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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    21 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other teaching support

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week, fewer hours may be considered. 39 weeks per year.

Contract type

Fixed term - Linked to SEND Funding

Pay scale

PPS4

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Priory Ruskin Academy is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our team and contribute towards the opportunities and experience of our students.

Student Support Assistants play a vital role in ensuring all of our students can effectively access the curriculum both in and outside the classroom. This vacancy would suit an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about working with students with special needs, supporting them to develop from both an academic and social perspective.

Applicants should be computer literate and have worked with MS Word, Outlook and Excel. GCSE English and Maths grade A-C, or equivalent, are essential. Previous experience of having worked with students with special needs would be desirable. This is a temporary contract, however there is no end date to the contract whilst SEND funding is in place.

What the school offers its staff

The Priory Ruskin Academy is a member of The Priory Federation of Academies Trust, an established and supportive MAT. Our scale allows both flexibility and creativity in terms of career development, with permanent and secondment opportunities across our academies allowing exciting career pathways. We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our students and we are equally committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our support staff benefit from annual appraisals, access to CPD opportunities, our Trust Employee Benefits Programme and excellent support from our HR team.

There is a unique energy at The Priory Ruskin Academy; we are forward thinking, aspirational and dynamic but with a genuine warmth and supportive culture. 

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 Priory Ruskin Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1406 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Our Academy offers a vibrant and stimulating learning environment where every young person is challenged to reach their full potential. Our students are proud of their Academy, where outstanding teachers and dedicated pastoral teams ensure high standards of academic success and a sense of personal responsibility.

Our curriculum is varied and inspiring, reflecting our traditional core values coupled with a modern outlook that celebrates the creativity of our specialisms in the Arts and Sport. Our extensive extra-curricular provision further nurtures students’ talents, providing a variety of educational, sporting and cultural opportunities. Such wide ranging academic and personal experiences are extended to our successful Sixth Form, from where the majority of our students will continue to university.

A Priory Ruskin student has high expectations for their future success and “Aims High and Shows Respect” in all aspects of school life. We respect our learning. We respect and foster our talents. We respect our school and wider community. It is our mission to ensure that each student appreciates the excitement of learning, the rewards of personal challenge and the importance of helping others in order to become a true citizen of the world.

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