Teaching Assistant

Lincroft AcademyBedford

Teaching Assistant

32.5 hours per week, term time only, plus 5 INSET days

Grade 2A NJC points 3-4

Actual Salary £14,259 - £14,544 per annum

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative practitioner to work as part of Lincroft Academy’s SEND Department.  You will be expected to work alongside class teachers to raise the standards of student achievement and ensure the safety and well-being of children and young people in accordance with good practice. Experience of working within a similar environment would be preferred although training can be provided for an applicant wishing to gain experience in this field.

You will demonstrate high levels of motivation and have the ability to engage, lead and inspire students to raise standards along with delivering effective outcomes for all students. 

Lincroft Academy has an excellent reputation locally, and more widely across Bedfordshire and the neighbouring counties. The school is over-subscribed and continues to grow, with demand for places at an all-time high; the future is also exciting as we look to join a highly successful Multi Academy Trust before the start of the next academic year.  

The successful candidate will join a school that values and develops all staff, with a commitment to CPD and opportunities to contribute to extra-curricular activities in other areas of interest. We encourage applications from enthusiastic and motivational candidates who share our passion to ensure that every child has the support they need to fulfil their potential.

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to join a highly successful and ambitious school; 
  • a stimulating and creative working environment where extracurricular activities flourish; 
  • an exceptional CPD provision for all staff, working in collaboration and sharing best practice. 

We encourage applications from enthusiastic, resilient and motivational candidates who share a genuine passion for the post to apply.

Closing date:        Friday 9th April 2021, at 8.00 am       

Interviews to be held week commencing 19th April 2021

For further information on the role and to obtain an application pack, please visit https://www.lincroft.beds.sch.uk/vacancies/ 

Please return your application form and equality form to the HR Department Email: recruitment@saf.org.uk 

Sharnbrook Academy Federation reserves the right to either extend or reduce the vacancy window to that advertised depending on volume of applications received. We would therefore recommend early return of completed application forms to avoid disappointment. 

Applications from agencies and personal CVs will not be accepted. 

SAF are committed to celebrating the diversity of our people and communities and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  All applicants will be considered, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race or ethnicity, marital status, religion, sex or sexual orientation.

Sharnbrook Academy Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession. 

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