This job expired on 26 June 2024

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  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£12.00 Annually (Actual) Term time plus 14 days Holiday Clean 16 Hours per week

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Join Athena - Inspiring World-Class Education together!

At Athena, we are a passionate and forward-looking educational organisation committed to providing world-class education and helping individuals lead great lives. Our core values of "Dream Big, Take Responsibility, and Be Kind" guide our mission to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment where everyone can excel and grow.

About Us:

At Athena, we believe in the power of education to transform lives and shape a brighter future. We are dedicated to fostering a strong sense of community, where students, educators, and parents collaborate to achieve academic excellence and personal growth. Our commitment to "Dream Big, Take Responsibility, and Be Kind" underpins everything we do, inspiring our students to aim high, take ownership of their learning, and treat each other with respect and compassion.

We are inspired by wisdom, creativity and learning. Determined to create a world where all children get to go to great schools, our mission is to provide the knowledge and education to bring opportunities, choices and freedom.

If you want to be part of an inspirational team of big thinkers who will support you to develop your full potential and value your knowledge, passion, wellbeing and commitment, it sounds like you could be on your way to joining us and becoming an Athenian.

Our Commitment to You:

We recognise that all of our people have a role to play in ensuring our students have access to world class education and so are our most valuable asset. We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment that promotes both personal and professional growth. Here are some of the benefits and perks you can enjoy as a member of our team:

People: passionate about making a difference in the lives of each other and our students

Development: we love learning and provide all with professional development opportunities. We invest in our employees' growth and development through continuous learning opportunities, training programs, and mentorship.

Flexibility: We believe in achieving work-life balance, and we offer flexible working arrangements to suit your individual needs. Our staff work flexibly within a range of different patterns and positions

Value: our staff have a great pension, lots of holiday entitlement, access to sick pay and nationally negotiated rates of pay

Impact: we work as a team to improve our children’s life chances and opportunities

Leaders: we see everyone as a school leader

Support: valuing our employee time and impact by investing it well and providing wrap around support

Wellbeing: we value the holiday we have to do things that make us happy and healthy

Employee Wellbeing Initiatives: your wellbeing is important to us. We offer a range of initiatives and resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health.

Car Schemes: we offer car schemes that cater to your commuting needs.

Perkbox: Enjoy access to Perkbox, a platform offering a wide array of discounts, benefits, and rewards to enhance your lifestyle.

Join us on this journey to inspire greatness in ourselves and others. Together, we can create a brighter future and make a lasting difference in the lives of our students and the communities we serve.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about our values and dedicated to making a meaningful impact on education, we invite you to apply. Please complete the application form on My New Term and tell us about how you connect with our values of "Dream Big, Take Responsibility, and Be Kind" and what you feel you can contribute to our team and our goal to deliver world class education.

Please see the attached Applicant Pack for more information about this role.

Please note: This role is essential and as such we will be interviewing as suitable applicants apply. We reserve the right to close this role early should vacancies be filled before the closing date.

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 Pool Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
632 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Pool Academy, in the heart of West Cornwall, is a community school that puts its pupils at the centre of everything it does. With excellent pastoral care, allied to an aspirational academic curriculum, we offer a student experience which is second to none.

Popular with parents and surrounded by beautiful countryside and amazing beaches, Pool Academy is the perfect place to take the next step in your career and enjoy all that Cornwall has to offer. Staff at Pool Academy pride themselves on providing a supportive environment, a clear vision for raising outcomes and a belief in the importance of extra-curricular opportunities.

Central to everything we do are our core values: Aspiration, Belonging and Respect. We have the highest aspirations for all students and we mirror these with the very highest expectations for student conduct. This ensures learning is maximised and all students thrive in a caring and respectful environment.

Our vision is driven by the desire to remove any barriers which could prevent students from achieving academic success. Key to this is giving students opportunities to develop self-esteem through academic success. Our dedicated and highly skilled staff team thrive on this, working with parents and carers to produce confident, ambitious young adults who are equipped with the education and skills they will need in order to make positive and sustained contributions to society.

Our students are confident and articulate. They are polite and well behaved. Student leadership is a strength of the school and the prefects underpin a strong network of student support and leadership.

Pool Academy is a technology led creative community which uses resources to engender success for all its students. Every student and member of staff has an iPad and their use is embedded in our ambitious and rigorous curriculum.

The Trustees are deeply invested in all areas of the school and have been instrumental In ensuring our facilities and learning environment are the envy of many other schools. Our extra-curricular offer is extensive. We believe that an arts and sports education is essential for students’ development and that creativity is central to all disciplines.

Our website provides an initial insight, therefore you are very welcome to visit us and see for yourself what makes Pool Academy so special.

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