Our students come from all
walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the
communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the
basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or
socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority
groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where
people can be themselves.
Job Title: Teaching Assistant Level 1
Location: Compass Primary Academy
Salary: £22,400 (FTE) £15,081 (pro rata salary) (Grade 1 Point 1 )
29 hours per
week / 39 weeks per year
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
Primary Academy is proud to be a member of the Brooke Weston Trust and enjoys
close working links with the family of Trust schools.
Primary Academy is unusual, and exceptional.
We are an innovative and ambitious 3-11 primary Academy set in the heart
of Kettering. Children are at the heart of everything that we do. We are committed to
supporting and challenging our pupils to reach their full potential, inside and
outside of the classroom., which was reflected in our Ofsted Inspection in April 2023 where the school was judged as good, with outstanding Early Years.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are currently recruiting for 1:1 Teaching Assistants to join
our school ASAP. This is an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to
develop their experience with Special Educational Needs. The positions will be
working 1:1 with pupils in either KS1 or KS2 with Special Needs. The role will be based on supporting within the classroom
setting and on a 1:1 basis with identified targets or EHCP plan. The role will be working alongside the class teacher to provide the best possible support and care for these pupils.
We are looking for a confident, dedicated individual who is
enthusiastic and passionate about their input into a child's education.
Ideally, the successful candidate will have some experience of working with
pupils with additional needs and an understanding of the importance of building
a nurturing relationship with the pupil.
About Brooke Weston Trust
Our Trust was formed more
than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational
performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging
contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments
to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for
Our members of staff are
essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team
will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.
We place great emphasis on
creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools,
where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke
Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our
Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.
find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff
please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.
Care and respect for others
are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal
Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All
posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and
young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring
service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals
shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their
name across social media platforms and google.
A copy of the Trust
Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and
The Trusts position on the
recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR,
Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment
and Staff Files Policy
The post is exempt from the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order
1975, 2013 and 2020.
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