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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2023

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC 15-19 £22,125-£23,813

Additional allowances

LGPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential

Good standard of education especially with regard to literacy and numeracy skills.

Previous experience in an education environment

Experience of working with students, parents and professionals

Experience of training and knowledge in relation to the code of practice

Experience and understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures

Good verbal and written communication skills appropriate to the need to communicate effectively with colleagues, students, parents/carers and other professionals

Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding school roles and responsibilities including own

Good standard of numeracy and literacy skills

Ability to use basic ICT packages and equipment effectively

Ability to absorb and understand a wide range of information

Basic understanding of child development and learning principles

Good working knowledge of behaviour management strategies

Good understanding and experience of effective strategies and interventions to support pupils with SEND


Desirable

GCSE Maths and English grade C or equivalent

NVQ Level 3 or 4 for Teaching Assistants, a teaching qualification, degree or equivalent

Experience of managing staff

Understanding of National and Local Policies for SEND

Working knowledge of national curriculum and other basic learning programmes / strategies

Working knowledge of relevant policies and procedures, and awareness of relevant legislation


What the school offers its staff

Spencer Academies Trust is a multi-academy trust with schools across the East Midlands, and with a strategic focus on Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

A high performing regional MAT with a national reputation for excellence, Spencer Academies Trust schools include primary, secondary and sixth form provision. Our academies work across highly diverse city and rural communities, including a strong presence in Derby and Nottingham. Standards and expectations in trust schools are high – and the trust focus on rapid improvement on the journey to outstanding education delivery.


Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.


We currently have 17 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.

Mission

Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.

Vision

Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.


Further details about the role

Arnold Hill Spencer Academy are seeking to appoint a full time, permanent Higher Level Teaching Assistant responsible for cognition and learning who will be part of a strong and experienced learning support team.

This is a responsible role, which will make an important contribution to the academy’s Inclusion Team. We are looking for staff with experience and enthusiasm to work with pupils with a range of special needs and disabilities including autism, social, emotional and mental health difficulties. You will need to be able to work flexibly to meet the changing needs of pupils. You will be joining a forward looking and dynamic team which is warm and friendly, but which has high expectations of everyone.


Commitment to safeguarding

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

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About Arnold Hill Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1573 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01159554804

Arnold Hill Spencer Academy is a special place to learn and work. Our students are impressive young people, whose behaviour and achievements are something to be proud of. Our aim is for all members of the community to “Be inspired and achieve together” and to provide opportunities for this on a daily basis.

We teach our students the value of respect, how to act responsibly and support them to become mature, independent young people. We very much believe in the potential of every student, enabling them to thrive in our caring environment.

We are a member of the Spencer Academies Trust and benefit from the support of an established trust. To find out more about The Spencer Academies Trust, please visit www.satrust.com

Arranging a visit to Arnold Hill Spencer Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ashley.brown@arnoldhillacademy.co.uk.

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