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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,800.00 - £23,000.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary £19,582.08 Pro-Rata

Teaching Assistant Level 2 job summary

Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

Job Title: Teaching Assistant Level 2

Location: Thomas Clarkson Academy

Salary: £19,586.08 (Grade 2 Point 4 £22,800 FTE)

37 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time + 5 training days)

About Thomas Clarkson Academy

We are proud to be rated as a ‘good’ school by Ofsted (January 2020). At Thomas Clarkson Academy we are wholly ambitious for every child to have an education that will give them an enriching and fulfilling life. We are highly ambitious for all of our students, their families and our staff. We are proud to be a multicultural community that embraces the Brooke Weston ethos and puts excellent progress and the personal development of students at the heart of everything it does.

Staff at the academy strive towards becoming an outstanding educational establishment for adults and young people alike. We thrive on challenge, are reflective and enjoy purposeful, meaningful partnerships with local schools and the wider community all of whom support us in our resolute aim to raise standards.

We are an employer of choice providing excellent professional development for staff in order to create an outstanding place for all to work and learn and we are now seeking to appoint enthusiastic staff to join us. You will be joining a highly experienced team with a strong track record in school improvement.

To be successful in this role, the candidate should:

Be able to inspire, challenge and motivate young people

Be committed to achieving outstanding student outcomes

Be ambitious and have aspirations to develop their career

Be able to follow the established ethos and culture of our school

About The Wisbech Academy

The Wisbech Academy is a new 11-16 600-student (120 PAN) secondary school set to open for students in September 2024 to help meet growing demand for school places in Wisbech, North Cambridgeshire. The ‘Wisbech Free School’ was approved to open by the Department for Education in 2021 and will become the 12th school to join Brooke Weston Trust. The new school will be located next door to the existing Thomas Clarkson Academy campus, allowing the schools to share capacity and facilities to provide better opportunities for students and staff now and in the future.

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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.

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About Thomas Clarkson Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1393 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Thomas Clarkson Academy serves the needs of our 1,300 students, their families and the local community as an increasingly successful, vibrant, welcoming and inclusive, non-selective 11-18 academy. Our motto is ‘Transform, Challenge, Ambition’ and we aim to provide our students with the best opportunities to achieve the academic qualifications and skills to progress to university or the career of their choice. We want our students to realise their potential.

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