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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    13 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 7 hours per week, term time but open to discussion

Contract type


Pay scale

Band D SCP 9 - 17 £4,149 – £4,773 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish productive working relationships and one to one coaching relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations. Support them in their action plans and to overcome barriers to their learning.
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom.
  • Encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all students in activities.
  • Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance.
  • Provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement.
  • Provide accurate and objective feedback and reports as required.
  • Record progress and achievement in coaching sessions.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

This is a unique role with capacity to demonstrable a real impact on children

You will be responsible for providing one-to-one and small group intervention, specifically focusing on the delivery of our ‘Lexia’ intervention and personalised Literacy interventions that plug gaps in knowledge, providing instruction to individuals, helping them to develop their language skills. The successful candidate will be expected to provide a Literacy based lunch club on the day they are working in school, including supporting with the running and improvement of the library area. At times, the successful candidate may be asked to complete assessment tasks with the students they are working with.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in English education and a passion for helping students succeed. You should have a proven track record of success in working with students to improve their writing, reading, and language skills.

What the school offers its staff

Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is an established Multi-Academy Trust of primary and secondary academies across the West Midlands.

Our reputation is built on our core values of innovation, collaboration and inspiring individuals within our care.

We want every single person that comes through the doors of one of our academies to leave having grown as an individual, in terms of their skill set and their respect for others.

We believe that every person who passes through our doors deserves the very best that we can offer. Everyone who works with and for the Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust does so because they believe in children and want their futures to be happy and successful.

We are looking for an Academic Coach of literacy to work in innovative ways with children, particularly with the most vulnerable. To help children and their families overcome barriers to learning and supporting them to access amenities or information.

We can offer:

  • Opportunities across our MAT to enhance skills and experience
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Exceptional CPD provision
  • a supportive working environment and team ethos
  • friendly, enthusiastic children.

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 Thorns Collegiate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
947 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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