Teaching Assistant (Learning Support Assistant)
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Job start date
9 January 2023
6 December 2022 at 9am
16 November 2022
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
- View all Full timejobs - 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.
Full-time equivalent salary
- NJC 7-12 (£22,369 - £24,496 FTE) (£19,297.62 - £21,133 Pro Rata)
What skills and experience we're looking for
We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant (Learning Support Assistant) to offer in class support (supporting a named student and the class). You will be an excellent classroom support practitioner with the skills and determination to ensure exciting learning and outstanding progress for students of all abilities. You will possess the energy and enthusiasm to share good practice and to achieve a high standard of education for students leading to excellent outcomes. The successful applicant will work as part of a dedicated team who have a real passion for supporting our students to achieve their very best.
We are looking for someone who:
- has high expectations of pupil progress
- is passionate about education and developing a love of learning in students
- has the skills to work collaboratively with the learning support and teaching team
- can build positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents
- is willing to embrace or bring new ideas to the Academy
- has a commitment to developing their own skills
What the school offers its staff
“Leaders are considerate of staff’s workload and promote staff’s well-being.”
In return we can offer brilliant development from experienced leaders and one of the most supportive staff cultures that you could hope to be part of. We are family oriented and recognise a life outside of work whilst being determined to do everything we can as professionals in support of our students. Individual and academy team ambition go hand in hand. LEAD Trust support and career development are a given.
“Staff fully support leaders’ vision for the school’s continued improvement.”
A drive to continue the ongoing improvement trajectory of our academy is a given and this role will support our determination to continue building positive attitudes to learning by all students. Ambitious team players with a good sense of humour are welcome. Our team goes above and beyond to support each other and our students so it is critical that this aligns with the candidate’s own values and ethos. Applicants will be expected to be able to demonstrate a prior commitment to their own professional development and should be looking forward to ongoing development of their own practice and that of the academy team as part of our collaborative and supportive Trust offer.
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About Da Vinci Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
- View all Secondaryjobs
- School size
- 666 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- Da Vinci Academy website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
- Phone number
- 01332 831515
“Leaders put pupils’ interests at the heart of all that they do” - Ofsted 2021 Having converted to academy status at the heart of the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust in May 2017, Da Vinci Academy is now a successful secondary school with around 700 students and an increasing school roll (oversubscribed in KS3 and also next year’s intake). In summer 2019, we were proud to be the most improved Progress 8 school in Derby and in October 2021, we were rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. A copy of the report can be found on our website. We are described as a ‘proudly inclusive school with a big heart and huge ambition’. A student-centred philosophy is supported by an unwavering commitment to the achievement of successful outcomes for each and every young person. “The school is inclusive and welcoming to all. Pupils feel valued and cared for.” Together with the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust, a strong and clear vision is in place - one team changing worlds. Our vision is achieved by supporting all to Aspire, Believe, Learn, Achieve. This is what we all firmly believe in and strive for at all times. The benefit of our close-knit academy community is a real team environment where people genuinely care for each other and where students and staff alike can really shine.
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