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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 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

£15,460.00 - £16,093.00 Annually (Actual) 28 hours 45 minutes per week, term time only including training days. Fixed Term until 31st August 2025. Includes intervention planning and preparation time, and one duty per week. Grade CD Point 3-6: Includes occasional form cover.

Advanced Teaching Assistant job summary

Are you passionate about supporting young people and witnessing their development? At Tadcaster Grammar School, you will thrive in a dynamic and caring environment, where every day brings new opportunities to use your unique skills to benefit our students. Our supportive Learning Support Team ensures you receive comprehensive training, fostering both professional and personal growth. Enjoy engaging activities like art, cooking, drama, and reading and experience those rewarding breakthrough moments and make a lasting, positive impact on students' lives. We seek energetic, creative candidates committed to lifelong learning and making a difference. We are committed to meeting the needs of our students, including the most vulnerable. Previous experience of working with students who have learning, communication and social/emotional needs, is preferred, but not essential. Join our professional and supportive team at Tadcaster Grammar School and inspire the next generation.

You will work under the direction of the class teacher and other appropriate staff, in assisting in and contributing to the planning, delivery and evaluation of the learning process. The post holder will work in classes, or other appropriate locations with access to support and guidance, supervising groups and /or individual pupils.

Our school ambition focuses on developing a culture whereby all students can achieve highly and will be supported whatever their background or ability. This relies on providing learning and teaching of the highest possible quality to engage, enthuse and motivate. At TGS we do not limit our definition of achievement simply to traditionally academic pursuits.

As part of the STAR Multi-Academy Trust, TGS provides a high-quality learning community that inspires and motivates its employees as well as its students. Thus we are seeking a candidate who wants to make a positive difference to the lives of young people and has a commitment to lifelong learning in order to be an outstanding member of our team. We support colleagues who are ambitious for their own professional development, have a ‘can do’ attitude, are creative problem solvers and work collaboratively.

We offer a range of extensive opportunities, incentives and benefits to staff including:

  • Access to STAR MAT’s employee benefits website with discounts on retailers, holidays, days out and so much more…
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for a range of free and confidential advice with a range of support materials available
  • Continuous training and development opportunities

The STAR Multi Academy Trust prides itself on the work that it does supporting young people and welcomes all applications. Visit the website here for access to our recruitment policies.

The STARMAT is committed to equality, and to making fair and equitable treatment an integral part of everything we do. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS check and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

Thank you for your interest in this position .You are welcome to email or call to arrange a visit to the School or to discuss this position further . Please also refer to our Information pack and website for further information.

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)
medical
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 Tadcaster Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1513 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Tadcaster Grammar School is a fantastic place to work. We are offering a unique opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic team who are committed to enhancing the teaching and learning experiences for all our students, whatever their role in the organisation. Tadcaster Grammar School is part of the STAR Multi Academy Trust which is an exciting new venture strengthening our existing partnership with other local schools.

The STAR MAT is committed to equality, and to making fair and equitable treatment an integral part of everything we do. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS check and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

Candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check as part of our commitment to safeguarding.

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