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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 37.5 hours

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 academic year

Pay scale

Salary RSW Grade 4 £12.59 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Royal School is seeking enthusiastic and innovative Maternity Cover teaching assistant to join The Royal Primary School. The aim of the role is to support academic as well as pastoral progress of pupils who face barriers to learning to ensure that pupils can thrive and achieve their personal best.

The Royal School has achieved excellent academic results throughout its history and has an outstanding reputation for nurturing and developing confident, well-disciplined and successful individuals who progress successfully to the next stage of education.

To meet the needs of our diverse pupil population we are looking for resilient individuals who are willing and able to work within a team and share our can-do attitude to removing barriers to achievement and wellbeing.

If you are an open-minded individual who embraces challenges and is looking for opportunities to make a significant contribution to the lives of pupils faced with individual needs, this could be your chance to make a real difference. The school is especially interested in support staff that have experience in supporting pupils with language and communication needs. There is an expectation that staff are able and willing to support pupils in all years.

Contribution to the broader curriculum would be an essential part of the role.

What the school offers its staff

As an already successful co-ed independent day and boarding school we are currently expanding, under our Free School status, in a managed fashion to over 1400 pupils. Alongside the growth in pupil numbers there is an ongoing expansion and diversification in the curriculum as well as programmes for staff development.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About The Royal School, Wolverhampton

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
1468 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

Thank you for your interest in the post here at The Royal School,
Wolverhampton (RSW). To help you decide on whether this is the school
for you it is important to understand where we have come from and where
we are going.
The school is built upon a combination of things; it’s unique heritage,
record of academic excellence, outstanding educational environment, and the full support and endorsement of our Patron, the Earl of Wessex.
From this, the Governors and leadership team are committed to supporting wider access for pupils, of all abilities and backgrounds, to add to The Royal’s rich and diverse educational offer.
The Royal School, Wolverhampton offers a unique proposition to families
in Wolverhampton and its surrounding area of an ‘all-through’, 4-19, coeducational, nondenominational day and state boarding school, with the capacity over time to provide for 1500 pupils, through a carefully managed programme of growth.
Whilst remaining fully non-selective and dedicated to supporting pupils in
need, this change process has enabled RSW to combine its traditional
values and academic offer with a global perspective. All this is to benefit
our pupils, and to create a dynamic outward looking, culturally diverse, yet inclusive school community. Within this, pupils acquire the rich subject knowledge, life skills, understanding and aspiration to succeed locally, nationally, and internationally.
We welcome your application to be part of our community and would love
you to visit and see the school in action or call us to talk things through.

Arranging a visit to The Royal School, Wolverhampton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lcallaway@theroyal.school.

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