6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as pre-employment checks are completed

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time, part time: 35 hours per week Term Time Only, including Inset days * Flexible part-time hours will be considered for the right candidate

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,545 - £27,334

Actual salary

£20,875 - £22,337

Pay scale

Grade E

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Littleover Community School for an exceptional Teaching Assistant to join our experienced and highly motivated team!

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to the post of Teaching Assistant, supporting students with varying educational needs.

The successful candidate will be caring and patient and able to cater for the individual needs of the students, including social, emotional, communication, language and learning support and be capable of working in partnership with teachers and parents. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to the post of Teaching Assistant, supporting students with varying educational needs and join our hardworking team here at LCS. The position requires someone who:

  • Is caring and patient and able to cater for the individual needs of the students - social, emotional, communication, language and learning support.
  • Can support teachers in class with high quality teaching.
  • Is capable of working in partnership with teachers and parents.
  • Has high expectations of students’ attainment and behaviour.
  • Is hard-working, flexible and a good team player.
  • Preferably has some experience of working with students with Special Educational Needs .


What the school offers its staff

As a school, we are committed to continuous improvement so that we can continue to evolve to match the changing needs of our students, parents and carers, staff and wider school community. We are keen to utilise the latest thinking and technologies to ensure all our students are best equipped to achieve success in the future.

Our governors and staff are fully committed to serving the needs of our school community in these challenging social times, including continuing to develop the very strong academic performance of our school. If you feel you could contribute to this vision, we would be very pleased to receive your application.

Littleover Community School is an 11-18 comprehensive, community school. We are a Local Authority maintained school and have a positive working relationship with Derby City Council. We are not an Academy and have no current plans to join a new, or existing, Academy chain.

Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds. We have a proud academic and pastoral record and the school is always popular with parents and carers looking for school places, within our own catchment area and beyond.

We currently welcome 295 students into Year 7 each year, giving us a current roll of approximately 1850, including a Sixth form of over 350 students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Littleover Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

In accordance with the statutory guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Copies of our Safeguarding Policy, along with other school policies, are available at:
https://www.littleover.derby.sch.uk/information.php#policies

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jobs@littleover.derby.sch.uk

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About Littleover Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1828 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01332 513219

Littleover Community School is a Derby City Council, 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive school. Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds and has a proud academic and pastoral record. Many teachers, after thriving here and developing their skills, go on to posts of responsibility here or elsewhere. Others, happy to work in a school which values effective classroom teaching above all else, stay here and contribute hugely over the years.

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