learning environment.
• Assist in the monitoring and assessment of children’s learning and / or behaviour, liaising with parents and outside agencies when required.
• Attend to children’s general welfare and personal needs, as determined by school policies and procedures.
• Assist in the supervision of children and the application of basic first aid during the morning break.
• Participate in training which is supportive of the role.
• Keep abreast of school developments

 

You will be fully supported throughout your apprenticeship by a qualified member of staff who will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to know to successfully complete your tasks. You will be involved in setting up activities and clearing away resources as guided by teaching staff, supporting school groups and individuals in the classroom environment and on a one-to-one basis as required You will be assisting in the creation of a fun, positive and inclusive learning environment, where young people feel safe and assist in preparing, using and maintaining relevant teaching resources, including wall displays and cleaning up classrooms after activities Along with developing positive relationships and acting as a role model to others at all times, you will assist with lunch and break time supervision of students on a rota basis and accompany students on educational visits and outings as supervised by the teacher or senior person responsible Requirements and prospects Desired skills Compliance with all school policies and a commitment to Safeguarding will be an essential requirement of this role Experience of working within an educational context would be advantageous, however a determination to support young people is more important The ability to motivate and inspire young people is additionally of the utmost importance and will be achieved through good verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills Personal qualities A caring and motivated individual is required to create an inclusive learning environment The successful applicant will need to be organised, flexible, a good team player and hard working.

 

Working Hours: 32hours per week, ranging between the hours of 8am-5.30pm Monday to Friday. Specific times will be negotiated with the school depending on skills and requirement.

 

Wages: £125.00 per week, based on a 32 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

 

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

 

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address apprenticeships@skillsgroupuk.com or call us on 01752 332442.

 

School Sports Apprentice required for September 2019

 

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, keen apprentice to join our friendly and supportive team and train with us. You will be given the opportunity to share your own expertise and think creatively about how to help the school move forward with PE.

 

The Apprentice’s Role

The following is an outline of the range of duties that can be expected of a PE and Sport Assistant.
• Work with and under the supervision of qualified teachers.
• Help facilitate the learning process.
• Be responsible for supporting the learning of manageable groups or individual children.
• Be involved in the planning and preparation process of the work undertaken by the children.
• Feed back to the teacher responsible, information relating to the work undertaken in supporting learning.
• Assist with the development, maintenance and the use of resources.
• Assist with the development of the learning environment.
• Assist in the monitoring and assessment of children’s learning and / or behaviour, liaising with parents and outside agencies when required.
• Attend to children’s general welfare and personal needs, as determined by school policies and procedures.
• Assist in the supervision of children and the application of basic first aid during the morning break.
• Participate in training which is supportive of the role.
• Keep abreast of school developments. To support classes with the delivery of PE
• Develop a sporting programme at lunchtimes, run some structured play/games.
• Maintain the sports equipment and set up for lessons.
• Assist in after school clubs including set up.
• Attend and assist in sporting events

 

The purpose of the role is to:

 

• Further raise the profile and enjoyment of sport within the school community 
• Work alongside teachers and coaches to deliver engaging and motivating PE lessons 
• Work with pupils to help them attain the highest level they can 
• Organise and run extra-curricular sports clubs Bring your own specialism to our school 
• Help organise lunchtime and playtime games sessions or clubs 
• Support the PE Leader in organising the participation of pupils in school activities, school clubs and school tournaments/competitions (both internal and external) 
• Assist in equipment preparation for lessons Become an active part of our team

 

Working Hours: 32hours per week, ranging between the hours of 8am-5.30pm Monday to Friday. Specific times will be negotiated with the school depending on skills and requirement.

 

Wages: £125.00 per week, based on a 32 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

 

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

 

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address apprenticeships@skillsgroupuk.com or call us on 01752 332442.

             

 

 
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2 Part Time Class Teachers Required

 

Job Type: One 0.6 EYFS Teacher (Mornings only) and one 0.6 Key Stage 2 Teacher

Contract: Fixed Term until July 2020

Salary/Grade: to MPS 4

Application Deadline June 19th 2019

Job Start Date September 2019

Location: Old Priory Junior Academy and Plympton St Marys Infant

We are seeking to appoint two teachers with experience in Key Stage 2 and Early Years, respectively. If you are motivated, energetic and enthusiastic about learning, are passionate about making a difference to children's lives and can work effectively within a team, then we are the team for you!

The successful candidate:

  • Is an excellent teacher, who is creative and proactive and keen to embrace new ideas and challenges
  • Is able to work effectively as part of a highly dedicated and effective team and contribute to the whole school community
  • Is an excellent communicator and able to build positive relationships with pupils, colleagues, and parents
  • Is ambitious and committed to professional development.
  • Is committed to safeguarding all our children and their emotional well-being 
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In return we can offer you the opportunity to work alongside very supportive and highly dedicated staff in a friendly and caring working environment, fully committed to providing an excellent education for our children.

 

If you have the commitment to work in a school that is continually striving to further raise achievement, as well as maintain high standards and expectations, your application would be very welcome

 

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the school office on 01752 338199 to make an appointment.

 

For an application pack and further details, please visit the school websites www.oldpriory.com

and plymptonstmaryinfants.com.

 

Old Priory Junior Academy is part of St Christopher’s Multi Academy Trust and Plympton St Mary Infants will be joining the Trust in August. We are committed to safeguarding children in our care and any successful candidate is subject to a satisfactory DBS check and relevant pre-employment checks.

 

Please return your completed application forms by email to h.findlay@oldpriorystcmat.org

 

Deadline: 09:00 19/06/2019

Interviews: 24/06/2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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