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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Monday to Friday (8.30 am to 3.10 pm with a 40 minute unpaid break). 38.4 weeks per year.

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£15,556 - £16,159

Pay scale

Devon NJC Grade B, Scale 2-3 (£22,737 - £23,114 pro-rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

South Dartmoor Community College is looking to appoint an experienced, confident and enthusiastic teaching assistant who shares our passion, vision and drive, and who is prepared to go that extra mile to support our students.  You would be joining a committed team of teaching assistants who play an important role in our school.  The role involves supporting students with Special Educational Needs within the classroom.  This could involve facilitating student’s emotional regulation; working with those on the autistic spectrum, or supporting students with low levels of Literacy and Numeracy to access the secondary curriculum. You should be capable of developing excellent relationships with the students and therefore a proven record of successfully working with young people is essential.  You will be a hard-working individual;with high expectations and an unwavering determination to getthe best outcomes for students.

What the school offers its staff

The College is on a rapid improvement journey and has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential. We have excellent pastoral support and our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA—Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).

If you want to work in an inspiring, fully inclusive environment with students who want to succeed, and friendly, supportive staff, then we want to hear from you! You will join a passionate and dedicated team, and a Trust who is committed to providing professional development and opportunities for all colleagues. Part of the WeST Trust, we are an 11-18 College situated in Ashburton on the edge of Dartmoor. With impressive facilities, the College currently caters for approximately 900 students. Devon is a lovely place to live with the stunning Dartmoor and the beautiful Devon and Cornwall Coastline on your doorstep.

Further details about the role

For more information about South Dartmoor Community College and to apply for this post, please visit our website www.southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk. If you would like to discuss the position please contact Ian Squires, SENDCo (isquires@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk). Completed applications should be submitted to Cleo Perry (cperry@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk). Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 19 February 2024 at 8.00 am. Interview Date: Thursday 22 February 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

South Dartmoor Community College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

Information about our key policies is available at: https://www.westst.org.uk/our-policies (this includes our DBS Policy, Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, and Recruitment and Selection Policy).

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About South Dartmoor Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
821 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The College this year, secured some of the best results in the South West for student progress. It has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential including specialist teachers at all levels. We have an excellent academic record and our pastoral support is second to none. Our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students and they are proud of their school. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA—Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).

Arranging a visit to South Dartmoor Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cperry@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk.

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