LEAD TEACHING ASSISTANT: Cover

Admiral Lord Nelson School, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO3 5XT

14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    21 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,512 - £22,223

LEAD TEACHING ASSISTANT: Cover job summary

  • To deliver lessons to classes in the absence of their usual subject teacher.
  • To assist teachers in their preparation and delivery of the curriculum.
  • To provide administrative support across the curriculum.
  • To deliver Learning Development and Accelerated Reader lessons.
  • To provide support to students so they are empowered to successfully manage their own learning beyond lessons.
  • To be a tutor and play an active role in the establishment of their House ethos.
  • To promote restorative practice at every opportunity, in meetings and communications, with parents, students and colleagues, to maintain the strong, inclusive ethos of the school.

Using the application form

To apply please complete the application form that can be found on the website www.alns.co.uk and return it together with your letter of application to recruitment@alns.co.uk. Alternatively, please contact Miss Jeal at Admiral Lord Nelson School.

All applications will be acknowledged and unsuccessful candidates will be notified by post.

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Supporting documents

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About Admiral Lord Nelson School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1129 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
02392364536

Thank you for your interest in working here at Admiral Lord Nelson School. Please find details of the post together with information about our school!

Always oversubscribed, we are expanding our school so that more local families can experience the excellent education offered here at Admiral Lord Nelson School for over two decades! Therefore, we wish to extend our Student Support team. You will be working closely with the Assistant Headteacher: Inclusivity to deliver lessons to classes in the absence of their usual teacher. This role is for those that enjoy a challenge, working with students and doing something different every day. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable.

We will expect you to have a genuine passion for your own professional development and be a practitioner who quickly builds positive relationships with students. This role is for someone who can support to students, so they are empowered to successfully manage their own learning beyond lessons.

Salterns Academy Trust is a learning community where every member of staff is motivated by the positive difference they will make to the personal development and the futures of our young people of Portsmouth. It was formed when Admiral Lord Nelson School became a converter academy in April 2014 and sponsored Trafalgar School, which is now our thriving partner Secondary School in Portsmouth.

We have a national reputation for being a truly inclusive school with excellent standards and principled curriculum design, we have a deep-rooted and longstanding commitment to being a UNICEF Rights Respecting School This is a genuinely exciting school to be part of, morally driven by our core values of Inclusivity, Wellbeing and High Expectations.

You will be joining a well-established, innovative team, who enjoy working together, supporting each other to provide and assist teachers in the preparation and delivery of the curriculum.

Sharing good practice is commonplace amongst all teams in our school and our professional learning programme will give you the chance to support colleagues across the school as they really think about how best to build relationships with students and with each other, focusing on restorative practice and further developing our core values of high expectations, inclusivity and wellbeing. We pride ourselves on helping great support staff become the best they can be no matter where they are in their career and as a Lead Teaching Assistant you will play a role in the development of staff within the team and across the school at all stages of their careers.

If you are ambitious and looking to take the next step, we will invest in your development and offer rapid career progression.

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