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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Subjects

Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£6.40 - £6.40 Hourly National Apprenticeship Wage

Apprentice Learning Support Assistant job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and competent Apprentice Learning Support Assistant who will work well as part of a team who truly want the best from our students. If you enjoy working with young people and would like to help them prepare for their future working lives we would like to hear from you.

  • Fixed term: 16 Months

Due to our increasing PAN and student numbers, we are excited to offer the opportunity to join our academy as our staff body continues to grow and support our larger year groups of 220 students. This is an exciting time to join our academy as we celebrate our Outstanding Academy Inspection in November 2023. Inspectors stated that Bristnall Hall Academy is a “truly inclusive and harmonious school” and that “everyone is proud to be part of a close-knit school community that is working together with a common purpose.” Our staff “feel valued” and our classrooms “ooze enthusiasm and productivity”.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking individual, with a real drive to enhance students’ experience of secondary education. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious professional with the ability to provide support to students with special needs within the care of the Teaching Assistant to enable them to gain maximum benefit from the curriculum, integrate with other students and adjust to and cope with the day-to-day experiences of life in a secondary academy. The successful candidate will join an academy which is dynamic and inspiring, creating a culture of outstanding success amongst our students. As a key member of the team, you will work with children to assist with the development of communication, reading and writing skills, basic educational skills and general curriculum activities as directed by the teacher or SENDCO. Previous experience of a role in an educational establishment is desirable but not essential as the successful candidate will undertake a level 2/3 Teaching Assistant qualification as part of the role. This role requires, a grade C/4 or equivalent in English and Maths.

The department is part of a well led, mutually supportive Learning Support team; there is a very strong commitment to improving standards. The appointed candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues and will be supported by a strong SLT.

Why choose Bristnall Hall Academy? We have a key focus on staff well-being, with a number of initiatives in place across the academy including bespoke departmental marking and assessment policies which have dramatically reduced teacher workload. If you want to inspire, aspire and achieve, come and join something special and make your mark.

We aim to provide our young people with the qualifications, skills and attributes to have a successful and happy life.

In return, you can expect fantastic Professional Development opportunities, a comprehensive employee benefits package, shopping discounts, cycle-to-work and gym schemes, cinema tickets and an employee assistance programme.

Bristnall Hall Academy is sponsored by Academy Transformation Trust, whose mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for their pupils and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to staff who are key to their success.

To learn more and apply online, please see our application pack for more information and visit our careers page.

The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023. We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications. We are open to Flexible Working.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bristnall Hall Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and successful applicants will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023.

We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications. We are open to Flexible Working.

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About Bristnall Hall Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1042 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Bristnall Hall Academy is part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies.

Bristnall Hall Academy is an 11-16, unique community academy with an extensive offering supported by a strong reputation for partnerships and inclusivity. We are a thriving and oversubscribed academy with a well-established reputation for outcomes for students. In 2022, our Progress 8 of +0.84 made us the highest performing Academy in Sandwell again.

We are on a journey of rapid transformation toward outstanding and this is indicated in our latest Ofsted inspection in November 2021, where Ofsted validated the significant progress Bristnall Hall Academy has made beyond the realms of Good and not instead, has ‘sufficient evidence of improved performance to suggest that it might be judged Outstanding’.

We have a key focus on staff well-being, with a number of initiatives in place across the academy including bespoke departmental marking and assessment policies which have dramatically reduced teacher workload. If you want to inspire, aspire and achieve, come and join something special and make your mark.

We aim to provide our young people with the qualifications, skills and attributes to have a successful and happy life. Whilst other schools and academies often comment on their struggles with recruiting quality, specialist staff, Bristnall Hall has retained and recruited successfully. From this term, we have even more outstanding teachers who will further strengthen our remarkable team.

We have a key focus on staff well-being, with a number of initiatives in place across the academy including bespoke departmental marking and assessment policies which have dramatically reduced teacher workload. If you want to inspire, aspire and achieve, come and join something special and make your mark.

We aim to provide our young people with the qualifications, skills and attributes to have a successful and happy life.

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