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This job expired on 12 July 2024

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024.

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 27.5 Hours per week.

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£14,408.02 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Stanchester Academy we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students. We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon a continuous drive for excellence by our staff. Our aim at Stanchester Academy is to develop ambitious learners who are knowledgeable and literate.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant whose role will include supporting students with learning within the classroom and through targeted interventions. The successful applicant will need to be flexible and able to use their own initiative to help provide the best outcomes for students.

The ideal candidate will have excellent literacy skills. They will have experience of working with students who have additional needs; have good behaviour management skills and a willingness to help students achieve and enable them to be the best they can. Experience of supporting pupils with mental health difficulties would also be valuable.

All applications must be fully completed; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: Midnight, Friday 12th July 2024.

What the school offers its staff

We believe in hiring for potential and this means that we value individuals for the knowledge skills and experience that they have developed in every aspect of their lives. If you don’t feel that you meet all of the criteria listed in the person specification, we would still encourage you to apply.

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme. Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you.

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students. We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Stanchester Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
791 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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