are now looking to appoint a Teaching
Assistant who has the tenacity, skills and flexibility to
work in a fast-moving environment and the passion to help our children to
progress and develop. This post would suit someone looking for a career as
Teaching Assistant or for experience to support a step into teaching.
The successful candidate will have Maths and
English GCSE, grade C of above, strong IT skills, well developed organisational
and communication skills and a basic understanding of child development and
learning strategies. An awareness of special educational needs and disabilities
would be useful. The post holder will be expected to undertake a wide range of
duties including: supporting pupils’ learning and overall well-being; assisting
teachers and other colleagues in the classroom and in small group
interventions; recording and collating information; developing good
relationships with parents/carers, colleagues and partner organisations;
preparing classroom resources, equipment and materials; and supporting the
implementation of whole school strategies, including literacy.
School is a forward-thinking school in a semi-rural area of North Leeds. We are
proud of our caring and inclusive reputation and have a strong team of
professionals committed to developing and delivering a rich learning experience
for all our students.
Our school community is based upon an inclusive
and restorative ethos that we believe best allows every student the opportunity
to realise their full potential.
Wetherby High School is a vibrant and happy place to work, where all members of staff work as one team. We significantly invest in the development and training of all colleagues who are equally happy to share their expertise, skills and knowledge across the organisation.
The benefits that we offer staff:
- Membership of The National College to support continued professional development.
- Access to Retailer discounts through the Vivup Employee Discount Scheme.
- Cycle to Work Scheme through the Local Authority.
- Employee Pension Scheme.
- Onsite parking.
The post holder will also be a coach and fully
involved in our Coaching programme and House system, flexible learning and invigilation
duties. We welcome applicants with an interest in the above and training will
be provided to support the successful candidate.
It is essential that the post holder shares our school ethos which is firmly rooted in a restorative approach and the following values; to ‘Know our children well’; to be ‘Partners in Learning’; to develop ‘Character for Achievement’; to ‘Enjoy and Aspire’. We firmly believe that in order to move forwards we need to be prepared and able to ‘do things differently and do different things’.
Along with your application form, please submit a covering letter and CV.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and satisfactory references. The school has a privacy statement for job applicants which is published on the website.
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