Teaching Assistant (Fixed Term), Ryde

Ryde AcademyRyde
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: (Actual salary £11,357)
Contract term: Fixed Term

30.5 hours per week 

38 weeks per year plus 5 Development Days

(Actual salary £11,357) 

A Teaching Assistant is required for our rapidly improved academy which was judged as good by Ofsted in November 2016. You’ll be working with our ‘Principal of the Year’, Joy Ballard in our multi-million pound state-of-the-art new school building.

If you share Joy’s genuine enthusiasm for improving opportunities for students and want to be part of our warm, dedicated team, we would love to hear from you. 

About our Academy 

Based on the Isle of Wight, Ryde Academy is an 11 to 18 years Secondary Academy and is sponsored by the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). 

What did Ofsted say about our Academy? 

“The Principal is inspirational” and has “initiated rapid improvement in all aspects of school life.”

“Positive relationships underpin a strong community ethos.” 

“Pupils are extremely proud to belong to Ryde Academy, they are appreciative of their teachers and the leaders of the school.”

“There is a high degree of confidence in the leaders of the school and staff feel well supported.” 

“Behaviour of students is good.”

The role:

The Inclusion and Special Educational Needs department at Ryde Academy provides support for students’ individual needs. The department benefits from a dedicated teaching area with ICT facilities to facilitate a range of interventions.

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work as part of a team to provide support for students’ individual needs.  This is a fixed term role until August 2018.

The successful candidate will have good literacy and numeracy skills and will have the ability to relate well, to both children and adults. 

If you would like to be part of our warm, dedicated team, we would love to hear from you.

The Island

Known as the “Garden Isle” because of its beautiful landscape, unspoilt beaches, rugged coastline and beautiful county side; the Isle of Wight is a perfect place to raise a family.  Ryde Academy is easily commutable from the south coast with excellent transport links in Ryde to Portsmouth and Southsea.

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

For an informal discussion, please contact Tonia Voller, HR Officer on 01983 567331

The position is required to start as soon as possible. Interviews will take place on Thursday 19th & Friday 20th October

Closing date: Friday 13 October 2017.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. For further information on this position and to make an application please click apply on the TES advert.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.

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