Teaching Assistant

Wyvern Academy, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9SH

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 4 (NJC Scale Points 6 – 8) actual salary £9801- £10162

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our Learning Support Department here at Wyvern Academy. The successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional standards to colleagues.

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.

If you feel you share our values and are committed to ensuring that students fulfil their potential, then we would like to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

At Wyvern Academy, we believe in:

Partnerships – Collaboration is the key to success. We work together to deliver on the promise set out in our mission statement.

Opportunity – Our aim of “Enriching Lives, Inspiring Ambitions” applies to all members of our Trust community, with our inclusive approach delivering a breadth of opportunities to give each individual the chance to fulfil their potential and prosper.

Integrity – Through our student-centred approach, advantage and ability are never seen as a ticket to involvement. We believe in every child’s right to high-quality education and access to amazing opportunities – irrespective of their individual circumstances. Integrity at Consilium means always putting students at the heart of everything we do.

Equity – We are truly inclusive, believing passionately that every student should be given the skills and support needed for them to meet their full potential. We are aspirational for all of our students, and we will ensure every student has the opportunities they need to achieve the highest of ambitions.

Excellence – We don’t settle for second-best, our standards are always high and we support everyone across the Trust to achieve them.

People-Centred – We genuinely want the best for each member of Consilium, that’s why everyone is treated with the highest level of respect. Our inclusive culture inspires us to be bold and engenders trust. It brings us together in ways that help us make a difference

Further details about the role

To apply 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 Katie Ferguson (katie.ferguson@consilium-at.com)

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.

The closing date for applications is 0900 Friday 9th December

Proposed Interview Date is week commencing 12th December

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to katie.ferguson@consilium-at.com

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About Wyvern Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
467 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Wyvern Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email katie.ferguson@consilium-at.com.

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