6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    March/April 2023

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31/08/2024

Actual salary

£20,532.13 to £22,332.24

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning.

Outwood Academy Ormesby seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.

As a Specialist Teaching Assistant you will be required to work closely with members of our Inclusion Team and have the energy and creativity to develop and inspire students learning. A key focus will be to support student intervention and increase student’s ability to access all areas of the curriculum and embed and develop literacy and numeracy skills, working proactively with other members of the Inclusion Team to improve attainment, by adopting a personalised approach towards planning and delivery of a bespoke curriculum.

The successful candidate will work as part of an inclusion team supporting students in all necessary interventions. A key focus will be to increase student’s ability to access all areas of the curriculum. Examples of the work the successful candidate will be expected to deliver are to:

  • Take responsibility for a caseload of students inside and outside of the classroom during structured or unstructured time.
  • Assess the needs of students and use detailed knowledge and specialist skills to support students’ educational progress and attainment.
  • Deliver intervention programs to individuals and small groups, preparing relevant and appropriate learning experiences in conjunction with the department staff.
  • Track and monitor student life skill targets and/or EHCP outcomes, discussing progress with parents and agreeing new targets/EHCP outcomes at Interim Reviews.


What the school offers its staff

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS - WHAT DO WE OFFER AS AN EMPLOYER?Outwood Grange Academies Trust supports colleagues by funding an extensive range of accredited training courses and apprenticeship opportunities up to Masters level. We also offer:Your starting salary with annual increments plus inflation linked increases. The starting salary within the grade advertised will be dependent upon your experience. You will also receive:

  • A comprehensive induction and training process
  • Automatic enrolment into an increasingly rare and valuable defined Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution rates
  • Flexible family friendly policies from day one
  • Enhanced occupational benefits available (such as maternity, adoption and parental leave) with no qualifying period
  • Holidays: A minimum of 25 days plus bank holidays (this increases with length of service)
  • A range of working patterns are available dependant upon the role

Automatic enrolment into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to:

  • Specialist information on a wide range of work-life issues
  • Emotional support and counselling for a wide range of personal and work issues
  • Legal guidance
  • Financial guidance and debt counselling
  • Child and dependent care support and advice
  • Support for managers

We are also a wellbeing employer with a dedicated wellbeing policy and menopause policy along with menopause champions based in our academies. Other benefits include:

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced Synergy Car Leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

Further details about the role

For more information on Outwood and the benefits please click on the link below:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DdBHj2-mzGLZSQNCcDbgVaLlgJxvluv0/view?usp=sharing

Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) is an education charity and not-for-profit sponsor of primary, junior and secondary academies. We are a dynamic organisation, recognised nationally as one of the highest performing family of schools in the North of England, and we currently sponsor over 30 schools.Our educational blueprint has been developed through leading and supporting schools over many years.We have used this successful blueprint to sponsor academies and have a transformational effect on children’s life chances within very quick timescales.We feel strongly that academies should enhance the education provision of the community they serve, in addition to driving up standards and playing a central role in regeneration. This is because we believe that improving the life chances of young people is essential to developing a strong local and national economy.We are now comprised of over 30 schools who work together to ensure that all children, irrespective of their starting point, receive an excellent education. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of children in our care, including the most vulnerable or challenging.

Commitment to safeguarding

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Outwood Academy Ormesby

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
931 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01642 452191

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning. The Academy became part of the Outwood Family of Schools in 2015 and as a member of the Outwood Family we believe in putting Students First, raising standards and transforming lives.

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Ormesby

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email c.gamble@ormesby.outwood.com.

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