• Expected start date

    19 April 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 March 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    25 February 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary until 4 May 2022)
Grade C, £19,312 rising to a maximum of £20,092 per annum pro rata. Actual annual salary of £15,030.72 rising to a maximum of £15,637.80 per annum

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a flexible and dedicated person to work with our teaching staff under their guidance to undertake a range of work to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils in the classroom or other educational settings, as required.

This role involves providing support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities. Assisting with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes. We are looking for some of the following qualities and experience:
• NVQ2 Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification and/or experience.
• Completion or willingness to complete DFE Teacher Assistant Induction Programme
• Experience of working with classes or small groups of pupils
• Experience of working in a secondary school
• Good standard of English & Mathematics at Grade C or above
• Ability to apply good behaviour management strategies in the classroom
• Patience and resilience
• Good understanding of child protection and bullying issues

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1020 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Ofsted report
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About Millbay Academy

Millbay Academy is an all-through school in Plymouth’s Coastal Quarter. This is a place where everyone is important and where every moment counts. Our values will underpin all that we do: we will provide a stimulating learning environment where children will feel safe, happy and consequently thrive.
Our vision is clear: challenging academic and personal goals will be set for every member of the Millbay Academy community, and we will provide the support and encouragement required to reach them. We will do whatever it takes.
At Millbay Academy we are passionate advocates of all-through education. Through this, we will be able to serve our community and families, ensuring an excellent educational experience with continuity and progression. All-through education offers many unique opportunities, including shared experiences, powerful role models and the in-depth knowledge of subject specialists. The Academy has a PAN of 1020.

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

School location

22 Millbay Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3EG

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