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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5, 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 days)

Contract type

Fixed term - August 2025

Pay scale

Meridian Trust Grade 6, Points 7-12 (£18,384.65-£19,994.27)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate

  • Good educational background with GCSE or equivalent in English Language.
  • Understanding of how children learn.
  • Skilled at developing children’s self-esteem and motivation so that they become resilient, independent learners.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working for us include:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme, offering mental health and wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free tea and coffee making facilities
  • Generous sick pay and annual leave

Further details about the role

Job overview

VACANCY FOR AFIXED-TERMLEVEL 3 TEACHING ASSISTANT AT THE BLUECOAT SCHOOL

Salary: Meridian Trust Grade 6, Points 7-12 (£18,384.65-£19,994.27)

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 days).

Start Date: September 2024

This is a fixed-term contract.

We currently have a vacancy for passionate, creative Teaching Assistant, who thrives on helping students realise their potential at The Bluecoat School. You would take responsibility for adapting and delivering learning activities with individuals or small groups, alongside encouraging, and promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all students.

The Opportunity

  • Under the direction of the Class Teacher, provide specialist learning support to individuals, small groups, or children with additional needs who would benefit from a different learning approach.
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to the Teacher on student achievement, progress, and other matters,e.g.,IEPs.
  • Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to student responses/needs.

The ideal candidate

  • Good educational background with GCSE or equivalent in English Language.
  • Understanding of how children learn.
  • Skilled at developing children’s self-esteem and motivation so that they become resilient, independent learners.

Benefits of working for us include:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme, offering mental health and wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free tea and coffee making facilities
  • Generous sick pay and annual leave

About The Bluecoat School

There has been a Bluecoat School here in Stamford for over 200 years, all our children and staff are proud to be part of the heritage of their town.The school has always been at the centre of our community, and it continues to be so.At The Bluecoat School, every member of our community is valued. Our differences are celebrated and we recognising these differences help us to grow and support each other.We pride ourselves on our inclusivity, aspirations, and ambition for all of our children. At The Bluecoat School, every voice is important and matters; every voice is heard and every new voice which joins us, strengthens our community.

Meridian Trust is a successful multi-academy trust founded on its commitment to people and communities.

Our proven approach over more than a decade has elevated us to a respected and admired academy trust, a national leader in education and a source of great pride to the communities we serve.The Trust currently operates 28 schools across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire and has forged strong links within all these communities. We are committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff.To find out more about the Trust, please visit:www.meridiantrust.co.uk

For more information about the role please download the Applicant Information Pack below.

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 10th July at 09:00am.

Interview date: Friday 12th July 2024.

Please note that we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

The Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), as well as social media checks.

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.

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About The Bluecoat School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
188 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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