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  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Usual salary plus TLR/RA 3C £1,883.00

EPQ Coordinator (Post 16) job summary

TLR/RA 3C £1,883.00

The EPQ has flourished since its addition to our Post 16 curriculum, and is recognised by both students and staff as highly beneficial for students applying for higher/further education and training or employment.

Whilst Coordinators are expected to take responsibility in the following areas, the fluid nature of the development of the Academy will mean that changes are inevitable, and this list should not be viewed as exhaustive.

  • Develop and provide access to sessions that help train EPQ students how to research, plan and construct a project of their own choosing over the course of the academic year.
  • Report regularly, as part of the academy's assessment procedures on the progress of students
  • Analyse data on student performance and act on the findings to raise standards.
  • Monitor students' progress and put in place appropriate interventions to support those students' who progress is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • Be responsible for ensuring the highest possible standards of attainment are achieved by the students during their period of completion for the EPQ.
  • Oversee the recruitment and selection of students to follow the EPQ qualification.

Please note: the contract term and contract type for this vacancy will coincide with your current contractual terms and conditions

If you experience any issues whilst using MyNewTerm, then please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HR Team via email, hr@changinglives.education or T: 01946 820 356.

Changing Lives Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to screening including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and also past employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview.

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 West Lakes Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1212 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are a thriving, ambitious and forward thinking 11-18 academy situated on the edge of the beautiful Lake District. Our modern £26m building provides outstanding facilities, incorporating cutting edge technology which creates a bright and motivational learning environment. As a Teaching School and Multi Academy Trust we are building strong links with other schools in the local area and nationally. This role therefore provides significant career development opportunities as we continue to grow. We offer a comprehensive programme of individualised, evidence based CPD as well as encouraging colleagues to further their development through courses such as the National Professional Qualifications, a Masters degree, or supporting extra-curricular qualifications.

The academy’s Sponsors - Sellafield Limited, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the University of Central Lancashire have each played an important role in its success and are committed to its continued improvement.

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