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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed term for the duration of the apprenticeship course

Full-time equivalent salary

£6.40 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

Knowledge and Experience

  • Working flexibly to meet business needs

  • Experience of working in a school environment or working with children/young people

  • Previous experience working with children with Special Needs and/or disabilities and/or challenging behaviours

  • Experience of working with students in small groups or in 1:1 situations

Skills & Key Criteria

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of audiences

  • Ability to use standard ICT packages including Microsoft Office

  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality, including following general data protection regulations

  • Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential child safeguarding issues

What the school offers its staff

The Trustees are seeking to appoint an Apprentice Teaching Assistant for Sedgefield Community College to start September 2024. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

Would you like to progress your career in a school judged by Ofsted to be ‘outstanding’ and where student achievement and attitudes are amongst the best across our entire region? Would you like to work in a school that enjoys exceptional facilities in our state-of-the-art building and where staff wellbeing and opportunities for professional development are at the heart of everything we do? If the answer to both of these questions is, ‘Yes,’ then Sedgefield Community College could be the right school for you.

Sedgefield Community College has a fantastic opportunity for an organised and reliable Apprentice Teaching Assistant that will support the school’s existing SEN department. Our appointed candidate will have a positive work ethic and can-do attitude, and be able to work in a busy school environment.

Our successful candidate will work towards a nationally recognised Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification, delivered by Darlington College.

At Sedgefield Community College we seek to raise aspirations, empower pupils, developing their capacity to make informed choices and lead a happy, healthy life. We embrace diversity, recognize individual needs and encourage all pupils to achieve their best. We are looking for someone with drive, passion and a desire for nothing but the best for our pupils. The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 Sedgefield Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
991 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01740 617777

At Sedgefield Community College, the word ACHIEVE underpins our desire to support all of our students to reach their full potential during their time with us. It represents our determination for students to succeed in all of the different aspects of life at our school, whether it be reaching their full academic potential in the classroom or being the best that they can be beyond it.

We are a school that successfully combines traditional values of respect and personal responsibility with an appreciation of the necessity to always look forward and continue our development to achieve all that we can.

Arranging a visit to Sedgefield Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@sedgefield.cc.

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