We are delighted to be making an appointment for the position of Advanced Teaching Assistant – with a focus on KS3 Numeracy, at our high achieving 11-18 academy in Wakefield – Outwood Grange Academy. We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning. You will be working within a team of friendly, supportive and approachable colleaguesas part of a curriculum department to support students to develop their numeracy in small groups. You will work with students who are working below age related expectations, disadvantaged students and any other intervention groups who require necessary additional mentoring. You will make a huge contribution to the GCSE results by ensuring that students have the required knowledge to access the secondary curriculum.
The successful candidate must have Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths, and be willing to undertake the Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards or equivalent qualification or demonstrable experience, and possess strong IT skills, be a good communicator, approachable and have a positive attitude towards staff and students.
This post will be attractive to colleagues looking to develop their practice in a school where everybody is recognised as a learner. Due to the nature of the position, we are looking for someone who has strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
Outwood Grange Academy places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased student outcomes whilst developing their social and emotional resilience.
We can offer the successful candidate:
- Enthusiastic, professional, young people
- A committed and supportive staff team
- A positive learning environment
Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.
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