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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
30 hours per week, term time only (8.30-3.00pm each day)
Contract type
Fixed term (12 months)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,933 - £19,698
Actual salary
£12,906 - £13,428

Job summary

Job title: Teaching Assistant (1 year fixed term) – (30 hours per week, term time only)
Salary: Grade 5 (Actual salary £12,906 - £13,428)
To start: As soon as possible after appointment

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our associate staff team. The successful applicant will work within the SEN team and will be required to supervise and provide support for students with special educational needs, ensuring their safety and access to all learning activities. The successful applicant will support the student across all subjects and aspects of the wider curriculum, including the delivery of bespoke intervention, and must be trained, or willing to train, in moving and handling, and intimate care techniques.

What makes Ridgewood School special?

Staff and students at Ridgewood work hard every day to embody the school’s core values: Excellence, Teamwork, Enjoyment and Integrity. We are enjoying a trajectory of continued success and look forward to welcoming a successful applicant who can join us on our journey. We became a standalone academy in 2011, and we are incredibly proud of the progress we have made as a school, having laid strong foundations for further improvement going forward.

Our school motto, ‘Prepare for the road ahead’, represents our belief in preparing our staff and students for their future. We exemplify our motto not only in terms of academic achievement, but also in terms of the training, enrichment and experiences which make us all model citizens. Our school values underpin what we do and contribute to our ethos in everything we undertake as a school community. We set our standards high and do not compromise, because we believe in the best for everyone.

Why is the role of Teaching Assistant right for you?

We are committed to offering the staff who work at Ridgewood every opportunity to become the best they can be. Our training packages, for staff at all stages of their careers, are second to none, and we are proud to be able to offer our associate staff a range of individual and group development opportunities.

Are you a seeking an energetic, vibrant working environment, working alongside supportive colleagues? Do you want to work in a school with a dedicated team of senior leaders committed to whole school development? Are you ready to be part of a school community dedicated to giving young people the best opportunities possible? If so, Ridgewood School is for you.

Candidates are required to possess 5 GCSEs including Maths and English – Grade C or above (or equivalent).

For full details, to discuss the role or to request an application pack, please contact the school on 01302 783939 or email appls@ridgewoodschool.co.uk. We welcome visits from potential candidates – please contact the school to arrange this. Completed applications should be returned directly to school via post or email: appls@ridgewoodschool.co.uk.

The closing date for this post is 9am on Monday 24 January 2022.

Ridgewood School reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date above.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. The school operates a no smoking policy.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1384 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01302783939

About Ridgewood School

The school's values of excellence, integrity, teamwork and enjoyment permeate all aspects of school life and are central to our work at Ridgewood. We are extremely proud of our school and the high quality education we provide. We insist on high standards of conduct from all our students and we expect them to behave impeccably: treating each other, our staff and visitors with kindness and respect.

We strive for all our students to meet and exceed their potential academically, however, we also place a great deal of importance on them really enjoying school and developing skills that will enable them to be responsible members of society. Our aspirations for our students drive every action, shape every interaction and inform every decision each day. We work hard to instil a love of learning, develop resilience and build confidence so that our students continue to flourish now, and in the future.

“We want every student who leaves Ridgewood School to aspire to achieve beyond what they thought they could do when they first started with us.”

Our curriculum is ambitious for all students, regardless of their starting point. We offer a wide range of courses at GCSE and A Level to meet the needs of all. Our curriculum beyond the classroom is also vast and varied, providing our students with countless opportunities to broaden their horizons and share new experiences.

We want Ridgewood to continue to thrive and be at the heart of the local community.

School location

Barnsley Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7UB

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