1:1 Teaching Assistant

Greensward Academy, Hockley
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Job Ref No. ECC6906-329 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £14,464
Position Start Date: 11/07/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/07/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: to be advised  

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Teaching Assistant to named Student

Greensward Academy

Salary: NJC 5 pro rata- £14,464.00

Fixed Term until July 2025

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

July 2022 start

Greensward Academy is recruiting a Graduate Teaching Assistant to join our caring and highly competent team of SEN staff. You will be supporting a named student during the school day who is starting pre-GCSE courses and is expected to achieve a good standard at GCSE. Experience is preferred, but candidates should have a good educational background including at least GCSE grade C or above in English and Mathematics.

We are looking for a highly motivated applicant who is energetic, flexible and has a positive outlook

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • providing daily support for a named student during the school day
  • attending to students' personal medical needs where appropriate
  • supporting the students' use of ICT and other skills in developing independence
  • supporting students in physical activities and education, including academic differentiation, where appropriate
  • establishing positive relationships with students supported and with their parents/carers
  • supporting students in external examinations in accordance with their dispensations
  • understanding specific learning and care needs and providing appropriate support
  • maintaining necessary records as directed
  • Participating in appropriate professional development

Flexibility may be required in terms of providing support to students before and after school and during break times (including lunch break)

Closing date: 3rd July 2022

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today and join us to help create an excellent education for all.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Information about the School

Greensward Academy is an 11-19 comprehensive academy based in Hockley in Essex. It is part of the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a multi-academy sponsor which aims to provide the opportunity for all young learners to fulfil their real potential. The academy is graded Good by Ofsted and its results are strong, particularly in the Sixth Form which is in the top 3% nationally and top in Essex according to DfE Post 16 Performance Tables.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Mrs Shirley Wheeler
Greensward Lane, Hockley
Essex, SS5 5HG
Telephone: 01702 202571
Email: recruitment@academiesenterprisetrust.org

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