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Teaching Assistant

Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge, Reading, RG4 9LN

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  • Job start date

    31 October 2022

  • Closing date

    7 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 month

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575

Pay scale

Grade 3, SP5

Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant (12-month fixed term contract)

Hours: 30 hours per week. Term time only, plus 5 INSET days

Salary: Grade 3, SP5. Fulltime from £21,575. Actual from £14,962.67 per annum

Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge is proud to celebrate its recent ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome. This is a fantastic reflection of just how far the school has come in recent years and recognisesall the work done by our staff. It is also testament to the hard work, maturity and energy of our students, and the support of our parent community. We are a small school but with a big heart. Since joining the Maiden Erlegh Trust in 2018 the school has seen a marked change in its fortunes and is now known for its calm classrooms, strong focus on behaviour and well-developed teaching and learning.

We are now looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to support our talented teachers and join our committed and passionate Inclusion team. Day to day responsibilities will be varied but will include:

  • Providing day to day classroom support to students, and assisting with pupil behaviour
  • Committing to raising the aspirations and achievement of all our pupils
  • Establishing good relationships and acting as a role model
  • Encouraging students to engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Helping to plan lessons by preparing materials and resources

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have highly effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Have the ability to recognise and manage challenging behaviour
  • Work as part of a team or on your own initiative.
  • Understand that punctuality is imperative
  • Be a hard worker
  • Want to and be part of a really supportive Inclusion team

The successful applicant will enjoy working with secondary school aged students. You must be adaptable and willing to be involved in all aspects of school life, have a calm manner and be able to work as part of team. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

If you would like to have an informal chat with the hiring manager or visit the school, please email our recruitment team on recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org who can help organise this.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the school and Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check

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About Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
341 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

11-16 secondary school in Sonning Common, part of Maiden Erlegh Trust.

Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge is proud to celebrate its recent ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome. This is a fantastic reflection of just how far the school has come in recent years and recognises all the work done by our staff. It is also testament to the hard work, maturity and energy of our students, and the support of our parent community. We are a small school but with a big heart. Since joining the Maiden Erlegh Trust in 2018 the school has seen a marked change in its fortunes and is now known for its calm classrooms, strong focus on behaviour and well-developed teaching and learning.

Arranging a visit to Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org.

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