Teaching Assistant

Kimberley 16 - 19 Stem College, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 9LY

7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£14,928.23 - £16,158.88 pro-rated (actual salary) per annum

Pay scale

Level 2A/3A, Point 3-7

Teaching Assistant job summary

We have a new opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our established and highly commended and recognised SEND team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and passionate Teaching Assistant to join our enthusiastic, experienced and well-regarded team.

The post holder will be a member of the Trust’s Student Support Team working under the supervision and direction/guidance of our SENDCo and Senior Teaching Assistant. You will be required to work in a variety of ways to ensure that our learners with additional needs are fully included in the life of the learning community and have equal opportunity to fulfil their full potential.

You should have an understanding of the educational needs of children, be able to work collaboratively with others and be flexible in their approach to work.

Applying for the job

Closing Date: Open until filled. Please note that we will be running this as a rolling recruitment and selection process during the recruitment campaign, therefore please submit your application at your earliest opportunity.

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form - we cannot accept CVs. When applying, please complete all sections of the application form and ensure that you do not leave any gaps in your qualification/work history and that you give details of any periods not accounted for by full time employment, education or training. Forms with missing sections and/or gaps may not be considered. An Application Form and recruitment information can be downloaded from our website www.woottonupper.co.uk or requested by email from Wootton.HR@wootton.beds.sch.uk .

Please return the completed Application Form either by email to Wootton.HR@wootton.beds.sch.uk or by post to the HR Department, Wootton Academy Trust, Hall End Road, Wootton, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The role is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

Wootton Academy Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES - We prefer to hire people directly. We’ll be in touch if we need you!

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About Kimberley 16 - 19 Stem College

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
School size
648 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19
Contact phone number
01234765203

Wootton Upper School and Kimberley 16 - 19 STEM College (in the nearby village of Stewartby) are operated by Wootton Academy Trust [WAT]. The two institutions are 3 miles apart and linked by a shuttle bus. WAT is highly ambitious and its vision is to provide outstanding education in all of its component parts.

Wootton Upper School was inspected in November 2017 and received a very positive report. The school was judged to be good in all areas. Wootton Upper School, with 900 students across Years 9 -11, achieves excellent results across the core subjects in both progress and attainment measures.

Kimberley College 16-19 STEM College opened in September 2013 and has 500 students. The College was inspected in January 2017 and judged good in most areas and outstanding in personal development and well-being. For the last two years the College has been in the Sunday Times list of the top 20 Sixth Form Colleges in the UK based on the proportion of students getting 2As and 1B or
better in facilitating subjects.

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