Inclusion Support Assistant, Swadlincote

Closing date:

The Pingle AcademySwadlincote

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £13,140-£13,841 actual for 32.5 hours
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Full time and part time post available. 

Full time - 32.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday, Term Time Only (39 weeks) 

Part time - hours to be agreed, Term Time Only (39 weeks)

Grade 4 – Starting Salary for 32.5 hours - £13,140 - (Actual)  

We are looking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic person for the Inclusion Support Assistant role. As the academy of choice for our local area, you will feel part of a supported community and, most importantly, a warm and friendly environment in which to educate our young people.  We offer an employee reward package which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant. This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate.  

This is a superb opportunity to join the support staff of this vibrant successful Academy Trust. The Pingle Academy has a full complement of highly qualified and experienced staff who are positive role models for our students.  The Pingle Academy is committed to the continuing professional development of all staff in order to continually improve the quality of service we provide.       

The Inclusion Support Assistant works under the guidance of teaching staff, providing support and management of students, both in the classroom and outside the main teaching area and provides small support sessions for identified students. Candidates should possess NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and experience along with a good understanding of areas of learning and social/emotional needs of students.  The post holder will be predominantly working within our Autism Resource Unit and Learning Support Base; working with students with significant learning needs and/or ASD.    

All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the academy, to tour and meet with members of the team, and meet with our students.      

Should you require further details regarding the role, a full job description is available on the website, or alternatively please contact Fiona Harvey on 01283 216837  

To apply for this role, please quote Ref: R11/ISA.

Please note completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.    

Closing date: Monday 14 January 2019  

Interview date: Thursday 17 January 2019  



This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the academy’s equal opportunities policy.

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More about The Pingle Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coronation Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0QA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 216837
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The Pingle Academy is an 11-19 co-educational, comprehensive school which has gained Specialist Status in Maths and Computing.

We are part of The de Ferrers Trust, where Aspire and Achieve are the key principles.

We are proud of our caring and inclus...