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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible following successful pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    11 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: This role is 5 days a week 39 weeks per year (term time plus INSET days) 28.75 hours per week.

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31 August 2025

Actual salary

£15,325 to £16,598 p.a. (Based on Grade 7 Pay Point 8 to 11 )

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will have GCSE English and Maths at 4 (C) grade or above or an equivalent and the ability to manage, motivate and support students as a minimum, training and development will be provided.

What the school offers its staff

Belper School is committed to providing a high-quality educational experience which develops in students the aspiration, knowledge, skills and understanding they require to create happy and successful futures for themselves. We summarise this vision in the phrase

“Create your future. Be who you are and become who you aspire to be.”

At its core, our ethos is built on respect, inclusivity and responsibility, nurturing students to be individuals within a family approach. Central to this ethos is a focus on relationships which demonstrate mutual respect and equality. The school places value on treating each other, and our environment, with care, dignity, and compassion, so that as members of the school and wider community we can make a difference. The ethos is student-centred, empowering people to have confidence to participate and engage.

Further details about the role

We are currently seeking exceptional Teaching and Learning Assistants to join our dedicated and enthusiastic Learning Support department. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for someone seeking a new challenge and offers the opportunity to provide real benefit and meaning to our fantastic students. You will be supporting students with their learning in class, contributing to the setting of targets for their development. We currently have a number of positions on a 2-year fixed term contract due to the increasing number of students with EHCPs.

Applications can be made using the Support Staff application form on our website or via the TES, Derbyshire County Council online sites. Please use the personal/supporting statement section to write your letter of application.

Commitment to safeguarding

Belper School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As these post involve regulated activity, references and online searches will be conducted for shortlisted candidates, successful appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and relevant recruitment checks that comply with guidance in the most recent version of Keeping Children Safe in Education. We are committed to equality of opportunity in employment and services.

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About Belper School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1182 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Belper School and Sixth Form Centre is a friendly and well regarded 11-18 Foundation School with around 1300 students, including 200 in the 6th Form. Our students are a delight to teach and the school has a real sense of community. Our vision is to equip our students with the qualifications, skills and abilities they need to become happy and successful adults. This aim is encapsulated in the phrase “Create Your Future”. We also seek to bring out the best in our staff by providing a supportive, collegiate and professional working environment.

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