De Warenne Academy is looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our academy on a temporary basis in February 2020. You will compliment teachers’ delivery of the curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, students and academy policies and strategies. You will also work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/ preparation of resources. Also, supervise whole classes during the short term absence of teachers. The successful candidate will provide support to students, teachers and the academy in order to raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes and to encourage students to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of students in all aspects of academy life.
Salary: Grade F points 14 – 19 (£22,462 - £24,799)
Hours: 37 hours per week / 5 days per week / term time only plus 5 days (39 weeks) / temporary until Easter 2021
Here at De Warenne Academy we are on a journey of rapid improvement and are currently ranked as the 3rd highest performing school in Doncaster and 9th out of 55 similar schools nationally. We are the highest performing secondary school of the ten situated in our local area and are improving year on year.
We serve the villages of Conisbrough and Denaby Main, situated between Doncaster and Rotherham. We are a small but oversubscribed academy, with 700 students on roll, and we pride ourselves on knowing our students well and doing our best to ensure everyone fulfils their potential.
We benefit from having a newly built academy situated in spacious grounds. Yet again students, parents and staff were celebrating record GCSE results at De Warenne this summer, with the year group having made more progress than any other year group in the history of the academy. The most able students did extremely well, picking up prestigious grade 9s across a range of subjects including maths, English, science, history and photography. Overall 60% of students gained a grade 4 in maths and English and 35% achieved a grade 5 or above, exceeding national expectations for students of a similar ability.
Our staff are talented and enthusiastic and have all contributed to the academy’s success story. We have a staff rewards budget and socialise both as subject teams and as a whole staff. We also have access to a staff benefits scheme.
At De Warenne, we value the continuous professional development of all our employees and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged and supported to achieve their very best.
Our senior leadership team, along with our dedicated teachers and support staff, are committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for every child in our care. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team within a high-performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants. Come and visit us and see for yourself!
Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact Mrs D Ellor on 01709 864001 if you would like to arrange a visit.
For further information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk
Closing Date: Monday 24th February 2020 at 12 noon
The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.
Delta Academies Trust are holding a recruitment event at Don Valley Academy, Doncaster, DN5 9DD on Tuesday 17 March 2020 from 4pm until 7pm. There will be a presentation by our CEO, Paul Tarn, at 6pm.
Come along and meet members of staff from our academies and also our Delta Core Team for an informal discussion about how Delta Academies Trust could be the next step in your career. There will be opportunities to discuss a variety of roles, including secondary teaching, primary teaching, support staff positions and leadership.
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