This job expired on 20 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full-time
Contract type
Fixed term (31st August 2022)
Salary
Level 4, Actual Salary (£14,479 to £15,366)

Job summary

Principal: Mr R Kelsall

Required: As Soon As Possible
Learning and Teaching Assistant
Temporary to 31st August 2022
Term Time Only, 32.5 Hours per week
Level 4, Actual Salary (£14,479 to £15,366)

The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic Learning & Teaching Assistant to join our strong team of highly motivated professionals who work collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout Key Stages 3 and 4. This role involves personal care of students. This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspirational individuals to join a creative, supportive faculty.

At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well as the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

Closing Date for this Post: Monday 20th September at 9:00am
Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1267 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01782882100

About Discovery Academy

Our largest Academy opened in September 2011 and moved into a new £25 million accommodation in September 2013. Student numbers are increasing and attainment for all students is improving steadily. The highly qualified and committed staff follow the ‘mission statement’ of Expect Excellence. Steady improvement was validated by Ofsted in 2016 with good judgments for teaching, behaviour and leadership. In 2017 we are very proud that Discovery was the most improved Academy in the City, with results continuing to improve in 2018.

Arranging a visit to Discovery Academy

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

School location

Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0GA

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