Level 2 Teaching Assistant

George Dixon AcademyBirmingham

32.5 hours per week, term time only

The Trustees of George Dixon Academy are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled Teaching Assistant to work in the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Department.  

The department supports students with a range of additional needs and is proud of the positive achievements of these students.

Teaching Assistants are deployed to support students in their learning and to work closely with the class teacher and the SENCO.  They help to deliver interventions designed to ensure that students make good academic and social progress and in doing so achieve their potential.

Interested candidates must hold a minimum of Grade C at GCSE English and maths. Experience of working in an educational environment with secondary aged children with special educational needs is desirable.

The successful candidate should be passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with a range of needs, dedicated to maximising student achievement, excited about collaborative working and keen to join a school that is relentless in its pursuit of excellence.  George Dixon Academy is proud of its status as one of the highest achieving schools in England in terms of sustained Progress 8 scores.

Should you wish to discuss this position, please contact Mrs Kathryn Hull – Director of Inclusion k.hull@georgedixonacademy.com who will organise a telephone conversation or Teams meeting, as appropriate.

For more information, and to request an application pack including job description and person specification, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education

T: 07921583731

E: GDAcademy@hays.com 

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 24th March 2021.

To formally apply for this position, you must complete the academy application form and supply a letter of application.  Your letter of application must address the following two questions:

1. Why do you want to be a Teaching Assistant at George Dixon Academy? (Maximum 400 words)

2. Write about a time when you have modelled good practice to colleagues. What was the impact? (Maximum 400 words)

George Dixon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. George Dixon Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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