Teaching Assistant, Coventry

Closing date:Expiring soon

Whitley AcademyCoventry

Date posted:
Start date: February 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 £17,173-£18,870 FTE (£14,836-£16,302 actual, working term time only plus training days)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

When, staff, students and families walk through our gates and onto our site they belong to the Whitley Academy community. In this community, we build meaningful relationships based on trust and mutual respect. Our classrooms, corridors and the school environment are safe spaces where nobody is judged and everybody is valued. In our community, we are proud of our school and are committed to supporting all staff and students to “be the best you can be”.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant, to join us from February 2019. We need someone who is energetic and enthusiastic to join our reflective and resourceful, experienced team, working with staff and students across the school. 

You will demonstrate a caring and professional approach, be highly motivated and be an excellent team player who expects high standards from both colleagues and students.

You will provide direct support to students to help raise their aspirations, develop their confidence and improve attainment and outcomes in a variety of subjects at KS3/KS4.

The successful candidate must be committed to making a difference to the lives of children and excited about teaching and learning and being in the classroom. 

For a suitably qualified candidate this post could be a route to GTP qualification as a teacher.  

As such, if you are a graduate looking for experience within education; supporting students as a Teaching Assistant would be an invaluable opportunity to gain experience prior to applying to train to become a teacher.

The salary is Grade 3, £17,173-£18,870 fte (£14,836-£16,302 actual, working term time only plus training days).

Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019 @ 9.00am

Interview Date:  Week commencing 28th January 2019 – actual date to be confirmed.

Completed applications should be returned via email to vacancies@whitleyacademy.com by 9.00am on Friday 25th Ja nuary 2019. Only fully completed application forms will be accepted.

Employment at the Academy will be subject to receipt of satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.

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More about Whitley Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Abbey Road, Whitley, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 4BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7630 2580
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