2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

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

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 - £23,114 FTE per annum

Actual salary

£14,573 - £14,815 per annum

Pay scale

Grade B, scale point 3 - 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the popularity of our oversubscribed schools we are recruiting for a proactive and dedicated Teaching Assistant to support our students throughout their school day. Working under the direction of the class teachers you will be providing pastoral, academic support and delivering interventions to help create and maintain a purposeful learning environment for our students. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to build positive relationships with the children you support. If you have a passion for education and a commitment to helping students succeed we would love to hear from you

What the school offers its staff

The GLT recognises that our employees are our most important asset, and we are aware that the quality and commitment of our employees is critical to our success. We offer all our employees the following staff benefits:

  • A supportive ethos and concern for the well-being of all colleagues
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
  • Employer contributions to Local Government (LGPS) or Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gym membership scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free eye tests
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Car benefit scheme
  • My Health discounts


Commitment to safeguarding

Greenshaw Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All teaching and support members of staff must undertake the required pre-employment checks which include the uptake of references both professional and personal and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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About Stoke Damerel Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1295 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
HR@sdcc-smhc.net
Phone number
01752 556065

Stoke Damerel Community College and Scott Medical and Healthcare College are proud members of the Greenshaw Learning Trust, a ‘family’ of like-minded schools, that collaborate to provide mutual support, share their good practice and learn from each other, whilst retaining and developing our own distinctive character.

Our campus is based in the heart of the city of Plymouth with stunning view of the Plymouth Sound and easy walking distance of the most accessible city waterfront. We encourage all young people to work hard and make the most of the opportunities they are given. Our amazing team of teachers and support staff themselves demonstrate and encourage a lifelong love of learning, both within and beyond our curriculum.

Stoke Damerel Community College and Scott Medical & Healthcare College are next door to each other. No additional travel is required.
We are proud members of the Greenshaw Learning Trust, a ‘family’ of like-minded schools, that collaborate to provide mutual support, share their good practice and learn from each other, whilst retaining and developing our own distinctive character. The Trust is a vibrant and forward-thinking community of teachers, support staff and learners committed to educating the ‘whole child’ to improve life chances, whilst securing the best possible outcomes for students.

As one of the highest performing multi-academy trusts in the country, we currently comprise of thirty schools: seven in South London, five in Berkshire, one in Surrey, fourteen in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, and three in Plymouth. We are continuing to grow and have further schools joining us on a regular basis.

We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion and very much look forward to receiving applications from candidates whose personal qualities and values reflect those in the person specification and whose experiences also place them in a strong position to deliver the challenges set out in the job description. We encourage applications from candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, religion, belief, or race.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people therefore this appointment will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Arranging a visit to Stoke Damerel Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@sdcc-smhc.net.

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