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  • Start date details

    29 August 2023

  • Closing date

    18 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Permanent contract, Full-time 40.75 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive, plus daily meal allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

The person we are looking for should have:

Qualifications and experience


  • Experience of working with children
  • Experience of working in a college environment
  • Good numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Level 2 (GCSE) minimum qualification in English, Mathematics + 3 other qualifications at grade C or higher


  • Experience delivering literacy based interventions
  • Familiarity with exam specifications
  • Good knowledge of ICT to support learning

Knowledge and understanding


  • Ability to read, write & understand basic reports
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and coherently; ability to listen effectively
  • Overcome communication barriers with children and adults
  • Consult with children and their families and carers and other adults
  • Understand and implement the college’s behaviour management & anti-bullying policy
  • Ability to understand and support children with developmental difficulty or disability
  • Ability to establish rapport and respectful and trusting relationships with children, their families and carers and other adults
  • Ability to work effectively and positively with a range of adults
  • Respect confidentiality. Know when, how and with whom to share information
  • Participate in annual performance appraisal constructively and positively


  • Understand the role of others working in and with the college
  • Understand and value the role of parents and carers in supporting children
  • Good understanding of the college/national curriculum including expectations of English & Maths
  • Understand and support the importance of physical and emotional wellbeing



  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to manage own time effectively
  • Demonstrate a positive, solution focused approach to resolve routine problems independently
  • Awareness of and commitment to equality
  • Basic understanding of Health & Safety
  • Understand and implement child protection procedures
  • Understand procedures relating to confidentiality and implement them
  • Be prepared to develop and learn in the role


  • Ability to support the work of volunteers and other assistants in the classroom

What the school offers its staff

  • A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment
  • The chance to work with genuinely enthusiastic and happy students
  • Career prospects within an innovative and ambitious Multi Academy Trust
  • A meal allowance, commensurate with your working hours
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health
  • Complimentary gym membership

Further details about the role

Duties of role will include:

  • Establish positive relationships with students supported.
  • Support students with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
  • Support the use of ICT in the classroom and develop students’ competence and independence in its use
  • Promote positive student behaviour in line with College policies and help keep students on task
  • Interact with, and support students, according to individual needs and skills
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources
  • Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on student progress and behaviour
  • Monitor and record student activities as appropriate writing records and reports as required
  • Provide feedback to students in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher
  • To support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher
  • To attend to students’ personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters, including minor first aid.
  • To assist with the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of individualised programs, e.g. Education & Health Care Plan (EHCP)
  • Liaise with other staff and provide information about students as appropriate
  • To attend Parents’ evenings and relevant College information evenings
  • To assist with the display and presentation of students’ work
  • To assist with escorting students on educational visits.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Principal, SENCO, or Deputy SENCO.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Landau Forte College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1198 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic non-teacher to work across year 7. Alongside the Heads of Year, the successful candidates will play a key role in the progress and achievement of all students. The main role of the Deputy Head of Year is to work collaboratively with and in support of Heads of Year, Senior Leaders and the Student Support Team to provide comprehensive care, support and guidance for students in Year groups in order to ensure they meet the school’s high expectations of attitudes to learning, behaviour and attainment.
The type of people we are looking for are likely to possess infectious enthusiasm, a reliable and highly organised individual, who can multi-task, with a professional and friendly disposition. They will be resilient, driven, determined, and ambitious.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a leading educational organisation at the cutting edge of educational development.

Arranging a visit to Landau Forte College

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

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