4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Salary: Grade C Points 4 – 6 (£21,189 - £21,968 Full Time Equivalent) subject to pro rata

Actual salary

The minimum actual pro rata salary per annum for this job starts at £13,678.47.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Don Valley Academy are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant Level 1 to join our academy as soon as possible on a part-time, permanent basis. As a Teaching Assistant Level 1, you will work under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff, usually in a classroom with the teacher. You will support pupils to ensure they can access learning and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

What the school offers its staff

Don Valley Academy is proud to be rated Ofsted GOOD (April 2019) for the first time in its history! This has been achieved by having dedicated and enthusiastic staff who are committed to giving our community an extraordinary educational experience.

We are a vibrant Academy with over 1000 students on roll. We benefit from a new building which opened in November 2016 enabling our students and staff to use state of the art facilities. We serve a significantly deprived community with 42% of students being pupil premium and 38% being in the bottom 10% for deprivation. Despite these challenges, you will find Don Valley students to be polite and engaged with learning.

As a community we embrace all opportunities and strive to support and challenge each other. We have a comprehensive professional development calendar which is tailored specifically to meet the current needs. Staff enjoy the leadership opportunities found within our ‘DEEPs’ model and are able to gain experiences of roles across the Academy from Aspiring Leaders to Associate Assistant Principals.

Collaboration is at the heart of the Academy for both students and staff and you will find Don Valley Academy to be positive and reflective towards their own professionalism, with wellbeing as a pivotal aspect of our Academy ethos.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

  • Contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Minimum entitlement of 34 days holiday (subject to pro rata if working part-time and dependent upon salary and continuous service) including statutory Bank Holidays
  • Access to the Delta benefits website with discounts on retailers, holidays, days out, etc
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme, car leasing and technology scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Training and development opportunities

Applying for the job

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About Don Valley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1086 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01302651035

At Don Valley Academy our ethos is ‘Changing lives through belief and collaboration’. We believe that our core purpose is to prepare young people to enter a fast moving and rapidly changing environment. To prepare them for such a challenge we work to develop their skills, knowledge and resilience which in turn will enable them to achieve the highest possible qualifications. Don Valley Academy works with the students to ensure that they learn in a happy and caring environment. Whilst there is a strong emphasis on academic achievement all students are encouraged to take part in extra curricular activities outside the classroom. The Mission of the Academy is 'Changing Lives'. To improve educational outcomes for the North of England, creating a sustainable organisation that improves our society and the wider community. It is essential for our success to maintain high standards at all times and this is only possible with collaboration between staff, parents and students. Our challenge is to provide the global education that gives our students the tools necessary to compete in the world market and by working together we can do this.

Arranging a visit to Don Valley Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@donvalleyacademy.org.uk.

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