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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time, term time: Monday to Friday 8.30am-4pm 33.4 hours a week, term time

Contract type

Fixed term - Named Contract

Full-time equivalent salary

£24702.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Are you passionate about learning and committed to supporting learners to achieve their potential?
  • Do you have experience of working in an education or school based setting?
  • Are you looking for excellent training and progression opportunities?
  • Do you want to work in a friendly and supportive team?

If you have answered yes to the above, Wootton Park School could be the perfect opportunity for you!

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching and Learning Assistant with medical experience to join our growing team. This exciting opportunity will enable you to work with a team of highly committed teachers and TAs to support and develop learner progress. You will work alongside an experienced and well-regarded SENCo and learning development team, furthering your experience within a supportive coaching environment.

The Role

You will work with a targeted learner with medical, speech, language, communication and interaction needs in a variety of curriculum areas. The role will involve working within whole classes, with small groups and on a 1:1 basis to support learner health needs alongside developing effective learning skills, encouraging independence, maximising participation andsupporting emotional wellbeing.This is a practically rewarding and important position within our growing school. The role requires dedication to improve learner health & wellbeing, maximise independence and develop peer relationships, while also working with parents and staff.

Working Hours-33.4 hours a week (8.30am-4pm) term time, plus 5 Teacher training days

What We Are Looking For

You will be required to support the overall medical and health needs and wellbeing of learners and support them in the classroom. The ideal candidate will be totally committed to securing the best outcomes for all our learners and will ‘go the extra mile’ to do this.

All members of our team must be committed to maximising potential and continuous improvement, and be willing to participate fully in all aspects of school life.

Our quest for excellence, must, however, also be combined with our unwavering commitment to care and support. Therefore, anyone seeking appointment to this role must demonstrate warmth, humour, resilience, and above all, emotional intelligence in order to uphold the values of our school.


What the school offers its staff

We Can Offer You

Exemplary learner behaviour and engagement.

An environment where teachers can teach, and learners can learn

Supportive professional development following a coaching model.

Excellent future opportunities for progression as we grow our Trust.

Opportunity and freedom to innovate and significantly contribute to curriculum

development.

An exciting, friendly and conscientious working environment.

Employee Assistance Programme (Staff Well-being) scheme.

Staff sport activities.

Reprographics and IT support

Access to LGPS pension scheme

Further details about the role

If you are inspired by this exceptional opportunity to join us at this stage of our journey, we want to hear from you!

Please visit our school website for a virtual tour of our school building.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In accordance with our statutory obligations under Keeping Children Safe in Education Northampton Free School Trust is required to conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates and offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.

We maintain the right to close the application process early or later if necessary.

Closing Date: Monday 22nd July 2024, noon

Interview Date: W/B 22nd July 2024

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Candidates need to be available to interview in person.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In accordance with our statutory obligations under Keeping Children Safe in Education Northampton Free School Trust is required to conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates and offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the
shortlisting stage.

Our latest Safeguarding Policy is on our school website.

Applying for the job

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About Wootton Park School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
1453 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

Wootton Park School

Wootton Park School (WPS) offers a first-rate and unique learning environment, ensuring

high levels of academic achievement and personal development for all, while promoting the value of community participation and building a stronger society.

As an all-through (4-19) school, we believe this brings a significant number of benefits to learners and staff, and we seek staff who share this vision with us.

In September 2022, we had our first Year 6 & Year 13 cohorts, so are now operational in every year group. In 2020 we moved into our brand new £20 million state-of-the-art school building.

In July 2019 we were judged to be outstanding in every category by Ofsted.

Inspectors noted that “The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is of a

consistently high quality” and that “Achievement is outstanding in the early

years and at key stages 1 and 3". "Staff morale is exceptionally high" Ofsted 2019.

We have recently achieved the Quality Inclusion Mark and the Wellbeing Award for

Schools.

We are very proud of our school and are looking for like-minded professionals to

join us on the next stage of our exciting journey.

What We Are Looking For

Our ideal candidate will be fully committed to securing the best outcomes for all our learners and will ‘go the extra mile’ to do this.

All members of our team must be committed to maximising potential and continuous

improvement, and be willing to participate fully in all aspects of school life within and beyond the classroom.

Our quest for excellence, must, however, also be combined with our unwavering

commitment to care and support. Therefore, anyone seeking appointment to this

role must demonstrate warmth, humour, resilience, and above all, emotional

intelligence in order to uphold the values of our school.

We Can Offer You

Exemplary learner behaviour and engagement.
An environment where teachers can teach, and learners can learn
Supportive professional development following a coaching model.
Excellent future opportunities for progression as we grow our Trust.
Opportunity and freedom to innovate and significantly contribute to curriculum
development.

An exciting, friendly and conscientious working environment.
Staff sport activities.
Reprographics and IT support
Perkbox staff benefit scheme inc. confidential 24/7 employee helpline

If you are inspired by this exceptional opportunity to join us at this stage of our journey, we want to hear from you!

Please visit our school website for more information about our school and a virtual

tour.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and

young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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