Longspee Secondary is a
Specialist Provision for Autistic young people, some of whom may have
associated SEMH needs. We offer a rich and high-quality learning experience for
our students, with a relentless and positive focus upon Happy, Safe, Progress to help ensure that our students can build
and achieve a successful adult life.
To happily thrive in the role
of a Teaching Assistant, you will be resourceful and creative, highly resilient,
and able to work well as a member of a high-quality team. You will also be able
to relate well with others, demonstrate highly developed interpersonal and
communication skills, and have a good sense of positive humour. In addition,
you will be able to demonstrate an understanding that success at Longspee
Secondary is achieved by developing the excellence and independence of others,
with a mindset of growth, consistency and excellence.
We offer our students a wide
and varied curriculum experience, both within the school grounds and also the
local area, and are always looking at enrichment options; so if you have
skills, interests, or an area of knowledge that inspires you, we’d love to work
with your enthusiasm to engage the learning of others.
What we have to Offer:
A visible and approachable senior leadership
team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.
A strong support network both within the
school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.
All staff are part of a professional learning
community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.
Strong potential for career progression.
A culture that respects work-life balance and
an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.
An Employee Assistance Programme including in
the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.
AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing
for DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy
Solicitors and reduced price corporate gym membership through BH Live.
A competitive pension through Teachers’
Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff.
Should you wish to arrange a
visit or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Alison
Evans; HR Academy Lead at alison.evans@Longspee-academy.co.uk .
Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools
from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures
outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our
Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly
committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and
offering excellent CPD opportunities
Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid
disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early.
Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV and are unable to offer
Ambitions Academies Trust is
committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the
successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks
and an online search
lead to High Achievers
Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the physical, mental and emotional welfare of every pupil, both inside and outside of the Trust’s premises.
We implement a whole-academy/nursery preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the wellbeing of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken.
Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search.
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