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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    3 December 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    24 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,890.00 - £18,808.00 Annually (Actual) 32.5 hours per week, term time only. AAT Grade 4 pts 6 – 9 Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £23,893 - £25,119

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking to appoint creative and dynamic Teaching Assistants to work with our Secondary students at Iford Academy, part of Tregonwell Academy. Flexibility maybe required to work at our Satellite class.  

Duties include assisting the teacher to provide care and support for pupils, to support learning through planned and differentiated activities, preparation of an effective learning environment, completing and maintaining records under supervision, and promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils.  

We are looking for candidates who are passionate and ambitious with a drive and commitment to improve the life chances of our young people. You will preferably have experience of working with young people with additional needs including childhood trauma, alongside SEMH and ASC.

You will have a dynamic, exceptional and creative approach to improving the teaching and learning in a way that benefits all children. We will consider applications for a Grade 3 position.  

What we have to Offer:

·         A visible and approachable senior leadership team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.

·         A strong support network both within the school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.

·         All staff are part of a professional learning community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.

·         Strong potential for career progression.

·         A culture that respects work-life balance and an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.

·         An Employee Assistance Programme including in the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.

·         AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing for DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy Solicitors and reduced price corporate gym membership through BH Live.

·         A competitive pension through Teachers’ Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff. 

Should you wish to arrange a visit or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Laura Kimber; HR Academy Lead at laura.kimber@iford-academy.co.uk.

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities

Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early.

Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV and are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search

High Expectations lead to High Achievers

Commitment to safeguarding

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the physical, mental and emotional welfare of every pupil, both inside and outside of the Trust’s premises.

We implement a whole-academy/nursery preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the wellbeing of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search.

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About Ambitions Academies Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) has at its heart the drive for excellence which is under-pinned by high expectations. Ambitions Academies Trust comprises schools from all sectors – mainstream (primary and secondary) and special.

Ambitions Academies Trust exists to secure ‘Outstanding Achievement for All’ for all the communities that it serves. This is underpinned by our values of Inclusivity, Openness and Honesty.

Ambitions Academies Trust mission is laid out in three key strands:

- To ensure all pupils reach their potential by securing outstanding achievement, high standards of social skills and improved life chances.

- To raise standards of teaching and learning by ensuring strong, effective governance and outstanding leadership at all levels

- To achieving outstanding outcomes through the Trust through the efficient use of public funding and assets

We base all that we strive to achieve on our four defining Key Principles:

- To provide and maintain strong, effective governance at all levels of the Trust

- To ensure financial sustainability throughout the Trust

- To ensure future growth does not adversely impact outcomes within the Trust

- To provide leadership and training through Ambitions Teaching School to continue to support schools outside the Trust

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