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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)
  • Other support roles

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Working pattern

Full time: 32.5hours per week (Term Time +1 Week)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

SCALE 7-11 £24,494 - £25,979 FTE

Pay scale

£18,272 - £19,890 PRO-RATA SALARY

What skills and experience we're looking for

With effect from September 2024, we are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to join the Academy’s Student Support Team. The Student Support Team is a very close-knit and effective group of individuals who provide high quality and personalised care and support in the belief that this is key to student success and enjoyment during their time at the Academy.

The successful candidate will be involved mainly in the supervision of classes where work has been set by absent teachers or students who are undertaking self-directed learning. This post will be open to any applicant with suitable skills and experience. This position may be particularly attractive to graduates who are thinking of pursuing a career in teaching in the longer term.

Applicants for this post must be enthusiastic and possess a positive and determined character which is seen as an essential part of the role. You must have positive approaches to and enjoy working with young people and be able to set clear guidelines for them. The post offers a fulfilling opportunity to work with young people at the Academy.

Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 15 July 2024 and shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email with details of the arrangements. The post will be offered subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 8 July 2024 (by 09.00)


What the school offers its staff

Attleborough Academy is a popular, 11 to 18 Academy which is continually developing to meet the demands of providing the highest quality education for all students. The Academy joined the Sapientia Education Trust (SET) in June 2020 which was an exciting and important development for the school. The SET are committed to bringing like-minded schools together to work in partnership to develop a world class education. Just before Easter 2023, we were pleased to announce that we achieved the World Class School Quality Mark which is a tribute to all in our community. 

We are an inclusive, friendly and effective learning community with high aspirations and a reputation for innovation. Excellent relationships between students and staff are at the heart of the ethos of the Academy and are often commented on by those who visit the Academy. The Academy is a hardworking and caring community of people with high standards and high expectations. Our core values are Commitment, Acknowledgement, Respect and Excellence (CARE). CARE therefore has a genuine meaning within our Academy as we want the Academy to be a place where these values are seen in all aspects of our work together.

The Trust offers its staff a comprehensive and competitive package, great benefits, a commitment to their development and fantastic culture and values.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2022, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Attleborough Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
884 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Attleborough Academy is a popular, 11 to 18 Academy which is continually developing to meet the demands of providing the highest quality education for all students. Later this academic year, Attleborough Academy will be joining the Sapientia Education Trust (SET) which is an exciting and important development for the Academy. The SET are committed to bringing like-minded schools together to work in partnership to develop a world class education. This merger promises to bring multiple benefits in terms of teaching and learning and new opportunities for students and staff.

We are an inclusive, friendly and effective learning community with high aspirations and a reputation for innovation. Excellent relationships between students and staff are at the heart of the ethos of the Academy and are often commented on by those who visit the Academy. The Academy is a hardworking and caring community of people with high standards and high expectations. Our core values are Commitment, Acknowledgement, Respect and Excellence (CARE). CARE therefore has a genuine meaning within our Academy as we want the Academy to be a place where these values are seen in all aspects of our work together.

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