- 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
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.
- The ability to maintain positive relationships with students and other adults.
- The 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.
Closing Date: Thursday, 09 December 2021 at midnight
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed until August 2022.
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.
We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.
Applying for the job
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