Student Development Assistant

The Basildon Academies, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC6908-654 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: FTE: £26,182. Actual Starting salary: £22,456
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 22/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Week Commencing 22nd April 2024 Shortlisting Starts:  22/04/2024

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Salary Range: Band 3: fte £26,182- £28,440 per annum. Actual starting salary: £22,456 (with performance based yearly increments)

Working weeks: 39 Weeks (Term Time)and Parent/Open Evening as required
Working Hours: 37 hours per week (08:00-16:00 Mon-Thurs and 08:00 - 15:30 Fri)

Contract: Fixed term until 31st August 2025 in the first instance.

Student Development Assistant's (SDA's)provide the support that is required to enable barriers to learning to be overcome and to enable all pupils to maximise their enjoyment and learning from their time in the Academy.This is a unique opportunity to join a successful academy as part of a supportive and very hard-working pastoral team.

The appointed Student Development Assistant will support the Year Group Teaching Lead (currently for our year 8cohort at the Lower Academy) and will have responsibility for daily matters such as consistency checks, on-call, uniform, attendance and attitude to learning, as well as supporting teachers in ensuring pupils engage with their learning in order to meet their targets.

The successful candidate will have an enthusiasm that will inspire students to outstanding outcomes.

We are an aspirational academy operating across two sites. The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our Key Stage 3 students, whilst the Upper Academy specialises in teaching Key Stage 4 and 5. We pride ourselves on being a truly inclusive academy and this is actively underpinned by our motto 'Aspire Believe Achieve'.

The academy prides itself on providing staff with the most appropriate and effective support to ensure that their professional development needs are fully met and that there is a high level of challenge in the opportunities they are offered. We have an excellent track record of providing promotion and responsibility opportunities to staff that aspire to leadership.

If you can enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to make exceptional progress then please download and complete ourapplication form and return it to our Recruitment Coordinator, Dani Silk-recruitment@basildonacademies.org.uk

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.

Information about the School

The Basildon Academies is focused upon developing the whole child; our curriculum has been developed to enable our students to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills so that they will become lifelong learners. This includes opportunities for linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technical, human, social, physical and artistic learning so that students make progress in a wide range of subjects.

We set high expectations of all our students and this, in turn, ensures we create a positive climate for learning in which every student can reach their full potential. Our Academy is a calm, orderly and purposeful environment where students enjoy their learning, make good progress and feel safe.

Our Sixth Form is a major part of the academy with the structure modelling itself on developing independent learning skills like those seen in universities which allows students to continue their studies in their specialist subject areas. Students are very much encouraged to become mature adults being engaged in many aspects of the life of the academy which further develops those much needed skills to go on into university or the world of work.

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

Dani Silk
Wickford Avenue
Pitsea, Basildon
Essex, SS13 3HL
Telephone: 01268 498800
Email: recruitment@basildonacademies.org.uk

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