Teaching Partner King's Oak Academy, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Job description

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Teaching Partner to join our supportive and talented team at The Acorn- King’s Oak Academy. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

Your opportunity:
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. You will be a part of an ever expanding Federation who are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate. You will be working within a Fantastic Academy alongside professional and inspirational people. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits.

What we are looking for:
We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy. 

You will assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of the Principal, SENCO and/or INCO and class teachers.  Support students to enable them to access the curriculum, completely engage with their learning and achieve their full potential.  Deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being. 

Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.

About the Academy & Cabot Learning Federation :
King’s Oak Academy is a rapidly expanding academy based in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire. From September 2015 we moved into an exciting phase of our development where, with a new primary build and the admission of two Reception classes, we became all-through from 4-19 years. The children are excited to learn and eager for the next stage of the Academy’s journey.
King’s Oak Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). The Cabot Learning Federation is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. We currently are sponsoring academies in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-Super-Mare; six secondary, eight primary, one all-through academy and a Studio School.  The Federation also has an overarching CLF Post 16 and specialist inclusion centres. Together we educate over 9000 children between the ages of 3 and 19 and the Federation is a major Teaching School in the South West.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.
Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.

Essential educational requirements

Good literacy and numeracy competency with a minimum of 5 GCSE (including Maths and English at grade C or above), or other equivalent qualifications.

NVQ for Teaching Assistants level 2 or above, working towards or commitment to undertake the qualification.

Appropriate first aid qualification or willingness to undertake training (where relevant).

Essential qualifications

Good literacy and numeracy competency with a minimum of 5 GCSE (including Maths and English at grade C or above), or other equivalent qualifications.

NVQ for Teaching Assistants level 2 or above, working towards or commitment to undertake the qualification.

Appropriate first aid qualification or willingness to undertake training (where relevant).

Essential skills and experience

Excellent standard of oral and written communication skills and ability to understand and convey complex needs and information.

Good organisational skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Have empathy and excellent listening skills.

Good working knowledge of IT for own planning and to support students.

Proven experience of working effectively with SEND students, students with additional needs and/or disabilities on an individual basis or in groups.

Experience of planning and evaluating learning activities.

Demonstrable experience of working effectively with parents/carers of young people and external agencies.

Experience of or willingness to train, in order to offer personal care support to students with a physical disability (where relevant)

Employee benefits

Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
Access to our pension scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme / Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
Dedicated Training and Development programme
Childcare discount and vouchers
Health and wellness sessions and discounts
Flu Jabs


About King's Oak Academy

Address
Brook Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS15 4JT
Phase
All Through
Type
Academy
Website
King's Oak Academy website (opens in a new window)