This job expired on 17 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
37 hours per week, term time only 8.15am to 4.15pm Monday – Thursday, 8.15am to 3.45pm Friday
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18933 - £20092 F.T.E.
Actual salary
£16758 - £17435 prorata

Job summary

Brave... Collaborative...Adaptable...Love...Positivity...Future-conscious

Do you have these core traits to be a successful Change Maker and Teaching Assistant at Bader Academy?

Our Opportunity
We are looking for to appoint a number of Teaching Assistants who have experience with special needs education, who have a real passion to support and enable the learning and development of the children in our brand new academy. The position will appeal to experienced teaching assistants and in particular individuals who have other skills to offer like a background in the Arts, Technology, IT, PE or mental health, as we feel these attributes will complement the role well. THRIVE practitioners would also add to our school’s offer.

We are looking for practitioners who have an innovative approach to their work and aren’t afraid to think of new and interesting approaches to the support they offer.

We looking for practitioners to work with pupils across the Primary age range and up to Year 10, although the age range will eventually include post-16 provision. You will be supporting learners within their classroom environment as well as their personal and social development during socialising periods through break and lunch times. The role may also involve supporting pupils who are accessing an alternate provision away from the school environment.

Whether you are an experienced teaching assistant who has worked within specialist educational needs or someone who has exceptional vocational skills and a real drive to make a difference in children’s lives, you must be able to provide our children with aspirations for their futures along with promoting a positive culture in everything you do.

What you can expect
• An exciting opportunity to join brand new special academy with a fantastic cohort of pupils
• A thriving environment where you will be supported and encouraged to think in new ways
• An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of our state education system.
• Access to tailored CPD through Nexus Academies Trust and the Opportunity Area which includes pathways into Initial Teaching Training.
• Working within an award winning MAT who pride themselves on having friendly supportive schools who together are helping to transform communities

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 5 to 19
Education phase
School size
50 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Contact phone number
01302 433003

About Bader Special Academy

We are proud and excited to have opened Bader Academy in September 2020, and we have now moved into our new state of the art building in Edenthorpe, Doncaster. You can help create a forward thinking, innovative culture where pupils and staff can truly flourish.

Bader is designed to meet the needs of children and young people, aged 5-19, who have an Education, Health and Care Plan with a primary diagnosis of Communication and Interaction Difficulties.

Our ambition and yours will be that Bader is a centre of excellence for both the specialist provision and for promoting the latest inclusive practices across education.

Our children and young people at Bader deserve an education that will change their lives and give them the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Staff employed in our Academy Trust enjoy a fulfilling career and we focus on releasing your potential and maximising your impact.

About the Trust
Nexus Multi Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and has the highest ambitions possible for everyone we work with.

The vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “Learning together; to be the best we can be.”

This vision is what we aspire to and is as relatable to every employee and partner of our Trust as it is to our children, young adults and their families.

Arranging a visit to Bader Special Academy

We encourage visits to the school to discuss the role, so for an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Sharon Liddle at the school at baderacademy@nexusmat.org or on 01302 433003.

School location

Chappell Avenue, Doncaster, DN3 2EW

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