Annual or full time equivalent salary
- £18,887 to £19,264 per annum plus Outer London weighting allowance
- pro rata £14,425 to £14,713 per annum plus Outer London weighting allowance
Teaching Assistant (Literacy) job summaryDo you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.
Who we’re looking for
We’re looking for a dedicated individual to provide tailored support to our pupils. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives and in supporting and developing their learning. Your intervention will help enable an outstanding learning environment for our young people, providing the support they need to succeed.
The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to effectively support learning and teaching, and to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.
You will have:
-NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent.
-GCSE in English and Maths at grades ‘C’ or ‘5’ and above.
-Experience working with children in a school setting.
-Experience contributing to development, monitoring and review of IEPs.
-The ability to maintain positive relationships with students and other adults.
About Star Academies
Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 30 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.
Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.
We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.
Find out more
Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 0208 523 1810.
Closing Date: Sunday, 03 July 2022 at midnight.
Interview Date: To be confirmed.
Proposed Start Date: Thursday, 01 September 2022.
To apply for this vacancy please use the 'Apply for job' link below. You should ensure your application form and supporting statement address all elements of the person specification. We will only consider candidates who meet the vast majority of the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.
Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.
We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.
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About Eden Girls' School Waltham Forest
- School type
- Free School, Muslim, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 610 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Eden Girls’ School, Waltham Forest is a 700 place 11-18 Muslim faith-based girls’ secondary school. It opened in September 2014, admitting 152 girls into Years 7 and 8, and continues to build up its pupil numbers year on year. The school welcomes applications from pupils of all faiths and none. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.
Eden Girls’ School, Waltham Forest was assessed as “outstanding” in every category at its first Ofsted inspection in April 2017.