- Job role
- Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
- Key stages
- KS1, KS2
- Working pattern
- Will consider part time, term time
15 Hours per week, term time only + 5 inset days
- Contract type
- Fixed term (Due to end on 31 August 2022)
- Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- CLF B Starting at £19,615 rising incrementally to £22,258 per year pro rata
- Actual salary
- Actual Starting Salary: £6,780 per year.
We are looking for a passionate and inspiring 1:1 Teaching Assistant - Level 1 to join our supportive and talented team at Kings Oak Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
This role is being offered on a fixed term contract, due to end on 31 August 2022.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a Teaching Assistant - Level 1, to assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of relevant colleagues (e.g. the Principal, SENCo and/or INCo, phase leaders and class teachers.) Support students by adopting relevant strategies and techniques to enable them to access the curriculum, engage with their learning and achieve their full potential. Takes responsibility for implementing planned learning activities/ teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to students’ responses as appropriate. Deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being. Works collaboratively with relevant colleagues to fulfil the requirements of the role.
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
Dedicated Training and Development programmes
Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
Comprehensive Induction process
Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
Cycle to Work Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
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- School type
- Academy, ages 4 to 19
- Education phase
- Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
- School size
- 989 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 19
About King's Oak Academy
King’s Oak Academy is an 1170 place (Reception – Y11) mixed gender academy situated in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire. The Academy draws its intake primarily from the local Kingswood community. Typically, the prior attainment (KS2 points score) of students on entry to King’s Oak Academy in Year 7 is below the national average. In 2020, the proportion of students who have SEN and/or disabilities is above the national average whilst the proportion of students supported by the pupil premium grant is in line with the national average.
King’s Oak benefits from a large and well situated site within easy commuting distance of the cities of Bristol and Bath. The academy has become increasingly popular with parents and the community, with rising numbers in Year 7 for September 2020. Both sites are located on the same campus. We are lucky enough to have a great deal of open space and our staff and pupils enjoy the flexibility to work with students across both facilities.
Since 2011 King’s Oak Academy has been part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). The CLF is a collaborative multi-academy trust, whose mission is ‘to consistently deliver excellent educational experiences for pupils aged 3-19, improving their life chances and serving our communities’. After the commissioning of a two-form entry primary phase through South Gloucestershire local authority, King’s Oak Academy changed its status from a secondary academy to an all-through academy in September 2015. This was marked by the completion of our Primary phase building called the Acorn, an open plan building designed to house 420 lower phase pupils. Since 2015, King’s Oak Academy has continued to develop its long-standing secondary provision whilst building up the primary phase each year with a cohort of 60 pupils joining the Academy in Reception each year. By September 2021 the Academy will reach both its centenary year and full all-through status.
The staff team at King’s Oak consists of newly appointed and highly experienced leaders, teachers and support staff. All are driven to deliver exceptional experiences, educational outcomes for young people and the KOA values ‘Work Hard, Be Kind’. Staff take collective responsibility to ensure that during each pupil's time at King’s Oak they develop ambition, passion, a sense of justice, a desire to serve the communities in which they live, an understanding of how to promote safety in themselves and others and a love of learning and development that will be with them all of their lives.
King’s Oak was last inspected in March 2018 and was judged to be ‘Good’. The inspection letter can be seen here. This role offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to build on firm foundations and to use their exceptional skills to enthuse and inspire others in order to allow the academy to make a significant difference by improving the life chances of all pupils that attend the school.