20 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    1 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade F, Point 6 £21,968 FTE

Actual salary

£18,788

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Ability to plan whole cycle of work plans and managing/preparing resources
  • Able to develop 1-1 mentoring arrangements with pupils and provide support for distressed pupils
  • Ability to assess pupils to determine those in need of particular help
  • Work constructively as part of the whole staff team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own within these
  • Skills from literacy or numeracy training or another curriculum area/specialism
  • Can use ICT effectively to support and motivate learning
  • Use of other equipment technology, photocopier, laminator
  • Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice
  • Ability to de-escalate challenging behaviour and help pupils make choices to manage their own behaviour
    • Working within primary/secondary or special school setting
    Occasional supporting of whole classes for short-term teacher absence

What the school offers its staff

We are a high-performing, SEMH special school which was judged as Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in November 2016. We are not remotely complacent about this and are committed to ensuring that the quality of provision we offer to our students is consistently excellent. We believe that such sustained success is a team effort and every member of staff contributes to that level of excellence. We are a relatively small school, but we still have a distinctly ‘family’ atmosphere. Visitors to the School often comment on the friendly and supportive ethos.

Further details about the role

Thank you for your enquiry regarding the post of Level 3 Specialist Teaching Assistant. This post is designed to support the effective teaching and learning across the academy. If you are looking to become a teacher, we can consolidate your skills and support you on your journey. The purpose of this role is to provide support for classes or small groups alongside a team of regular teachers. The successful candidate will be organised and motivated to provide a high-quality experience for the children.

Commitment to safeguarding

Maplefields Academy is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all successful applicants.

Applying for the job

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About Maplefields Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 19
School size
116 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number
01536 424090

We are a high-performing, SEMH special school which was judged as Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in November 2016. We are not remotely complacent about this and are committed to ensuring that the quality of provision we offer to our students is consistently excellent. We believe that such sustained success is a team effort and every member of staff contributes to that level of excellence. We are a relatively small school, but we still have a distinctly ‘family’ atmosphere. Visitors to the School often comment on the friendly and supportive ethos.

Arranging a visit to Maplefields Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mbason@maplefields.northants.sch.uk.

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