Lead Teaching Assistant: Cover
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Job start date
1 September 2023
9 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)
24 May 2023
- Higher level teaching assistant
- View all Full timejobs - 37 hours per week / 41 weeks per year (term time only plus 2 weeks)
Full-time equivalent salary
- Band 5 £20,452 - £22,012 pro rata (£22,437 - £24,148 fte.)
What skills and experience we're looking for
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.
- 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.
What the school offers its staff
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.
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About Admiral Lord Nelson School
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1129 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- Email address
- Phone number
- 023 9236 4536
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 are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Science teacher who works well in a team. We are looking for a specialist with strong subject knowledge, who quickly builds relationships with students and breaks down barriers to learning. We want a teacher who inspires children to achieve their potential and loves to see their students experiencing the joy of success every day in their learning! Salterns Academy Trust is a learning community where every member of staff understands the difference they can make to our students’ outcomes, both academically and to their personal development. Our commitment to being a UNICEF Rights Respecting School is at the heart of our inclusive ethos and curriculum, with mutually respectful relationships forming the foundation of our happy, successful school. At Admiral Lord Nelson School, we work collegiately with our partner school, Trafalgar School in the pursuit of excellence in Science education so that we are significantly improving the life chances of all of our young people in Portsmouth. We have a national reputation for being a truly inclusive school with excellent standards and principled curriculum design, having a very high Ebacc entry. Our deep-rooted and longstanding commitment to being a UNICEF Rights Respecting School led to us being the only school invited to a garden party with all the Soccer Aid celebrities hosted by the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street and we have recently been reaccredited with UNICEF RRS Gold Award status in recognition of our ambassadorial work. We are equally passionate about promoting creativity across all aspects of our curriculum, for which we were the first school in England to hold a Triple Artsmark Platinum Award and were designated the TES Creative School of the Year for 2019. This is a genuinely exciting school to be part of, morally driven by our core values of Inclusivity, Wellbeing and High Expectations; we really do value our staff and place the voice of our incredible students at the heart of all we do!
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