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Teaching Assistant

Discovery Academy, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 3QF

This job expired on 4 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    January 2022

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,698 - £20,092 FTE equates to £16,585 - £16,917 pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our Opportunity

We are looking to appoint highly professional and efficient Teaching Assistants.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • 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

Are you ready for your next challenge? Can you teach and deliver creatively? Are you passionate about making a real difference to pupils with SEND? Are you nurturing, inclusive, empowering, caring, passionate, enriching, encouraging, child-centered and family focused? Are you ready to inspire the next generation of young minds? Are you a relentless children’s champion? Take a leap and become part of the Discovery Team of Dreamers, Believers and Achievers.

View our recruitment video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNcDiYArdp0

Discovery Academy is a brand-new school for children and young people with SEND located on the Norfolk Park Estate in Sheffield. The Academy is run by the award-winning Nexus Multi Academy Trust.

We believe that inspiring young people with their learning is about giving them a sense of belief that they will achieve their potential. This is an opportunity to build the school ethos from the ground upwards. Be a part of a house system that gives children and staff a sense of belonging and is dedicated to its values by developing staff to become even greater.

We have an immersive approach to our curriculum that is thematic throughout the school. Our classrooms are immersive and allow pupils to work independently and in collaboration together in fun learning spaces. We believe that learning takes place when children feel safe, stimulated and secure where kindness, care and self-belief are the foundations to learning. For further information about the school please visit https://www.discoverysheffield.org/

Commitment to safeguarding

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service and can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

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About Discovery Academy

School type
Free School, ages 7 to 16
School size
Up to 80 pupils
Age range
7 to 16
Phone number
0114 4798000

School location

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