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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 11am

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20124 - £20460 per annum

Teaching Assistant job summary

Salary: NJC 5-6 (£23,500 - 23,893 FTE - £20,124.18 - £20,460.73 PRO RATA)

Hours: 37 hours per week - Full time (39 weeks)

Start Date: ASAP Jan/ Feb 2024

End date: 31.08.24 (Fixed Term Contract)

Firth Park Academy

Firth Park Academy is proud to be a Good school and determined to become an Outstanding school. We are a wonderfully diverse family of students and staff where our vision is to inspire all students to lead remarkable lives. We offer the widest range of extra-curricular enrichment possible to ensure our students are rich in knowledge and character. We want students to achieve academic excellence, develop strength of character and above all else, be happy.

Our school is:

* A stronger-than-ever 'Good' school as rated by Ofsted (February 2019).
* Home of an Extended School Day for all year groups to ensure the broadest possible curriculum of academic learning and extra-curricular experiences
* Featured on CBBC's series Our School 7 currently on iPlayer, which highlights the remarkable spirit of our Year 7 and 8 students and staff in the 2020-21 school year.
* A richly diverse community with students speaking more than 30 home languages.
* A leading school in our trust - Academies Enterprise Trust - one of the largest trusts in the UK with more career development opportunities than any other.
* We are looking for a passionate, motivated and dedicated Teaching Assistant to work in partnership with teaching and other educational support staff. You will provide learning support for pupils, working with them as directed by teaching staff within a structured teaching situation or individually as required in accordance with academy policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will:

* Have experience of supporting and adapting learning for pupils in any phase.
* Have experience of working with young people
* Be robust, resilient and take pride in helping students who can sometimes find school life challenging.

* Be flexible, positive and have a 'can do' attitude

Come and visit us to meet the team of students and staff who are making Firth Park Academy one of the best schools in our city:

* Informal enquiries are welcome - please contact our SENCO Elouise Robinson at or Dean Jones our Principal on 0114 257 6238 or
* Join our team and build a wonderful career in a school you are passionate about with students you love to help learn.
* Check out the 'career opportunity' section on our website (see link) to find out more.

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

Closing date: 18th February 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today: https://aet.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/4151?c=aet

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Commitment to safeguarding

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

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About Firth Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1149 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Firth Park Academy:

Firth Park Academy is proud to be a Good school and determined to become an Outstanding school. We are a wonderfully diverse family of students and staff where our vision is to inspire all students to lead remarkable lives. We offer the widest range of extra-curricular enrichment possible to ensure our students are rich in knowledge and character.

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