Teaching Assistant (to deliver reading interventions)

William Edwards School, Stifford Clays

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Job Ref No. ECC5438-277S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Grade B (£8,694 - £9,457)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 18/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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William Edwards School is a happy and positive school looking to appoint an effective, enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. They will support the delivery of high quality learning experiences and assist in the support and development of students throughout the school. This is a great opportunity to help pupils gain the academic skills, social skills and knowledge for successful futures. Here, you can benefit from a wealth of experience, training opportunities and a supportive, collaborative spirit.

This is a permanent role, and is part time - 15 hours per week, term time only, over three days (exact days to be discussed at interview).

What we are looking for:

• Experience of delivering reading programmes at primary or secondary

• A person to deliver small group reading interventions and support the school reading strategy

• An engaging person with the ability to interest, encourage and motivate children when supporting their learning and development

• An excellent team worker, who can work closely with class teachers and support them with their planning, preparation and assessment activities

• A person with the ability to support individual pupils, groups or whole classes to help them make excellent progress

Why William Edwards School?

William Edwards is a large, successful, harmonious and thriving mixed 11-16 comprehensive school. Pupil outcomes across the school are historically strong. However, attending William Edwards is about so much more than just GCSE outcomes. We firmly believe that school days should be the best days of your life and that schools have a moral purpose to extend the life experiences of their pupils. That is why we boast the largest Duke of Edinburgh cohort of any school in the East of England and we are also one of only two schools in the East of England to hold the Arts Mark Platinum Award. Character education and providing a wealth of different experiences to our pupils are important to us.

Why SWECET?

At SWECET, we are passionate about providing the best start in life for our pupils. We are united in the belief that every young person needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances.

We place our pupils' needs at the heart of everything we do and support our colleagues in delivering high-quality education. Our vision is to establish a national reputation for the quality of education we provide.

Our schools are united by the things that make us both similar and unique - the DNA that ties us all together. The SWECET DNA is made up of the following components: Developing our people, Nurturing our differences, and Aspiring for excellence.

We believe that our colleagues are our most precious resource to provide high-quality learning experiences for all our pupils. Our colleagues work hard to support teams in their own schools and across the Trust and in return, the SWECET Wellbeing Charter sets out our actions to support our colleagues.

If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please email recruitment@swecet.org.

Information about the School

William Edwards is a popular 11-16 school. It is the strategic lead school for the Thurrock Teaching School Alliance and is part of the growing South West Essex Community Education Trust. Pupil outcomes across the school are significantly above the national average.

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

Recruitment Team
Stifford Clays Road, Stifford Clays
Essex, RM16 3NJ
Telephone: 01375 486000
Email: HRadmin@swecet.org

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