Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,598.00 - £32,134.00 Annually (FTE) Unqualified Teacher Range 1-6

Assistant SENCo job summary

The role of Assistant SENCo is pivotal to our ongoing journey to make TGS the very best place for each individual student to achieve and be happy and healthy. You will be joining an experienced team with the highest commitment to providing the very best education and care. We take staff workload and wellbeing seriously in the school and the Trust. The post would most likely suit a candidate who has recent and relevant experience of the assistant SENCo brief and is looking to broaden their professional development further. We are interested in applicants who are inspirational, committed and who can offer complementarity to our existing team.

The successful candidate will be well supported into this role but there will be a strong expectation that they will master their brief in a timely manner and quickly start evidencing impact within and beyond their job description. Our staff, parents and governors rightly have the very highest expectations of the additional needs team and if you join the school you will be expected to model exacting standards in all aspects of your practice.

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
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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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