- Job role
- Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
- Working pattern
- Will consider part time, term time
32 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
- Contract type
- Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- £22,183 to £24,491
- Actual salary
- £16,429 to £18,138
Salary: Grade 4 point 12 to 17 £16,429 to £18,138 per annum pro rota (FTE £22,183 to £24,491)
Hours: 32 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only)
Contract term: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible
Wilsthorpe School is a high-performing academy that is well on the path to becoming an outstanding school. Everyone in the school believes in our journey of improvement and shares common goals. Strong relationships exist between students and staff which are open, warm and friendly and these relationships have led to excellent attitudes to learning.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant to join an already existing committed team at Wilsthorpe School. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic hard-working and is passionate about supporting young people achieve their best. The successful candidate will work in partnership with teachers to support learning in line with the national curriculum, codes of practice, policies and procedures.
In addition to our standard Teaching Assistant responsibilities you will be required to provide intervention teaching and implement planned learning activities / programmes as agreed with the teacher for a caseload of students. As well as lead in other areas such as extra curricular activities, educational visits and preparing specialist equipment.
Patience will be key to this role as you will be supporting students in a specific curriculum area or support students with varying degrees of learning, behavioural, communication, social, sensory or physical difficulties. You will play an integral part in ensuring students with any degree of SEND meet targets and progress in line with students not on the SEND register.
Why join us
Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people.
Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.25.
Free car parking.
An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
The ability to request flexible working.
Entry to a career average pension scheme.
A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.
Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.
We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.
The closing date for applications is: 3 October 2021
Interviews will be held on at date to be confirmed
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