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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Salary Scale Point 5 (range 5-6)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate willwork as a 1:1 GTA, working alongside our teaching team, supporting a visually impaired student in our school in reading and typing in braille, touch typing, using an embosser and supporting the pupil with the use of a cane.

As a comprehensive academy, our overriding aim at TSA is to ensure that our students achieve everything that they are capable of. We recognise every student as an individual, with different needs and talents, and we work hard together to make sure we support and nurture successful, happy and confident learners who achieve in the widest sense of the word, and not just academically.

At Moorlands Learning Trust (MLT) we are aspirational for every student within our Trust and are committed to achieving success for all and inspiring others to do so too. We believe in investing in the professional and career development of our staff to keep ourselves at the cutting edge of educational developments, where staff wellbeing is also a key priority for us and our schools.

If you are inspired by this opportunity and have the qualities to contribute to our high-quality provision, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

In return for your commitment we can offer:

  • the opportunity to make a real difference
  • personalised CPD with a strong commitment to professional growth
  • a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care
  • a committed and enthusiastic staff
  • a very supportive Senior Leadership Team and Trust Executive team
  • a location in beautiful Skipton with good transport links to the rest of Craven, Leeds and Bradford

Commitment to safeguarding

Moorlands Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school. The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment. All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome. All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About The Skipton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
474 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01756 792965

The Skipton Academy is a vibrant 11-16 comprehensive school which is rapidly growing and expanding in size; pupil numbers have increased recently to such a degree that we now need to expand our staffing across a range of subject areas.

We are committed to our ethos of “Belong Challenge Inspire” and this has been key to the improvements in every aspect of the school. Our dedicated staff are fully committed to this ethos and have bought into a common goal and support each other to make The Skipton Academy a vibrant and positive place to work.

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