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  • Closing date

    1 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,762.00 - £25,654.00 Annually (Actual) Meridian Trust Support Pay Scale

Inclusion Support Assistant job summary

We are looking for a confident, resilient and personable team player who can support the Inclusion and Pastoral Leaders to secure continued improvements in student welfare and outcomes across the Academy. The successful candidate will need to role model high quality pastoral care and uphold high standards of conduct at all times, taking a calm and rational approach to conflict resolution. An excellent track record of building rapport with students, the ability to implement and monitor strategies, model therapeutic teaching strategies and share daily reports on progress and barriers, as essential. In return you can expect to work within a highly supportive and dedicated team, passionate about making a difference for our students.

The ideal candidate

  • Will possess outstanding communication skills and personal integrity.
  • Good educational background including GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths.
  • Will have awareness of child protection issues.
  • Will be able to deal with challenging situation in a calm and professional manner.
  • Assist with preparing learning materials and contribute to the delivery of learning objectives with a strong focus on positive behaviour.

Benefits of working for us:

As a multi-academy trust of 30 schools, Meridian Trust can provide a wide network of opportunities for collaboration and career development for both teaching and support staff. With an initial teaching training facility and a teaching hub network within our Trust, there are ample opportunities to both, get into teaching, and develop within the profession.

As well as the above we also offer:

  • Free annual eye tests
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme, offering mental health and wellbeing support
  • Unlimited value cycle to work scheme

To see the full range of benefits available, please visit Employee Benefits - Meridian Trust

Welcome to Lincroft Academy

I am very proud to be Principal at Lincroft Academy. Within our vibrant learning community, we share a common goal; to continually strive for excellence. At Lincroft, we maintain exceptionally high expectations and standards in everything we do, ensuring that our students receive the best possible education. We commit to educating, inspiring and supporting our students so that they can become exceptional learners, confident and empowered to make a rewarding contribution to society.

Our curriculum is designed to seamlessly build upon the foundation laid in primary school, preparing our students for post-16 education. High-quality teaching enables our students to achieve very well. Lincroft Academy now has some of the highest performing GCSE outcomes in Bedford and are above the national average. While we take immense pride in our students’ achievements, we remain committed to continuous improvement.

Every child at Lincroft Academy is known, valued and supported to be the best they can be. Our foremost priority is to create a safe and nurturing environment where students thrive. We promote kindness, respect and good manners, just as families do at home, so that our students can become decent adult citizens. Students at Lincroft are well supported through our House System because they work with the same team of staff throughout their Lincroft journey. This system of support fosters belonging, ensures students are known well and strengthens relationships and communication with families. Our comprehensive Inclusion Hub allows us to provide tailored support to students, regardless of their background or needs. Working alongside each other, being supportive and caring is integral to who we are. Our partnership with parents and carers is highly valued and we know that this is an essential part of a positive educational experience for our students.

Our staff are absolutely committed to the education of our students; they are passionate, dedicated and many of them send their children here too. Some of our ex-students now teach here. This speaks volumes about the sense of community at Lincroft. The opportunities provided at Lincroft are broad and many and, even then, continue to grow; from sports to the arts, business and careers – our curriculum extends very much outside the classroom. Our students consistently excel in sports and the arts, enhancing our strong reputation in these areas.

We are proud to be part of Meridian Trust, who look after a total of 30 academies including many in Bedfordshire. We have access to extensive knowledge, expertise and resource, not just at Lincroft, but across the entire Meridian network. This broader community provides our students with additional opportunities and experiences alongside their peers from other academies. This has also opened up investment opportunities to help modernise the school building and facilities.

As a parent of two children myself, I am personally committed to ensuring that the education we deliver at Lincroft is nothing less than I would accept for my own children. Lincroft Academy is a place where every child has the opportunity to realise their potential. We warmly welcome you to our community.

Emma Appadoo, Principal

To find out more about the Trust, please visit: www.meridiantrust.co.uk

For more information about the role please download the Applicant Information Pack.

Applications will be reviewed as received. Meridian Trust reserves the right to close applications early if a suitable candidate is sourced. To avoid disappointment, please submit your application early!

The Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), as well as social media checks.

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 Lincroft Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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