Title: Teaching Assistant
Start date: ASAP
32.5 hours per week, term time + 5 days
4 (NJC scale points 6 – 8) actual salary £17,696 - £18,335
Do you have the drive, passion and
commitment to deliver outstanding support? This is an opportunity to join a
dedicated team of staff at Thornhill Academy, part of Consilium Academies who
are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.
are seeking to appoint a talented and committed individual to join our Learning
Support Department here at Thornhill Academy. The role of the Teaching
Assistant will be to work under the instruction/guidance of a teacher to
provide work, care and support programmes to pupils.
The successful candidate
should be supportive of the ethos and values of the school and have the ability
to encourage and motivate our students. We are looking for
someone with a sense of humour, who understands the importance of developing a
positive culture in our organisation and has high expectations of their pupils.
The successful candidates will present the best possible example of
professional standards to colleagues.
Academy is an 11 to 16 secondary academy, with over six hundred students which
occupies a large site in close proximity to Sunderland City Centre.
Thornhill Academy is a unique school in its area, this uniqueness comes from
the diversity of our student population. Across the school, students come
from 14 different ethnicities, with 35 different languages. We are proud to be
this vibrant and diverse community and have developed a culture that has moved
far beyond tolerance and one in which we celebrate, learn from, and embrace our
differences. The diversity of our community offers students and staff rewarding
and deeply engaging experiences and supports staff on their journey to become
inspirational and reflective practitioners, improving life chances for all in
Thornhill we take pride in developing each individual pupil to achieve their
potential and make a positive contribution to society. We provide a safe, happy
and nurturing environment in which we challenge all to strive for personal
accomplishment and excellence.
parents, staff and governors are proud of recent achievements here and, as well
as helping students achieve the results they need to follow chosen career
paths, has a huge and varied programme of activities and extra-curricular
opportunities on offer.
Aims are to create an environment in which all take responsibility for their
actions, behaviour and learning; relishing and learning from challenges. We
want to create a safe, supportive and happy working environment in which
diversity is celebrated and pupils and staff thrive .We have high
expectations of all students in terms of behaviour and commitment to learning
and of our parents in working with us as partners to support individual progress.
please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do
not accept CV’s. We ask that all
completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please ensure that within your application you
provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom
should be your current or most recent employer.
closing date for applications is at 9.00 am on Monday 25th September
will take place on a date to be confirmed.
Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to
share this commitment.Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS
Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be
completed for all applicants.
The Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to
creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Under Part 7
of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state
funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the
necessary standard of spoken English.
note: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please
assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We
are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications
received after the closing time stated will not be considered.
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