Teaching Assistant King Edward VI Academy, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Job description

To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

30 hours a week, Mon – Fri: 8:40am - 3:10pm – term time only

Essential educational requirements

GCSE Grade A – C English, Maths, Science

Essential qualifications

GCSE Grade A – C English, Maths, Science

Essential skills and experience

Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.
Motivation to work with children and young people.
Good numeracy/literacy skills.
Working knowledge and understanding of the SEND Code of Practice
Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age in a secondary school environment.
Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy
Effective use of ICT to support learning
Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier
General understanding of national key stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies

Employee benefits

SCP 3 - £18,065 FTE (£12808.18 pro rata)
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

About King Edward VI Academy

King Edward VI Academy is a mixed, mainstream, secondary school in Spilsby, Lincolnshire. It caters to students aged 11 to 18 with a PAN of 520 students. Places are in high demand at our popular Academy leading to us being consistently well oversubscribed in every year group. King Edward VI Academy opened in September 2012 and is sponsored by the David Ross Education Trust. It started as two separate schools, the King Edward VI Grammar School, which opened in 1550, and Sir John Franklin Secondary Modern School, which opened in 1954. The schools were combined in 1991 and began as a Humanities College and is a co-educational bi-lateral secondary school with a sixth form.

West End, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5EW
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