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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£26,845.00 - £30,151.00 Annually (FTE) (£23,955 - £26,906 pro rata, per annum)

Attendance Officer and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead job summary

Our aim is to become “The school of choice.” Our vision is to provide ALL with the opportunity to succeed, to breed confidence and thus pride in our community. We wish to build more capacity to improve our school by appointing staff who have what it takes to deliver our vision.

Reporting to: Head of School and DSL

Salary: Grade G

Hours to be worked: 37 hours per week Mon-Fri. Term-time plus 3 weeks.

We are seeking to appoint a committed, empathetic and adaptive person to join our dedicated Safeguarding Team at Neale-Wade Academy to proactively work alongside key staff and external agencies to promote excellent levels of attendance and reduce levels of absenteeism.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a public/educational setting with secondary school age young people (11-16).

They will have the skills and ability to establish supportive working relationships with pupils, parents and carers  and be committed to the highest standards of child protection.

Resilience, empathy, a sense of humour and the ability to use initiative are among the essential attributes required for this role.

If you are passionate about improving outcomes for students and you are looking for an exciting opportunity to have a real impact in a fast-paced and innovative environment, this could be the job for you.

(Please view attachments for a detailed Job Description and Person Specification)

Would you like to visit us?

Informal visits are most welcome. With lots of onsite parking Neale-Wade is an easy commute by car in a well-connected location, walkable distance to March train station that runs regular services, including to Peterborough and Cambridge. Contact Hannah Warren on 01354 606000 to arrange a visit.

Applicants are advised to apply early for this post as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.

Neale-Wade academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. The Active Learning Trust Limited are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

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 Neale-Wade Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1333 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Neale Wade Academy is an educational establishment for 11 - 18 year old students.

School location

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