Professional Assistant, Rotherham

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Maltby AcademyRotherham
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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £18870 - £20,541 (Pro Rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you……

  •  Enthusiastic and committed and able to use your own initiative
  • Able to relate to young people and inspire them to progress
  • Seeking an opportunity to influence learning across the academy/trust

Maltby academy within maltby learning trust could be the place to develop your career

The maltby learning trust, consisting of primary and secondary academies is a vibrant and inspiring place to work and learn, striving to secure excellence in all aspects of its work. 

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our professional assistant team.  the successful candidate will provide short term cover across all subjects and work in partnership with teaching and support staff in the planning, development and implementation of activities that support our existing curriculum. 

We are seeking to appoint a graduate who is able to use their own initiative whilst also being able to relate well and establish a rapport with young people. the person appointed will be committed to securing student learning and progress while demonstrating flexibility and being able to work constructively as a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organisational skills and will be committed to securing student learning and progress in and across the curriculum. we welcome applications from unqualified teachers or graduates with an aspiration to teach and work within education.

The successful candidate will be:

  • able to inspire and enthuse students
  • committed to raising standards for all
  • able to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas 
  • able to role model professional standards and behaviours

In return we will offer:

  • The potential to gain qualified teacher status
  • Recently refurbished learning spaces which inspire outstanding teaching and learning
  • Excellent career development opportunities and access to a comprehensive programme of personalised professional learning and development
  • An outstanding induction programme with supportive and dynamic staff
  • The potential to work across the age and ability range

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. further information about the disclosure scheme can be found at

How do I apply?

For further information please contact rachael barratt, PA to Principal, on

An application form, role description and person specification can be found on the academy website or by calling the number below.

Aompleted applications should be addressed to chris eccles, principal and sent to or to the address below:

Braithwell Road | Maltby | Rotherham | S66 8AB
01709 812 864

Closing Date: Friday 19th October 2018 at 9am

Interviews: Wednesday 24th October 2018

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