Teaching Assistant (SEND/Behaviour)

Malcolm Arnold Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JW

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 March 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

NJC 3 £18,887 FTE, £16,515 actual salary

Teaching Assistant (SEND/Behaviour) job summary

Malcolm Arnold Academy is now recruiting for a Teaching Assistant (SEND/Behaviour). This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

To be responsible for behaviour management to children requiring additional support. To provide support to the Head teacher\Teacher across a range of child centered activities to promote child development and learning.

Salary & Benefits

NJC 3 £18,887 FTE, £16,515 actual salary

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme.
Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education

Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme

Rewards and Recognition Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Who we are looking for

Experience of working with children/young people
Recent experience of working in a school.
A standard of written and spoken English that supports pupils’ learning.
Experience of relevant age group.
Experience of working with children with special needs.
TA specific qualification equivalent to NVQ Level 2 or 3
A commitment to promoting equal opportunities and meeting individual needs.
Awareness of confidentiality.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Able to manage time effectively.
Ability to be flexible to the needs of the children.
Effective communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
Ability to use ICT/the internet and email to support pupils’ learning.
About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other.

Apply now

To submit your application, please click on ‘apply now’.

Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

Applying for the job

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About Malcolm Arnold Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1286 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01604 778000

Malcolm Arnold Academy is a co-educational secondary school based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, for students aged 11-18.

The school takes its name from the legendary composer Sir Malcolm Arnold. Born in Northampton in 1921, he was one of the leading figures in 20th-century classical music and helped to establish the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

Arranging a visit to Malcolm Arnold Academy

To arrange a visit and to hear more about this role, please call us on 01604 778000.

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