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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 32.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, term-time plus one week (39 weeks per year)

Contract type

Fixed term - This is a temporary contract for the academic year 2024/25 in the first instance, with the potential for this to be extended

Actual salary

Actual Salary: £17,763 to £18,061

What skills and experience we're looking for

Outwood Academy Valley are seeking a Teaching Assistant to join their academy. This is a rewarding role where you will work to support the learning of individuals or work with small groups of pupils under the direction of teaching staff. This is a temporary contract for the academic year 2024/25 in the first instance, with the potential for this to be extended.

We are looking for an individual who has high aspirations for students, who is committed, and passionate about learning; who has the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘Students First’.

The role of Teaching Assistant across our Academy is to promote the learning and welfare of students by providing practical and learning support to students, including those with statements of special educational needs, under the direction of the class teacher.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust provides a high-quality learning and cultural environment that inspires and motivates children. Whether you are ambitious for progression, or determined to be an outstanding member of our support team, Outwood Academy Valley is the place for you.

What the school offers its staff

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS - WHAT DO WE OFFER AS AN EMPLOYER?Outwood Grange Academies Trust supports colleagues by funding an extensive range of accredited training courses and apprenticeship opportunities up to Masters level. We also offer:Your starting salary with annual increments plus inflation linked increases. The starting salary within the grade advertised will be dependent upon your experience. You will also receive:

  • A comprehensive induction and training process
  • Automatic enrolment into an increasingly rare and valuable defined Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution rates
  • Flexible family friendly policies from day one
  • Enhanced occupational benefits available (such as maternity, adoption and parental leave) with no qualifying period
  • Holidays: A minimum of 25 days plus bank holidays (this increases with length of service)
  • A range of working patterns are available dependant upon the role

Automatic enrolment into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to:

  • Specialist information on a wide range of work-life issues
  • Emotional support and counselling for a wide range of personal and work issues
  • Legal guidance
  • Financial guidance and debt counselling
  • Child and dependent care support and advice
  • Support for managers

We are also a wellbeing employer with a dedicated wellbeing policy and menopause policy along with menopause champions based in our academies. Other benefits include:

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced Synergy Car Leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) is an education charity and not-for-profit sponsor of primary, junior and secondary academies. We are a dynamic organisation, recognised nationally as one of the highest performing family of schools in the North of England, and we currently sponsor over 40 schools.Our educational blueprint has been developed through leading and supporting schools over many years.We have used this successful blueprint to sponsor academies and have a transformational effect on children’s life chances within very quick timescales.We feel strongly that academies should enhance the education provision of the community they serve, in addition to driving up standards and playing a central role in regeneration. This is because we believe that improving the life chances of young people is essential to developing a strong local and national economy.We are now comprised of over 40 schools who work together to ensure that all children, irrespective of their starting point, receive an excellent education. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of children in our care, including the most vulnerable or challenging.

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

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About Outwood Academy Valley

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1741 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01909 475121

Outwood Academy Valley is an oversubscribed 11 - 18 academy in the North of Nottinghamshire at the gateway to the famous Dukeries, including Clumber Park. Situated in Worksop, a vibrant town with a historic market centre, mining heritage and growing commuter links for nearby cities, including Sheffield.

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Valley

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email r.hardie@valley.outwood.com.

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