12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 August 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,827.00 - £24,856.00 Annually (Actual) Support Grade F £22,827.00 - £24,856. (FTE £26,421 to £28,770) (April 2024 Pay award pending)

Forward Step/Make a Change (MAC) Pastoral Support Officer job summary

As the successful candidate you will work as part of a highly skilled team to deliver support which enables students to re-engage with education in the mainstream or to transition to an appropriate alternative. You will work alongside colleagues to create a culture of success cemented within the highest of social and academic expectations with a strong held belief that there is no barrier that cannot be overcome without the right support. 

King's Lynn Academy has been recognised as having a moral imperative to do what is best for young people, the successful applicant for this exciting new role will be working as part of the team who are at the centre of the inclusive ethos of the academy.

Kings Lynn Academy is a positive place of learning, our Mission is ‘Learning without Limits’. We do not put any ceilings on how high our students can go and have high ambitions for everyone here. We support every student to make great progress and want every student to be the best they can be by setting challenging targets for their future success. We support each student from their own starting point and believe that success is best achieved by doing the little things well, every day through a consistent desire from every student to make continual progress focusing on daily personal bests to help students to go further faster.

By getting to know every student well and providing the assistance each person needs to succeed, we create a strong community where our staff and students truly pull together.

You will need to work across Monday to Friday each week with working hours per week of 37, and you will be required to attend work during term time, plus an additional week to incorporate training days at the school.

Support Grade F

£22,827.00 - £24,856. (FTE £26,421 to £28,770) (April 2024 Pay award pending)

37 hours per week, Term Time plus one week (39 weeks per year)

Closing Date: Friday 01 August 2024 at noon

Interviews scheduled to be advised.

If we receive sufficient applicants of a high calibre, we may bring the closing date forward.

Role Purpose

To work as part of a highly skilled team to deliver support which enables students to re-engage with education in the mainstream or to transition to an appropriate alternative. To work alongside colleagues to create a culture of success cemented within the highest of social and academic expectations with a strong held belief that there is no barrier that cannot be overcome without the right support. 

You will demonstrate the high standards we expect our students to attain. This will include dress code, punctuality, and social interactions. You will consistently model the highest of expectations to achieve success. 

For full details of the duties and requirements of this role please review the job description and person specification.

We may close this application early should we receive sufficient applications of a high calibre.


All of our roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Eastern Multi Academy Trust (EMAT) is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check including the Children's Barred List.

EMAT is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, employee support services to welcome and support staff from different backgrounds. Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment and signal our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity and welcome part time or flexible working applicants.


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)
medical
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 King's Lynn Academy

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

School location

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