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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Temporary to cover maternity leave

Actual salary

£11,882 - £13,619pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

“Pupils enjoy attending this thriving and popular school. They feel a strong sense of belonging to the school community. Pupils achieve well and almost all successfully move on to apprenticeships, A levels or other forms of education, employment or training. Staff have high expectations of behaviour and know pupils very well.” Ofsted April 2023

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and organised teaching assistant, with the skills and ability to support our students with a variety of Special Educational Needs and establish positive relationships to promote excellent learning. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a hard-working team, committed to ensuring our young people are safe, healthy and supported to achieve. The role is 19.5 hours per week over 3 days. The working days are negotiable.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who will:

  • Develop positive relationships with students to assist their progress and attainment.
  • Plan and implement structured learning activities, working 1 to 1 and with small groups
  • Monitor and review student achievements relating to their individual targets, including the creation of Individual Education Plans (IEPS)
  • Model commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour
  • May assist in the specific medical / care needs of pupils, including intimate personal care such as toileting / changing

The successful candidates will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe Achieve’ whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and achievements.

What the school offers its staff

It is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent environment, where all staff are encouraged to progress their careers with us. Our state of the art building ensures that our students and staff have the best learning environment in which to achieve. SJT is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over 95% of our staff enjoy coming to work and are proud to be part of our school. At SJT we view the professional development of all staff as a priority and you will be joining a successful and committed team.

Further details about the role

For an application pack please:

  • download from the ‘vacancies’ section on the college website: www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk
  • or email l.clayton@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk
  • or telephone 01282 682313

Further details and application form are available from the college website or Lynsey Clayton (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below.

Send your completed application form (on the version supplied with this vacancy) to Mrs L Clayton: l.clayton@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Closing date: 9am Monday 15th April 2024

Shortlisting: 17th April 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 22nd April 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Sir John Thursby Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1125 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Mainstream, Foundation, LA maintained, 11-16 Secondary School.

Sir John Thursby Community College is a mixed 11-16, multi-cultural, fully inclusive college which values all students, staff and our community partners. We have over 1,000 students on roll and over 150 staff enjoying working together to provide the best for everyone.

In 2016 Ofsted rated us GOOD in all areas. Our facilities are exceptional for 21st Century learning.

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