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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 - £24,294.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Grade C Point 5 - 7

[240710] SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant job summary

Stuart Road Primary Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join the School in September 2024.

Post: SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Location: Stuart Road Primary Academy, Palmerston Street, Stoke, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 5LL

FTE Salary Range: NJC Grade C, Point 5 - 7, £23,500.00 - £24,294.00 per annum, pro-rata for part-time

Actual Annual Salary Range: £11,304 - £11,686 per annum

Contract Type: Fixed-term until 22nd July 2025, part time, term time only (39 weeks per year)

Contract Hours: 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm

About the role

The successful candidate will support a named SEND child across the school delivering adapted and adopted curriculum to ensure successful learning, matched to the pupils’ need.

About the successful candidate

The SEND Teaching Assistant will have an understanding and interest in Special Needs Education, have a calm and positive approach, can use own initiative and be able to deliver support independently, whilst also working as part of the Stuart Road teaching team.

About the School

We are a single form entry school based in a wonderful Victorian building situated in the Stoke area of the city. We link with our partner schools to develop strong and exciting learning opportunities based around John Hattie’s Visible Learning. We have a strong focus on a community approach to everything we do. At Stuart Road Primary Academy, we strive for academic excellence whilst ensuring that every child feels safe and secure and is supported to do the best they can.

We follow the Cornerstones Curriculum model which enables us to offer stimulating, knowledge rich, experiential learning opportunities that engage the children in their learning.

Our aims include promoting an ethos of support, co-operation and respect for others; providing a safe, secure and challenging environment where all opinions are valued. Preparing our children to become well-informed, active global citizens with our children leaving school with enquiring minds, and the desire for further knowledge. Providing opportunities for children to succeed, to achieve their true potential and to take pride in their achievement, while taking pleasure in the success of others. The Academy has a PAN of 210.

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 17 academies in Plymouth, Exeter, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org.

Closing date: for applications is Tuesday, 16th July 2024

Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Friday, 19th July 2024

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Opportunities and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Stuart Road Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
189 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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