Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Level 7, 32.5 Hours, Actual Salary (£18,730 - £20,680)

Job summary

Principal: Mr R Kelsall

Required: As Soon As Possible
Pastoral Assistant
Level 7, 32.5 Hours, Actual Salary (£18,730 - £20,680)

The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Pastoral Assistant to join our team of highly motivated professionals who are working collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout Key Stage 3. This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspirational individuals to join a creative, supportive pastoral team. The successful candidate will support Head of Years in their strategic work with behaviour and attendance. Within their role they will assistant the Head of Year as well as leading and facilitating effective group work and intervention programmes.

At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well as the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you.

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.

Closing Date for this Post: Monday 29th November 2021 at 9:00am
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Applying for the job

For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1267 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01782882100

About Discovery Academy

Our largest Academy opened in September 2011 and moved into a new £25 million accommodation in September 2013. Student numbers are increasing and attainment for all students is improving steadily. The highly qualified and committed staff follow the ‘mission statement’ of Expect Excellence. Steady improvement was validated by Ofsted in 2016 with good judgments for teaching, behaviour and leadership. In 2017 we are very proud that Discovery was the most improved Academy in the City, with results continuing to improve in 2018.

Arranging a visit to Discovery Academy

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

School location

Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0GA

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