Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,808 - £22,485 per annum pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be able to lead, assist and accompany with curricular and extra-curricular activities and will be able to provide skilled support to students with severe learning, behavioural, communication, social and physical difficulties. The ideal candidate will be confident at working with small groups of children and will be able to establish positive relationships with supported students.

What the school offers its staff

  • Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities.
  • An array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
  • Entry to a career average pension scheme.
  • A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career.
  • Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
  • A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career.
  • We takethe wellbeing and health of employees seriously. We have a range of support mechanisms and benefits available to employees and the Trust has signed up to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter.

Further details about the role

You will be required to lead a team of Teaching Assistants alongside the SENCO and work in partnership with teachers to support learning in line with the national curriculum, codes of practise, polices and procedures. The role will require you to act as a form tutor and accompany off site educational visits.

Applying for the job

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About Friesland School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1293 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01623 259609

The Trust is a family of schools with a common ethos and values who share collective goals. We have a united passion to transform the lives of children and young people in our local community by achieving the very best we can for every student in our schools. Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all, enabling our students to gain confidence, raise their aspirations and become well prepared for adult life. We are a large and growing Trust, which currently employs over 1,000 colleagues. We support career and professional development through structured CPD, secondments to other schools within the Trust (including promotion opportunities), and we foster sharing of good practice through a range of subject specialist groups across our schools. These opportunities to develop your career exist within a culture that values your contribution and enables you to achieve your personal goals whilst improving the educational experience and life choices of our students. When joining any of our schools, you will receive a structured induction, and if you are an NQT, you can expect a programme of professional advice and support to help you successfully complete the NQT year. We offer you: • a competitive salary and benefits package including pensions, generous holiday provisions and ancillary benefits; • an environment where you will be working with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals; • the chance to develop your skills, practice and experience through a range of opportunities with one or more of our schools. What we seek from you: • a commitment to our ethos and values; • a passion to deliver the best education you can for every child or young person, making a positive difference; • the energy to act as a role model and a source of inspiration for our students. We are a growing Trust with a strong reputation. Our schools are located in the counties of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and our current schools are Ashfield School, Frederick Gent School, Heritage High School, The Manor Academy, Selston High School, Swanwick Hall School, Friesland School and Wilsthorpe School. To find out more about us, please go to The Two Counties Trust website. We hope we will be welcoming you to our Trust in the near future.

Arranging a visit to Friesland School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email abbie.lane@ttct.co.uk.

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