3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114

Pay scale

C 4, £11.98/hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of working with young people
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils and adults
  • Skills and expertise in understanding the needs of all pupils
  • Knowledge of how to adapt and deliver support and resources to meet individual student needs
  • Subject and curriculum knowledge relevant to the role, and ability to apply this effectively in supporting teachers and pupils
  • Excellent verbal communication and active listening skills
  • The ability to remain calm in stressful situations and work effectively under pressure
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning
  • Skills and knowledge to deal with student safety and behaviour
  • Commitment to continued personal development

What the school offers its staff

We are an inclusive school community, dedicated to the needs of the individual. A community where we strive each day to promote and develop our core values of Respect, Responsibility, Kindness, Honesty and Perseverance – laying the foundations for a lifetime of enjoyment and happiness.

Further details about the role

We have an excellent opportunity to support students who require help in overcoming barriers to learning and are seeking to appoint a motivated and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our friendly team. If you are passionate about helping students to achieve their potential, whilst working in a supportive, school environment then we want to hear from you.

If you would like to join a school where the learning environment enables every young person to feel happy, safe and valued, enabling them to achieve their best and you believe that all students, regardless of their personal circumstances can excel, then we want to hear from you.

You will work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils while also promoting their independence, self-esteem and social inclusion. Provide support to pupils so that they can access the curriculum, participate in learning and experience a sense of achievement.

You will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills, have the ability to set high expectations in order to motivate and inspire and a real commitment to achieving the very highest of standards.

Commitment to safeguarding

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check with barred list. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but Exceptions Order may apply.

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 recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk

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About Marshland High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
806 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01553 600842

A secondary academy which is part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust.

Marshland is justly proud of its reputation as an inclusive community, which is dedicated to the needs of the individual. A community where we strive each day to promote and develop our core values, developing resilience, laying the foundations for a lifetime of enjoyment and happiness.

Our academy trust provides a very support and inclusive working environment for all our staff. All schools within our trust work collaboratively on the development of our curriculum, pedagogy, resourcing and extra-curricular activities.

We aim for our school to be at the heart of our community, preparing young people for life in modern Britain. We seek to nurture active caring and independent citizens who lead rewarding and successful lives. We are a safe and friendly community, where students experience a challenging and engaging curriculum, offering cultural opportunities beyond our classrooms.

We endeavour to instill a love of learning and a respect for education as we believe that education is life-changing and that learning should continue throughout life. We strive to ensure each and every student is the best they can be at whatever they do. We promote high aspirations for every student, encourage excellence in every area and celebrate individual achievement.

Staff at our school are highly motivated and enjoy the supportive working environment and school ethos and culture. We invest heavily in our personalised development programme for our staff. We are always working to reduce workload and promote wellbeing amongst our staff. We have an enviable reputation not only as a school of first choice by parents but also an employer of first choice within the local community.

Arranging a visit to Marshland High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk.

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