Teaching Assistant (Level 2)
Place of Employment: Thurcroft Junior Academy (Aston Community Education Trust)
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week , term time only
Including working 2 out of 5 INSET days each academic year as directed by the school, with availability to work any or all of the remaining 3 INSET days at short notice should the need arise, and for which additional payment will be made
Salary: Band D point 5 (within the range points 5-6) £15,809 - £16,125 (based on a full time salary of £19,312 - £19,698)
The salary will increase by one additional week of pay if the appointee has 5 years or more continuous service with the Local Authority
We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support the learning and teaching of children. The role is based at Thurcroft Junior Academy, but you may be required to work at other locations within the trust.
This role may be attractive to those who may already have experience of / or working with children in any setting and who may therefore have relevant skills and knowledge they wish to develop. Applications are also welcome from graduates seeking to gain experience in an educational environment.
Under the guidance of others the Teaching Assistant will:
• Promote and support pupil access to the curriculum
• Support children in their learning
• Work with class groups, individuals and small groups
• Model and promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour
• Have a willingness to by fully involved in the life of the academy
For further information and to apply, please visit www.thurcroftcademy.org. Please contact Melanie Denton if you have any difficulties on 0114 2872171. Applications should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9.00am on Friday 24th September 2021. We undertake to make any ‘reasonable adjustments’ to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure and barring services check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs
ACET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note if you have not received a reply within three weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.
Thurcroft Junior Academy
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Primary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 7 - 11 years