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Alderman Knight School, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Job details

Job role
Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Part-time only
Grade 6 SCR 15 – 20 Salary £22911 - £25295 (pro rata)

Job summary

What We Are Looking For
Applications are invited from dedicated, experienced, confident and proficient candidates to join our strong teaching support team. We wish to appoint multiple TAs across the phases and are looking for candidates with experience supporting the learning of young people with a range of special educational needs and with a working knowledge of the national curriculum.

The Role
The posts will form part of a team of Teaching Assistants assigned across the school. In carrying out their duties and responsibilities effectively teaching assistants will provide focused support for pupils, teachers, the curriculum and the school.

Applying for the job

Next Steps
If you decide to apply for the post, we would like you to complete the online Eteach application form. Our Recruitment Policy is available for you to read on Eteach and on our website.

Please note Alderman Knight is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to a DBS check, and receipt of two references prior to interview.

For further details please see school website www.aldermanknight.gloucs.sch.uk and/ or email equinn@aldermanknight.gloucs.sch.uk

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Special school
Education phase
School size
175 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Alderman Knight School

Our School
Alderman Knight is a Local Authority educational provision for some children and young people whose needs cannot be met in mainstream.

The school provides these young people with an enriched and extended curriculum, tailored to individual needs and supports them to achieve their potential within a supportive environment where they feel safe and happy to learn. This will help them develop positive feelings of self-worth and confidence and will enable them to make a successful transition to adulthood and be active and responsible citizens.

In addition to providing education, the school ensures a holistic approach that will develop resilience and help address additional needs that might impact on their ability to learn. This may include complex needs including learning, communication and interaction including social, emotional and mental health needs. The school is commissioned to provide a range of support strategies and approaches as needed by individual pupils in order to help pupils start to address any issues which affect their learning.
There are currently 173 children and young people on roll. This is to increase over the next 2 years to a maximum of 208 children.

Pupils’ have a wide attainment range. In the primary phase the majority of the pupils are working within P levels and KS 1 expectations. However, across the secondary phase attainment can reach KS3 expectations and pupils achieve a wide range of accreditations including Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications and GCSEs. Some students in KS5 have the opportunity to study Level 3 qualifications within the neighbouring secondary school.

What We Can Offer
The school is located just off Junction 9 of the M5. Both the main school building and the Post-16 Centre are new, attractive and spacious buildings being built in 2013 and 2017 respectively. The learning and working environments are second to none. In addition, the school can offer:
- Local authority pension
- Access to a small on-site gym
- Mentoring for new/existing teachers
- Extensive CPD opportunities
- Opportunities for development and progression
- A challenging but positive and enormously rewarding work place

School location

Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 8JJ

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