Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term until 31/08/2020

Colne Community School, Brightlingsea

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Job Ref No. ECC5460-246 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 to midpoint -Actual Salary from £12,270
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 02/10/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT - Fixed Term until 31/08/2020

Pay Range: Local Government Band 2 (Point 3-5)

Actual Salary from £12,270

Start Date: ASAP

The Role

Are you a University Graduate or studying for a degree who hopes to gain access to teacher training in the future in the following subjects?

· Maths

· English

· Science

· Humanities

· Modern Foreign Languages

· ICT/Computing

The Colne Community School and College is hoping to recruit several graduates across a number of subjects. The successful candidates will be provided with the essential skills needed to be an amazing teacher… is this the kind of experience that you require?

· Large 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive school

· Graduate Teaching Assistant Post

· Starting Salary £18,065 per annum (pro rata)

· Great training and mentorship on offer

· Varied experience in a vibrant, stimulating environment

The Colne Community School and College has a demonstrable history of supporting the individual needs of Graduate TA's and assisting them to move into the teaching profession.

During your tenure you will be welcomed into the department and will be invited to school trips, parent evenings, sporting events, extra-curricular clubs and community out-reach projects.

Your duties will vary but your main experience will centre on the classroom. Here you will assist in the general day to day activities and support the class teacher. Hopefully, in time you will develop your skill set and possibly contribute to lesson planning and gain the basic skills that a seasoned teacher takes for granted.

The lucky candidates that gain a place in this school will find that they will be leagues ahead of their cohort in teacher training.

For further details please contact Mrs K Poynter at the school.

Start date: ASAP - 31 August 2020 (Fixed term contract)

This post is for 29 hours, 35 minutes per week (Monday-Friday) term-time only + holiday entitlement + all INSET days

08.40am to 15.10pm (unpaid lunch break included)

Salary: LGS Band 2 to Midpoint (3-5) Actual salary from: £12,270

Why work for The Sigma Trust, The Colne Community School and College?

We can offer you:

· A Competitive Salary

· Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

· Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

· Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to quoting reference 161. Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 2nd October 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

We are a unique school and college where young people make real achievements. Our school understands and embraces the challenge of change, diversity and innovation and we are committed to developing teaching strategies which enable every student to be a successful learner. Our school is a learning environment that reflects the value we place on young people and their success to ensure that they grow into full participating citizens and have a real sense of their own worth.

The Colne Community School and College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Safeguarding The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sigma HR
The Colne Community School and College
Church Road, Brightlingsea
Essex, CO7 0QL
Telephone: 01255 750913

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