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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 June 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, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 32 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£18,787 - £19,767 (Term Time Only)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a caring and enthusiastic individual who can provide care for our students? If so, Laurus Ryecroft has the perfect opportunity for you. You will provide targeted intervention and support to students who struggle to manage their behaviour and/or approach to learning in class, and work collaboratively with pastoral teams across the school to meet the needs of these students.

This position is contracted on a Term Time Only basis. This means you will mainly work when the school is open to students and will not need to work during the school holidays, unless the contract requires you to do so. In total you will be in work for 37 out of 52 weeks.

Job Purpose(For further details on the role, please see the Job Description attached below)

  • Support identified students within the classroom environment, within small group situations and on a one to one basis
  • Work with teachers to enhance student progress, whilst also promoting their independence, self-esteem and social inclusion

Key Skills & Experience

  • Sound educational background including GCSE’s in Maths and English (A*-C) or equivalent
  • Experience working in a school environment would be advantageous
  • Ideally possess prior experience within a similar role

What the school offers its staff

Laurus Ryecroft is an oversubscribed secondary school for 11 to 18-year-old students in Tameside. In our very first Ofsted inspection in January 2023, Laurus Ryecroft was judged Outstanding in every category.

'Students at the school respond extremely well to the exceedingly high expectations that leaders have set for them. Their behaviour is impeccable and they achieve highly.' – Ofsted, 2023

The school is run by the Laurus Trust and replicates the outstanding education offered by the Trust’s founder school, Cheadle Hulme High School (CHHS), based in Stockport. CHHS is a hugely oversubscribed school and has been named as one of the UK’s top-performing schools in The Sunday Times, ranking as the 15th non-denominational comprehensive school in Manchester and the North West in the annual Parent Power Survey for 2022.

Laurus Ryecroft is a non-selective, non-denominational free school. It opened in September 2018 and we moved into our new school building with access to state-of-the-art facilities in 2020. We now have students in years 7 – 12. With the sixth form opening in September 2023. We currently have a total of 1070 students on roll.

Laurus Ryecroft is a vibrant, warm and exciting place to work and learn in. We are proud to be ‘Unashamedly Academic’ and have the highest aspirations for all of our students. Our Cornerstones – Academic Aspiration; Culture Creativity and Rhetoric; Leadership and Service; Competition and Physical Endeavour – detail how we develop and prepare our students to acquire the knowledge and develop the qualities which will open the door to the future of their choice.

In 2023, 73% of our students achieved grades 9-4 in English and Maths and over half gained a 5 or above in English and Maths. We are very proud of the achievements of our founding cohort. We are a true learning community and value the acquisition of knowledge and believe it to be truly empowering. Our teachers are passionate about their subject and the students they teach. We pride ourselves on the quality of our learning environment and on the relationships within school. Our state-of-the-art facilities are valued and respected by all members of our school community. Laurus Ryecroft is a place of mutual respect. Our students display excellent behaviour for learning and a true thirst for knowledge.

About the Laurus Trust

The Laurus Trust is a highly successful and growing multi-academy trust in the North West of England, with Cheadle Hulme High School (CHHS), the founder school, at its centre. Our vision is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and to work hard to achieve them.

All our Laurus Schools are hugely oversubscribed and have a reputation, both locally and further afield, for outstanding teaching and learning through the relentless pursuit of excellence and the determination to ensure that every child succeeds. It’s important to us as an employer that our staff feel that we care about them at work. 97% agree that we do!

At the Laurus Trust, it is not just about what we do but also about how we do it. We are seeking individuals who are able to demonstrate our core behaviours which set out the expectations we have of our staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Laurus Trust is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome and encourage applications from all individuals regardless of individual background or circumstance.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we strongly encourage applications from all persons with a known disability, and we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants, that meet the minimum criteria for a role, will be offered an interview and given the opportunity to demonstrate their skills.

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About Laurus Ryecroft

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1046 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01615497000

Laurus Ryecroft is an oversubscribed secondary school for 11 to 18-year-old students in Tameside. The school is run by the Laurus Trust and replicates the outstanding education offered by the Trust’s founder school, Cheadle Hulme High School (CHHS), based in Stockport. CHHS is a hugely oversubscribed school and has been named as one of the UK’s top-performing schools in The Sunday Times, ranking as the 15th non-denominational comprehensive school in Manchester and the North West in the annual Parent Power Survey for 2022.

Laurus Ryecroft is a non-selective, non-denominational free school. It opened in September 2018, initially providing 150 Year 7 places in five forms with 30 students in each. A further seven Year 7 forms will be added each academic year until the school is at full capacity. In addition to this the school will have a sixth form of 300 students.

Laurus Ryecroft is a vibrant, warm and exciting place to work and learn in. We are proud to be ‘Unashamedly Academic’ and have the highest aspirations for all of our students. Our Cornerstones – Academic Aspiration; Culture Creativity and Rhetoric; Leadership and Service; Competition and Physical Endeavour – detail how we develop and prepare our students to acquire the knowledge and develop the qualities which will open the door to the future of their choice.

We are a true learning community and value the acquisition of knowledge and believe it to be truly empowering. Our teachers are passionate about their subject and the students they teach. We pride ourselves on the quality of our learning environment and on the relationships within school. Our state-of-the-art facilities are valued and respected by all members of our school community. Laurus Ryecroft is a place of mutual respect. Our students display excellent behaviour for learning and a true thirst for knowledge.

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