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  • Job start date

    27 February 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

NJC Scale 6 - 10 £17,581.53 - £18,903.67 per annum actual salary

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Queen Elizabeth Academy are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic Learning Support department, and our forward thinking, modern academy. We are looking to recruit someone with a child centered approach and excellent people skills to support students effectively in order for them to fully participate in learning. You will be joining an experienced and exciting department, creating a culture of outstanding success amongst our students.

We are determined to provide the very best experience for our students and have a passion for student centred learning which removes the barriers to learning where ever they exist. The successful candidate will work closely with students, both individually and as a group, and have effective communication skills to liaise closely and collaborate with staff throughout the Academy.

What the school offers its staff

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is an 11-16 mixed academy based in Atherstone with approximately 715 pupils on roll. Following our Ofsted inspection in June 2022, we retained our “Good” rating, a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff and students. Ofsted commented the pupils were “respectful of each other’s views and are exceptionally supportive. Pupils behave well. They are proud of their school and the improvements that have been made in recent years. Pupils enjoy school and know that leaders and staff have the highest expectations for them.” The Ofsted report is a fair reflection of the academy and we continue to develop as we push from Good to Great.

In November 2016, as part of the Priority School Building Programme, we moved into brand new premises that have given us access to fantastic new facilities, which really set us apart in the locality

As a proud Academy Transformation Trust academy we are devoted to professional development and support which is second to none. Our trust is registered as Disability Confident and we welcome all applications. Our ATT Institute offers hundreds of training events and leadership accreditation qualifications to develop your talent to its full potential. As an academy we believe it is our role to develop your expertise to the full through supportive coaching in order to transform the lives of our students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Successful applicants will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023. We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications. We are open to Flexible Working.

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About The Queen Elizabeth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
701 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01827712477

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies.

We are located in the historic North Warwickshire town of Atherstone. The school’s traditions are founded upon the opening of the original Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in 1573. In 2016 the school moved into a state of the art learning facility which provides outstanding opportunities for our whole community to learn and grow together.

We epitomise our mission that, “We can and we will,” in all we do and the year on year successes our students celebrate is testimony to the lived experience of our core purpose. We provide every TQEA student, from all backgrounds and with all abilities, with an exceptional education underpinned by an ambitious curriculum and high quality teaching. It is a curriculum for all in which students’ talents in Humanities, Technology, Arts, Performance and Music are nurtured along with the Core curriculum of Mathematics, English, Science and Citizenship. In doing so we prepare students for lifelong learning and the opportunity to compete and succeed in their chosen career path. Therefore, for every student we have the highest ambitions and this leads us to expect excellent standards of personal behaviour and mutual respect from all in our community.

Most importantly we are relentless in our care for our students and are committed to safeguarding. We want our students to emerge from their time at TQEA as happy, personally and academically successful young people who are well-prepared to contribute positively as adults to their families and their communities.

We look for a number of outstanding qualities in our staff: an innovative and creative approach to their work; enthusiasm, positivity and an unfaltering commitment to our students’ success, and an open- minded, proactive attitude to working within a team. We want individuals who want to go the extra mile for our community.

Teamwork is at the heart of everything we do and by working together we aim to secure a successful future for all. We encourage those interested in joining our school to spend some time with us to gain a real understanding of our ethos and what we have to offer.

The dedication of the staff and the enthusiasm of the students, coupled with the support of our parents and carers, makes this a special place.

Arranging a visit to The Queen Elizabeth Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email alison.emery@attrust.org.uk.

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