8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Term time: 36 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3 £23,500 - £25,979 FTE, Grade 4 £24,294-£26,421

Pay scale

Grade 3 £19,786 - £21,874 pro rata, Grade 4 £20,455-£22,246

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have GCSE Grade C or above in Mathematics or English or equivalent qualification
  • Have experience of supporting children with special educational needs and challenging behaviour including Autism in a mainstream, resource base or special school setting

  • Have the skills to place pupil learning at the centre of all your practice.
  • Have the ability to make sound judgements on attainment & progress of students, assess and celebrate in their success.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others
  • Have experience of delivering a diverse package of learning & pastoral support to pupils.
  • Have the ability to set appropriate and challenging targets for yourself and others
  • Have the ability to make and take decisions both individually and as part of a team.
  • Have the ability to contribute to and share quality practice with other TA’s, teachers and the team.
  • Have the commitment to partnership between staff, parents and students
  • Are committed to supporting the aims of the academy

What the school offers its staff

  • An exciting opportunity to join a brand-new school with strong partnerships to the academy schools’ network and other local schools and organisations
  • A high priority to your own learning, including access to tailored CPD and coaching
  • Leading employment benefits including access to pension scheme and employee assistance programmes
  • Opportunities to grow your career and for professional development as we encourage collaboration between our academies
  • An opportunity to join a team of dedicated and hard-working professionals who put our pupils at the centre of everything they do and are constantly striving to improve their knowledge, skills and practice

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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 awoodcock@nexusmat.org

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Discovery Academy

School type
Free School, ages 7 to 16
School size
61 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16
Phone number
0114 4798000

School location

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