Teaching Assistant

Wyvern Academy, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9SH

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 4 (NJC Scale Points 6 – 8)

Teaching Assistant job summary

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.

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 James Wilkinson (James.Wilkinson@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 6th October 2022 at 9am

Proposed Interview Date is 10th October

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.

Please 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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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

Wyvern Academy is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in the Branksome area of Darlington, County Durham, England. We are now looking for a number of Heads of Year, to form our new non-teaching Pastoral Team.

We are committed to offering a warm, friendly and purposeful setting for all our students to flourish, and feel that this new Team will contribute strongly to enhancing our commitment.

As a Consilium Academy, Wyvern Academy is built on the values of the Consilium charter. The purpose of the charter is to ensure our mission and values translate into practice within our Academies, ensuring that every student benefits from our distinctively inclusive ethos.

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

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