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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 31 per week/40 weeks per year (term time plus 1 week)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Band 3- £17,271 pro rata (£23,152 full time equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Trafalgar School is a vibrant learning community where every member of staff understands the difference that they can make to our students’ outcomes. We expect all staff to be actively involved in the personal development of our young people and to show full commitment to their own and the school’s professional development.

Trafalgar School and its Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; and they expect all staff to share this commitment.

Key Purposes:

To support the learning and wellbeing of our students through appropriate interventions to empower them to be able to raise their own achievement and academic progress.

To deliver interventions to identified students on 1:1 basis or in small groups which support progress.

To support the learning environment of the school by challenging students appropriately, providing mentoring and guidance as required.

To attend planning or review meetings and contribute to the reports for students receiving interventions, as appropriate.

To be able to prioritise own work, show initiative and be flexible in working across all areas of intervention.

To offer specialism in at least 2 of the following areas of intervention provision:

  • Learning Needs
  • Physical Needs
  • Emotional Needs
  • Inclusion

What the school offers its staff

This is a very exciting opportunity to join the Inclusion Team at Trafalgar School. You would be working alongside our Head of Centres and team of dedicated Inclusion (Learning Support) Assistants.

The Inclusion Department is an extremely important part of #teamtrafalgar and works extremely hard to ensure that our students are provided with the very best support possible.

Trafalgar School is a beacon school for Relational Practice in the south which means we put the building, maintaining, and restoring of relationships with all members of our community at the heart of everything we do. It is essential that the post holder shares our school ethos which is firmly rooted in this restorative practice approach. We work restoratively with students, families and with each other to maintain the strong community culture and our very strong inclusive ethos.

‘Relationships are highly positive because staff take time to understand and remove barriers to pupils’ learning’.

OFSTED June 2023


Commitment to safeguarding

SAFEGUARDING
Salterns Academy Trust and Trafalgar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.
Some forms of employment, occupations and professions are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Working within a School is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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About Trafalgar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
971 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02392 693521

Trafalgar School is a vibrant learning community where every member of staff understands the difference that they can make to our students’ outcomes. We expect all staff to be actively involved in the personal development of our young people and to show full commitment to their own and the school’s professional development.
Trafalgar School and its Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; and they expect all staff to share this commitment.

Our aim is to provide an outstanding all-round educational experience and we are committed to the success and excellence for all our students. In June 2023 we were inspected by OFSTED and judged to be a strongly ‘good’ school with ‘outstanding’ personal development. We are enjoying the next stage of our journey (to become outstanding in all areas!) and continue to receive incredible feedback about our child centred approach; our leaders share our best practice through extensive outreach work across the city and beyond.

Arranging a visit to Trafalgar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@trafalgarschool.org.uk.

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