Higher Level Teaching assistant

Acorn Academy, Witham

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Job Ref No. ECC2679-147S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 5 points 8-11
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

Job Description

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About the role: 
Are you ready for the next step in your career? Looking to apply those class-based support skills in a new context? Thinking about teaching and want to gain some experience?    
If you are passionate about providing the very best opportunities for every child, every day, and you feel you have the energy and enthusiasm to make the difference for every child's learning, then look no further! We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our caring, friendly team.    
We are looking for a vibrant, compassionate, and committed higher level teaching assistant. The job will be varied; working across the school supporting individuals or groups as required.  The role will involve some whole class teaching too, alongside a class-based learning support assistant. Any additional training will be provided.   
Visits to the school are strongly recommended and warmly welcomed.  This can be arranged by contacting the school office. 

Work Schedule:
28.75 Hours per week
08:45 -15:00 Monday to Friday with a 30-minute unpaid break 
Term Time plus 5 inset Days
Permanent contract

How to Apply:  
To apply for the role, please complete the application form, demonstrating how your skills and experience match the criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification and return directly to Acorn Academy.
Application guidance notes are also available to assist you with completing your application.
Informal enquiries regarding the role can be made to the school office via email to admin@acornacademy.net

Information about the School

Acorn Academy is a large infant school with three classes in each year group and the added benefit of a nursery and a specialist speech and language provision. Children are at the centre of everything that we do and we aim to ensure that all children have a happy and successful experience at our school.

Acorn Academy is part of the Bridge Academy Trust: a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH, ACHIEVE, ASPIRE. The core purpose is to provide high quality continuity of every child's journey through education from 3 to 19, with a community and school-led school improvement approach and long-term sustainable strategy.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

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

Apply online
Spa Road, Witham
Essex, CM8 1NA
Telephone: 01376 512605
Email: admin@acornacademy.net

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