6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,621.42 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistant job summary

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 candidates 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 at Maiden Erlegh School.

The successful applicant will enjoy working with 11-18-year-olds. 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 which are to Aim high – Be inclusive – Work together; and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

Maiden Erlegh School is a highly successful comprehensive school for students from 11-18 years old, situated in Lower Earley, near Reading. Our students are a delight to work with and relationships between students and staff are extremely positive and constructive.  Students are keen to learn, curious, respectful, polite and fun. They rise to challenges positively and enthusiastically and have high expectations of themselves. This is why they achieve such impressive academic and personal successes, and our results continue to improve year on year - this year placing us in the top 50 schools nationally for Progress 8. We also have a thriving 6th form and many of our students stay on to study here.

Our staff are dedicated, talented professionals who go the extra mile for the students because they are committed to helping them realise their dreams, achieve the greatest possible success, overcome any personal challenges. Teachers are passionate about their subjects and focused on delivering varied and stimulating lessons. Support staff work tirelessly to ensure the school can provide the best education possible. We have an excellent professional development offering for all of our staff which helps ensure they are satisfied in their work. We seek to develop and motivate our colleagues at every opportunity, and we offer a very warm welcome to all our new team members when they join us.

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for our students, then you are encouraged to explore further by contactingrecruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org  for a more detailed discussion, if required.

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible as we reserve the right to close the advert and interview at any time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and successful references.

To learn more about our school, please visit www.maidenerleghschool.co.uk.

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

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Maiden Erlegh School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1863 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Maiden Erlegh School is an Outstanding 11-19 secondary school in Wokingham, Berkshire and a part of Maiden Erlegh Trust.

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