This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
30 hours a week
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade D Points 3-4 £18,562 -£18,933 FTE
Actual salary
Actual 12,769.52 - £12,916.24

Job summary

Montsaye Academy is an ambitious and high achieving Secondary Academy judged to be ‘GOOD’ by OFSTED on their visit in January 2019.
We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join an established and friendly team supporting students with a range of special educational and physical needs including behavioural barriers to success. Responsibilities include supporting students with mobility difficulties and Educational Health and Care plans. (EHCP)
The Academy is located in the historic Northamptonshire market town of Rothwell, easily reached from Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and Bedfordshire.
Montsaye Academy is a vibrant and active community where learning and achievement, in their widest sense are viewed as the core purpose of our work. It is also a caring and supportive environment in which children can become adults, unafraid to make mistakes, flexible enough to overcome obstacles and ambitious enough not to be extraordinary not average. Our values of Excellence, Resilience and Aspiration are firmly embedded and are at the heart of everything we do at Montsaye Academy.
The academy is a member of the Pathfinder Schools Multi-Academy Trust and collaborates closely with the Trust Central Team and its eight other schools.
The academy has developed very effective partnerships with other local secondary schools which enhances our curriculum and supports our practice.
We are fortunate to support the learning of nearly 1000 students aged between the ages of 11-18, including a vibrant Sixth Form.
Our students join us from Rothwell and Desborough and a number of neighbouring villages and towns.
We employ just over 200 staff, including 70 Teachers and Leaders and 140 Support Staff who enable our academy and pupils to thrive.
Our on-site facilities include:
• An on-site Community Sports Centre with a Sports Hall, Swimming Pool, Fitness Suite, Dance Studio, a full-size 3rd Generation Rubber Crumb all weather pitch, grass football pitches and multi-use games areas.
• Staff room and Faculty bases
• Newly renovated state of the art Science Laboratories
• Dedicated Sixth-Form Centre
• On-site staff parking
We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Interviews may begin soon after receipt of applications for shortlisted candidates, therefore we recommend that you apply early.
If you are interested in arranging a tour of the school or would like to speak with a member of the school team to learn more about our Academy and the role, please email the academy HR Manager Lisa Pinney-Filaiti who will assist you further
To apply please submit an application form and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post. Application forms can be downloaded from the Pathfinder Schools vacancies page. Completed applications should be sent via email
Pathfinder Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are mandatory for all posts within Pathfinder Schools.
Pathfinder Schools is passionate about its values of collaboration, humanity and independence, we believe that when people feel respected and included they can be more creative, innovative, and successful. We are committed to an inclusive workforce that represents many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our colleagues, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, ethnicity, age, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. While we have more work to do to advance diversity and inclusion, we’re committed to moving our Trust and the education sector forward.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01536 418844

About Montsaye Academy

At Montsaye Academy, our philosophy is that everyone matters. We are committed to raising standards and ensuring a culture of high expectations, where everyone aspires to exceed their potential.

Arranging a visit to Montsaye Academy

If you are interested in arranging a tour of the school or would like to speak with a member of the school team to learn more about our Academy and the role, please email the academy HR Manager Lisa Pinney-Filaiti who will assist you further

School location

Greening Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 6BB

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