EXPIRED

This job expired on 25 June 2023

  • Closing date

    25 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Full Time Equivalent salary is £22,934pa, the actual salary will be £19,701.19 per annum

Learning Mentor – SEND job summary

Seahaven Academy is a very proud community, with really big ambitions and incredibly high expectations for all our students. We whole-heartedly believe in our United Learning motto: ‘the best in everyone’.

Our recent inspection confirmed we are a ‘good’ school in all areas with a track record of strong outcomes for our students. We are unapologetically ambitious for every child, no matter what their background, prior attainment or needs. We provide all our young people with the challenge and support they need to achieve their goals to enable them to lead happy and fulfilling lives. We strongly believe in ‘Education with Character’ and want our young people to look back on their time at Seahaven as an education which has inspired and rewarded them and prepared them for the ups and downs of life.

The strength of relationships between students and staff is second to none, and we know that we can make a real difference to our students’ lives. Add to this a vibrant atmosphere, a stunning cliff-top location and excellent facilities and it is easy to see why we feel so passionately about our academy and the work we do at Seahaven.

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact HR at hr1@seahavenacademy.org.uk for an appointment.

The Role:

Why join our SEND team?

Working in our school is more than a job, you get to make a difference in our students’ lives. For some of our students their home lives can be difficult or in crisis and what we can offer is stability, staff that care and are passionate about making our students lives better. Working in our school is both rewarding and fulfilling, there can be moments of frustration but the good always far outweighs the bad and if you can make a student smile that is having a really difficult time, or give them clarity when they don’t understand, then you know the impact you have made.

This role will be part of a dedicated team to provide support to students to achieve their best possible outcomes, this can include in class support or providing learning activities for individuals or small groups of students.

If you are considering a teaching post then this role can give you the opportunity to experience a Secondary School, there can be the option to teach a cover class. United Teaching can offer you next steps into teaching.

If you want the satisfaction of knowing that you have made a student’s day better by supporting them then come join us.

Previous experience is not necessary training will be given where needed. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

Diversity, Inclusion and Safeguarding

Seahaven Academy is an equal opportunities employer committed to ensuring continuing professional development for staff and uses the Rooney Rule as part of the recruitment process, please see the job pack for further information. We take rigorous measures to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and two satisfactory references.


Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants for people working with children and vulnerable adults will need to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced clearance for this authority.

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About Seahaven Academy

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

Seahaven Academy is an 11-16 school serving the community of Newhaven and surrounding areas. Following an inspection by Ofsted in November 2021, the school has again been judged as ‘good’ in all areas. The school has a spectacular position in very modern buildings above the coast, within easy reach of Eastbourne, Brighton and Lewes. Newhaven has the benefit of good bus and train services from surrounding areas directly to and from the town.

At Seahaven Academy we have a very simple ethos: be ambitious, be determined, be the best! We have very high expectations of our students and of ourselves and are proud to be committed to fulfilling the United Learning mission of bringing out ‘the best in everyone’.

Our school is a vibrant yet calm environment in which students can fulfil their ambitions. We ensure that classes are disruption-free so that learning time is not wasted. We ensure students have every opportunity to be supported and extended when they most need it. We place a huge emphasis on literacy as the key to the wider curriculum. We enthuse, encourage, motivate, convince and cajole our students to be the best they can be. We underpin all our work with the very best student support and pastoral care. Seahaven Academy is a school with big ambitions and very high expectations. We expect our students to be leaders and drivers in our pursuit of excellence.

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