Teaching Assistant

Northern House AcademyOX2 7JN

School: Northern House Academy

Contract: Permanent. 31.25 hours per week, 38 weeks per year, term time only.

Actual Annual Salary: £14,415 - £15,916 per annum (FTE Salary £20,493 - £22,627 per annum)

About Us:

Northern House Academy is seeking an inspirational and dynamic Pastoral Support Worker for a term time only position. If you share our passion for making a real difference to the lives of children and young people with special needs, this could be the opportunity you are looking for

Northern House Academy is a special school for primary age children who have been identified as having Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. We currently have 89 children on roll and all our pupils have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). The Academy is part of The Gallery Trust, a multi academy Trust dedicated to improving outcomes for SEND learners throughout Oxfordshire. The Trust has a national reputation for excellence and is influential in the development of SEND strategy in the county.

About The Role:

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to assist and support the Head Teacher and teaching staff in providing high standards of teaching and learning across the curriculum and to promote the academy’s vision and ethos.

The role will involve supporting with the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the Head Teacher, SENCO and class teachers.

About You:

You are an individual who is passionate about education, and is keen to develop a good understanding of how to create a climate for success that supports pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in their learning and development.

You are positive and enthusiastic when under pressure

You are able to establish, and maintain, positive relationships with pupils, colleagues and parents

How to Apply:

To apply for this post, please email an application form (email address can be found in the candidate information pack). The application form and candidate information pack can be downloaded from The Gallery Trust website www.thegallerytrust.co.uk. If you are unable to download the application form, please call 07944 901169 to request one.

Please submit your application form by 5pm Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 28th September 2021.

Please ensure you detail any gaps in employment and use the selection criteria which is contained in the job pack when you prepare your application, as shortlisting for interview will be based on how closely you demonstrate your ability to fulfil the essential criteria.

We do not accept CVs.

The Gallery Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Occupational Health check and a probationary period of 6 months. The Gallery Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.

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Northern House Academy

OX2 7JN

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