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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    25 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours Term Time only
Contract type
Fixed term (7 months)
Grade 4 £20,852 to £22,571

Job summary

The Holgate Academy is seeking to employ a Teaching Assistant with experience of SEMH. To carry out a range of learning development, student welfare and administrative tasks to support students with special educational needs but primarily to focus on Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, assisting teaching staff in the Academy and within the communities.

The post would also suit a graduate (or equivalent) who may be interested in pursuing a career in teaching at a future date and would like to gain some experience. If you are an enthusiastic and dedicated team player with experience of working with children and would like to be part of our friendly and committed school family please apply. We would welcome applications from a teaching assistant with SEMH experience or a qualified teacher with behavioural experience looking to move roles or return to teaching.

You would work under the guidance of senior leaders and teaching staff with a focus on supporting solution based behaviour management and offering mentoring support in relation to this, with some links to our alternative learning packages. The role will also involve leading a team of staff in planning, preparing and managing resources to support KS3/ KS4 students.

Applying for the job

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1056 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01159 632104

About The Holgate Academy

We are a large secondary academy for students aged 11-16 years based in Hucknall and, together with our partner academies, offer post 16 study at the Hucknall Sixth Form Centre.

We support our young people, so they enjoy their time at the academy and play a key part in all that academy life has to offer. We are immensely proud of the successes achieved by our students and we constantly strive to do more and be even better. Our ultimate purpose is very simple – to do everything that we can to ensure that our students leave ready to take their place in an increasingly complicated and competitive world.

Outstanding teaching and learning is our priority. Our highly qualified and motivated staff work hard to ensure our students achieve at the highest level, whatever their starting point.

Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment. To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.

Diverse Academies is a multi-academy trust with a vision to inspire, to raise aspirations and to create brighter tomorrows. Across primary, secondary and special settings, we share a common mission to nurture curiosity, develop wellbeing and empower children and young people to go beyond their aspirations. Together, we believe we can make a difference in our diverse communities, and in the lives of those who learn with us and work with us.

We empower. We respect. We care.

Arranging a visit to The Holgate Academy

Visits to the academy are welcome. Please contact Lynsey Baum (PA) at Holgate on 01159 632104 or lbaum@holgate-ac.org.uk. Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we identify an appropriate candidate.

School location

Hillcrest Drive, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG15 6PX

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