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1:1 Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Lime Academy Abbotsmede
  • Reference: LIME-P/22/212259
  • Published: Thu 22/09/2022, 23:58 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/10/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 28.75 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 6, Points 7-12, £20,444 - £22,571 FTE (Pro rata for term time only)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lime Academy Abbotsmede – Kingsley Road, Peterborough, PE1 5JS , Cambridgeshire

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1:1 Teaching Assistant

1:1 Teaching Assistant

Lime Trust is looking for a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join their team.  The Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 special and 4 primary, in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

Lime Academy Abbotsmede is a two form entry primary school in the centre of Peterborough.  The age range of the pupils attending the setting is 2 years to 11 years as the school has its own Nursery classroom on site.  Lime Academy Abbotsmede is a multicultural setting.  Our pupils come from rich cultural and linguistic backgrounds.  We are very proud to have such a diverse intake of pupils.  We learn so much from each other and it makes the school the vibrant, exciting place that it is.  You can find out more about Lime Academy Abbotsmede and watch a short video showcasing our school on our website:

Vision and values

The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through school-to-school collaboration and Trust direction, high challenge and high support.  All schools in the Trust strive to improve life chances for all and be respected in their local communities.

The Lime Way:

  • Always working to be brilliant
  • Putting learners first
  • Setting the standard
  • Building capacity-rich schools

The Values we embed in our schools are:

  • Respect
  • Equality
  • Self-worth
  • Partnership
  • Enjoyment
  • Communication (a voice for all)
  • Trust

The successful candidate

We are looking to appoint a positive, enthusiastic and calm teaching assistant, who is experienced in supporting children with learning difficulties, to join our supportive and friendly school.  The successful candidate will:

  • be qualified at the appropriate level (NVQ Level 3 TA/SEN qualification)
  • be committed to driving high standards and expectations of performance
  • have fun/enthusiasm/passion for learning and enjoy working with individual children
  • be hard working, flexible, committed and reliable
  • be well organised; willing to go the ‘extra mile’ and have a ‘can do’ approach
  • raise aspirations, expectations and achievement of children
  • form excellent relationships with all pupils and develop good credibility with learners
  • be open to change and develop practice with the needs of the pupil
  • have the ability to communicate effectively with all staff, students and parents

Trust Benefits

The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration, support and development, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.  Benefits include:

  • A welcoming and supportive team
  • Hardworking, motivated, supportive colleagues and leadership teams
  • Well being support including app 
  • Extensive CPD opportunities, including support with external courses for career development
  • Enhanced maternity leave benefits
  • National pay rates
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Job-sharing 
  • Part-time working
  • Term-time working
  • Temporary variation in contract
  • Staggered hours (Business support staff)

Post Information

  • Grade: 6
  • Points: 7-12
  • Hours: 28.75 hours per week (8:45am - 3:15pm, Monday - Friday); term time only plus 1 week (39 working weeks plus annual leave)
  • Contract type: This is a temporary contract to provide support to a named pupil or pupils

Recruitment timetable

  • Closing date:      Friday 7th October 9am 2022
  • Shortlisting:        Monday 10th October 2022
  • Interviews:          TBC

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed.  Please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check).  References will be taken up before appointment.