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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,243.47 - £16,790.92 Annually (Actual) NJC scale 4-6

Teaching Assistant job summary

Castle Academy have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join their Team!

We are looking for:

- NVQ level 3 for teaching assistants or equivalent qualification

    - Have GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above or equivalent qualification

    - Good literacy and numeracy skills

    About Us:

    We are a small and friendly, family school who believe in giving children the best possible education and care so that they make a successful start on their learning journey. Our vision is to provide an inclusive environment where children participate, reach their potential and are proud of their achievements. All children will gain experiences which enrich their lives, become responsible citizens and be ready for the next stage in their education. 

    You would be joining the school at an exciting stage in our development as we continue on our journey towards excellence. We are a small but highly committed staff, who are looking for an enthusiastic and creative teacher to join our team.

    In return, we can offer you:

    - Amazing children who love learning and are increasingly eager to achieve

    - A commitment to your wellbeing and work-life balance: free access to our mental health and wellbeing app ‘wisdom’

    - A positive culture where everyone is valued and respected

    - A commitment to your own professional development

    - Access to the South Yorkshire Pension Scheme

    Interested in applying?

    Please see the attached Applicant Brief for more information, and don't hesitate to get in touch to arrange a visit to the school or to find out more – admin@astreacastle.org

    Closing Date for Applications is Wednesday 26th June 2024

    Interviews will be held on Tuesday 2nd July 2024

    All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application

    Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory background checks including references and enhanced DBS checks. We reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates during the application window should suitable applicants be identified.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff. Every child should feel safe and should be protected from any form of child abuse. We have robust policies and procedures that support our commitment to Safeguarding, this includes our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. The in-house Safeguarding teams at each Academy work in partnership with families and safeguarding partners to ensure the safety of children is paramount. We are committed to ensuring that all staff access regular, contextual safeguarding training to meet the needs of the local community.

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    About Castle Academy

    School type
    Academy, ages 4 to 11
    Education phase
    View all Primaryjobs
    School size
    160 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    4 to 11

    The Astrea Academy Trust logo also communicates the importance we place on collaboration, development and aspiration: The three figures coming together in the shape of a tree, which represents growth, whilst the tallest figure reaches upwards, towards a star, which is above and beyond the highest branch of the tree.

    This is a hugely exciting time for our family of schools. Astrea has been recognised by the Department for Education as being well placed to raise standards and achieve excellence for pupils in a growing number of schools nationwide. We are presented with a rare opportunity to make a real difference to the lives and life chances of school children – many of whom haven’t previously received the educational opportunities they deserve.

    To tackle this inequality, a Northern Sponsor fund, amounting to £10 million, was created in order to attract and encourage the best sponsors to take on schools in the north of England. Astrea Academy Trust is one of the first to receive a share of this fund and has been trusted with setting up high-performing academy hubs in areas with some of the greatest need.

    The Astrea vision enables individual academies to flourish with real autonomy, whilst also ensuring a strong ethos of support and collaboration across our schools. This balance is necessary in order to achieve long term sustainability for our schools.

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