Teaching Assistant (English)
Date 2016-11-30 18:11:05 Location : Europe
Dates: Apply by Friday 16th December Job start as soon as possible after interviews
Salary: LGPS Grade 2, Point 8 – 13 (gross starting salary £10,165)
Location: Sudbury, Suffolk
Contract type: Part time, 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Contract term: Permanent
The purpose of the Teaching Assistant’s role is to work as a member of the Academy’s strong inclusion team, working with staff and predominantly students. The aim is to guide and support all students within the classroom to achieve their potential irrespective of background or barriers to learning.
Under the direction of the Director of Inclusion and Head of Faculty (English) and working closely with classroom teachers, the Teaching Assistant will contribute to all aspects of student attainment and achievement.
The role will involve supporting the classroom teacher, working with vulnerable students and managing student behaviour in a classroom setting.
The successful candidate will:
Be enthusiastic and passionate, with the drive and determination to move the Academy to outstanding – currently Ofsted rated good.
Be an outstanding practitioner in their current role.
Support students to be the best that they can be.
Be a dedicated team player who develops excellent relationships with students and colleagues.
Be a professional who models expectations and promotes positive behaviour.
Be committed to all students achieving their full potential and the learning vision of the Academy.
Be driven, motivated, adaptable, resilient, reflective and have a good sense of humour.
Have a good standard of education including GCSE (or equivalent) C or above in English and maths.
Be familiar with and uphold safeguarding policies.
If you would relish the opportunity of working with us in our supportive and stimulating professional environment, then we would welcome your application.
Applications should be posted directly to the Data Manager, Kirsty Phillips
Friday 16th December 2016 (noon)
Tuesday 10th January 2017
For further information
Kirsty Phillips (Data Manager), 01787 375131, firstname.lastname@example.org
Caroline Wilson, (Principal), 01787 375131
Ormiston Trust is fast becoming one of the largest sponsors of academies in the country. It established Ormiston Academies Trust to manage the transformation of learning and improve performance in its academies. Ormiston Academies are encouraged to collaborate and share best practice. This process has been successful in ensuring rapid and quality-driven improvements for the entire family of Ormiston Academies. The Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of children and young people.
Ormiston Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check, and confirmation of employment is subject to this. As part of Ormiston Academies Trust we adhere to the Equality Act 2010.