This job expired on 22 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    22 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
29 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed term (Until August 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,562 to £18,933 (S2 SP 3-4) per annum
Actual salary
Pro rata £12,458 to £12,707 per annum

Job summary

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

About Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School

Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School is a Muslim faith-based secondary school for 11 to 18 year old boys, which welcomes pupils from all faiths and none. We opened in Blackburn in 2012 as Star Academies’ first free school and moved to our new state-of-the-art site in 2019. Like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism. We were graded as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted during our first inspection in April 2014.

We have an exemplary reputation for excellence in every aspect of school life. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a dedicated individual to provide tailored classroom support to our pupils. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives and in supporting and developing their learning. Your intervention will help enable an outstanding learning environment for our young people, providing the support they need to succeed.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to effectively support learning and teaching, and to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.

You will have:

Learning Support Assistant Level 2 or NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent.
Experience working with children in a school setting.
Experience of contributing to development, monitoring and review of IEPS.
Ability to maintain positive relationships with students and other adults.
Ability to work effectively with a team.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 20 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

Key Dates

Closing Date: Friday, 22 October 2021 at midnight
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed until August 2022.

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Additional allowances

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, Muslim, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
628 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01254 918670

About Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School

The Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School in Blackburn is a 700 place 11-18 boys’ secondary school. It was TET’s first Muslim faith based free school and opened in September 2012 with an intake of 100 students into Year 7 and 50 students into Year 8. It has built up its numbers by admitting a further group of students into Year 7 each year. The school welcomes applications from pupils of all faiths and none. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.

TIBHS was assessed as “outstanding” in every category at its first Ofsted inspection in April 2014.

Arranging a visit to Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 01254 918670.

School location

Sumner Street, Blackburn, BB2 2LD

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