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Job Ref No. ECC2757-46S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 5-6
Position Start Date: 04/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 11/07-12/07/2024  

Job Description

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We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will work closely with our educators to support classroom activities, foster a positive learning environment, and ensure the academic success of our students.

The successful candidate must have:

1. Specialist Knowledge and Experience


1.1 Experience of working with or supporting learners.

1.2 Ability to build a rapport with learners, including those with special educational needs.

1.3 Ability to understand child development.

1.4 Ability to use ICT and to learn new ICT skills.


2. Organisation

Ability to organise time effectively, creating work schedules, prioritising workload and meeting deadlines.

3. Using Initiative

Ability to take responsibility for own actions and make decisions without referring to others on occasions.

4. Resilience

Ability to remain calm and self-controlled under pressure.

5. Personal Drive & Commitment

Ability to be proactive, enthusiastic and committed by taking ownership to ensure tasks are delivered.

6. Communication

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, adapting style to suit the audience e.g. preparing reports.

7. Team Working

Ability to work effectively within a team.

8. Equal Opportunities

Ability to understand and demonstrate commitment to Elm Hall's Equal Opportunities Policy and to ensure all activities are consistent with the Equal Opportunities Policy. This includes all staff activities and their interface with the general public.


9. Special Conditions

9.1 Appointment is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records check.

Responsibilities:
· Assist the lead teacher in implementing lesson plans and educational activities.

· Provide one-on-one or small group support to students who need additional help.

· Monitor and manage student behaviour in the classroom.

· Assist with the preparation of teaching materials and resources.

· Support in assessing and recording student progress.

Qualifications:
· Minimum of Maths and English level or relevant certification required.

· Previous experience working in an educational setting is desirable but not essential.

Information about the School

Attain Academy Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, culture, or disability. You must be a UK resident, have the right to work in the UK, and be willing to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.

Our Vision: Working together towards success for all

Attain Academy Partnership aims to provide an outstanding education for all children in all schools, relevant to the world in which they live. We would like all members of Attain to become:

• Ambitious, capable learners who are resilient and independent • Enterprising, creative contributors who have a real love of learning • Ethical, informed citizens who value differences and inclusively • Healthy, confident individuals who contribute to a mutually supportive environment

We want to create a community of outstanding schools with the highest aspiration and dedication to achieving the best outcomes for all our learners:

• An unshakable belief in the intrinsic value of every individual within our community • Exciting and creative climates for learning within a safe and supportive environment • Sustainable collaboration and sharing of best practice • Personal and professional development for all members of staff • Accountability based on honesty and responsibility in all our relationships

We believe: • That every pupil deserves a good education that enables them to be the best they can possibly be • That every individual in our community of schools (our pupils, staff, families, carers and friends) is important and has something to contribute • In building an exciting and creative climate for learning within a safe and supportive environment • In working together and sharing best practice • In ensuring the personal and professional development for all members of staff so that they have a rewarding and a fulfilling career within our community of schools • In accountability based on honesty and responsibility in all our relationships

A copy of our child protection policy and practices, a copy of our policy on employing ex-offenders, the recruitment and selection policy statement which includes data protection information and privacy notice for applicants can be found on www.attain.essex.sch.uk.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Michael Wood
Conrad Road, Witham
Essex, CM8 2SD
Telephone: 01376 516025
Email: admin@elmhall.essex.sch.uk

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