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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
31.25 Hours a Week, 38.6 Weeks a Year (38 weeks term time + 3 Training Days)
Contract type
Fixed term (Subject to direct funding)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,698 - £20,092
Actual salary
£14,418 - £14,706

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant (Access Communication Support Worker) to join our school. This post will work as part of the school team, but primarily be responsible for providing support for an individual student who is visually impaired.
The student is currently in Year 10 and this role is directly funded to support her through her remaining years at the school.
The student will be on the interview panel.
The successful applicant will be able to show a good understanding of working with children in schools, have awareness of visual impairments, be committed to inclusive practice and be willing to work as part of a team in the school.
This position is temporary and subject to direct funding for a named student, but has the possibility of becoming permanent following the end of the tenure.
The successful applicant will report to the Deputy SENDCo & SEN Dept Manager.

Core Responsibilities:
• To work under the direction of the SENDCo and Head of Inclusion within the Special Educational Needs Department.
• To support a named student as a 1:1 in lessons to help them keep up with their studies.
• Promote independence, inclusion and equality of opportunity for the student

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1326 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Moulton School and Science College

Moulton School is a warm, welcoming and hardworking school community, striving for excellence in all that we do. We want our students to leave school having maximised their academic progress, but also with fond memories of the breadth of opportunities taken, the relationships made, and the experiences enjoyed; for example, through our flagship student leadership programme.

Situated five miles from Northampton and close to the M1, Moulton is a peaceful location with close proximity to the modern conveniences of town living .

Moulton School is built on a commitment to academic excellence and the highest of personal standards, within an environment which provides each individual with the care, support and encouragement that they need to succeed. We pride ourselves on traditional values, such as hard work and discipline, whilst preparing young people for all the challenges of life in the 21st century.

Our students are committed to their learning, and we have the highest of expectations of them, both academically, and in the character that they demonstrate as they grow and develop. Our core values and ethos statement “ASPIRE – Strive for Great Things” sets the tone, both for our expectations, and for the achievements that we are able to celebrate.

Students are encouraged to become highly motivated, independent learners and are able to learn through differentiated learning activities. This allows them to develop high levels of knowledge, skills and technological understanding. Students’ work is carefully monitored and assessed regularly and they are involved in target setting.

Our success is built on partnership and we are very fortunate in the high quality of staff who care for and guide the students through their time at Moulton challenging them at every step to become the young people that they can be.

We are, as you may imagine, very proud of our students.

Moulton has a talented and dedicated staff who show pride and commitment to their role. Our students benefit from their professionalism and their work in supporting students to achieve their best.

High quality teaching and high expectations are at the heart of Moulton School and all teachers will be expected to develop practice which supports the ethos, values and vision, and contributes to the overall life and work of the school.

Moulton School has strong staff development programme with a wealth of experienced staff working with teachers and support staff. To that end, we strive to create a learning environment that elicits outstanding outcomes for students.

Staff are committed to their own development, and many take part in helping others to progress. In order to support this, we run training and development sessions that take place after school.

There are also various training routes for staff to follow including.

• Training School Network Programme
• New staff and NQT induction programme in-house and as part of the SWAN network
• Year 2 Teachers’ Programme
• Middle Leaders’ Programme
• Subject Leader and Senior Leadership qualifications (NPQSL) (NPQML)

Many staff take part in regular subject specific training, and staff I specialist roles may attend external training courses run by specialists in areas such as pastoral care, First Aid, mental health and wellbeing, MAGT and challenge.
Moulton School values diversity, and has developed an Equalities Policy to ensure that everyone within the school community is treated fairly, irrespective of race, gender, disability, sexuality or age.

School location

Pound Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 7SD

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