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  • Closing date

    23 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,850.00 - £27,330.00 Annually (Actual) Full Year, 37h per week

Communications Officer job summary

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

Please refer to our safeguarding policy on the Athena Learning Trust website at:

https://www.athenalearningtrust.uk/policies

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About Athena Learning Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust

Athena Learning Trust consists of Atlantic Academy, Altarnun Primary, Bideford College, Egloskerry Primary, Launceston College and Launceston Primary School.

Our Trust is vibrant, energetic and has exceptional people across our Schools. You will be joining an existing high quality school team who give an exceptional level of learning assistant support to our schools. We focus on the happiness and healthiness of our employees, with a practical focus on wellbeing, from ‘light touch’ marking to addressing behaviour centrally to ensure disruption free learning. We have a comprehensive employee assistance programme and a scheme offering rewards and savings at a large range of shops and supermarkets.

Our vision is to develop adventurous and ambitious students, who have the character, resilience and self-awareness required to be successful, whatever their background or circumstances. We seek to teach and support them to be responsible as well as happy and successful young people by learning the knowledge, skills and values that are essential for society.

Our pupils are amazing! We have exceptionally high aspirations for them and seek to support all our students no matter what their background or circumstances. We offer a distinctively broad, personalised, and academically rigorous curriculum across our primary and secondary schools, and aspire to the highest standards of teaching and learning. As a Trust we share information and best practices to ensure we focus on an excellent and sustainable 0-19 learning journey for children, with a strong focus on our school and Trust community.

The Trust offers expert guidance and advice to students to help them shape and achieve their future goals without limitation. We want to equip every student with the knowledge, skills and values they need to achieve the very best that they can.

We seek applicants who are aligned to our vision and ethos and have the talent and passion to deliver that vision successfully. We support all our schools with an extensive range of shared services, including: trust-wide leadership and management, tailored and supportive CPD, safeguarding activity, external network opportunities and high quality expertise in teaching and learning, school improvement, financial, administrative, estates and HR.

If you want to spend your time being part of a team supporting the delivery of high quality teaching and have real influence and impact on the outcomes of young people whilst taking advantage of the lifestyle that miles of beautiful coastline, beaches and scenery that our settings can provide - we want to hear from you.

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