This job expired on 4 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    18 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
33.75 hours per week from Monday to Friday
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
A1 point 1 to B1 point 4 (dependent on skills/experience)
Actual salary
£14,155-£14,622 p.a.

Job summary

The Governors of Roundhay School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dedicated and ambitious person to work at our vibrant, high-achieving and multi-cultural school.

This is an exciting career opportunity for someone who is hardworking and shares our passion to improve all that we do. The successful candidate will need to be prepared to do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure our pupils reach their full potential.

You will be working with individuals who have physical disabilities, sensory impairments (i.e. hearing or visual), speech and language difficulties, learning difficulties such as dyslexia, conditions such as autism, social, emotional and mental health needs, or have a combination of these difficulties. Furthermore, some of our pupils will have English as an additional language.

The school will invest in your career progression and you will be part of a team with real energy and desire to develop your skills by providing continual professional development.

As a truly comprehensive school, reflecting the cosmopolitan make up of Leeds, we are very proud to have been recognised by Ofsted as an 'outstanding school' which is 'all about its students' and where 'staff ensure that each one, regardless of background or ability, is given every opportunity to shine'.

- ‘World Class School’ Quality Mark
- SSAT Educational Outcomes Award
- Most oversubscribed school in the city
- 'An outstanding Sixth Form' Ofsted
- The largest school sixth form in Leeds (500+)
- ‘Staff training is excellent' Ofsted
- Red Kite Teaching School Alliance strategic partner
- 'Behaviour for learning across the entire school is outstanding' Ofsted

Application deadline: 09.00 on Monday 4 October 2021

We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We promote diversity and want a workforce, which reflects the population of Leeds.

For more information and to apply online, please visit www.roundhayschool.org.uk

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 18
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
2414 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

About Roundhay School

Roundhay School is proud, as a truly comprehensive school reflecting the cosmopolitan make up of Leeds, to have been recognised by Ofsted as an 'outstanding school' which is 'all about its students' and where 'staff ensure that each one, regardless of background or ability, is given every opportunity to shine'.

Roundhay School is all about its pupils and we will do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure that each one reaches their potential. We will never put limits on what our pupils can achieve, regardless of background or circumstance. Our focus is on developing character, instilling confidence and a love of learning whist teaching the importance of kindness, manners and respect. We want all our pupils to make a positive contribution to school life, continuing to learn and develop for the rest of their lives.

We are responsible. We are resilient. We are ready to learn. We are Roundhay.

Arranging a visit to Roundhay School

Roundhay School is in the very fortunate position to receive an excellent number of applications for advertised roles. For this reason, and under normal circumstances, we do not usually arrange school visits for potential candidates.

We prefer to protect the workload of our staff and allow them to focus on their role.

Instead, we prefer to include a full tour of the working school as part of the interview process. This allows candidates shortlisted for interview to experience a full and thorough tour of the working school. It also provides an opportunity to meet the pupils and interact with members of Department and wider school, including the Leadership Team.

School location

Gledhow Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 1ND

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