Teaching Assistant (1:1 Named Child Secondary Phase), Northamptonshire

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Wootton Park SchoolNorthamptonshire

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Start date: 1/01/2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: TA Level 2, D10-12
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes
  • Are you passionate about learning and committed to supporting learners to achieve their potential?
  • Do you have experience of working in an education or school based setting?
  • Are you looking for excellent training and progression opportunities?
  • Do you want to work in a friendly, supportive and sociable team?

If you have answered yes to the above, Wootton Park School a new and exciting school that aims to be outstanding in every aspect, would provide the perfect opportunities for you!

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching and Learning Assistant to join our growing team.  This exciting opportunity will enable you to work with a team of highly committed teachers to support and develop learner progress.  You will work alongside an experienced and well-regarded SENCo and Learning Development team, furthering your experience within a growing school in a supportive coaching environment. 

About Us

Wootton Park School opened in 2016 with two Reception and four Year 7 classes. We will grow exponentially year on year until we reach 1260 learners. Currently housed in a bespoke modular building, we will move into our £20 million state-of-the-art school building in 2019/2020.

Wootton Park School offers a first-rate and unique learning environment, ensuring high levels of academic achievement and personal development for all, while promoting the value of public service and building a stronger society. As an all-through (4-19) school, we believe this brings a significant number of benefits to learners and staff, and we seek staff who share this vision with us. 

The Role

As a Teaching and Learning Assistant you will work with a named child on a 1:1 basis to develop effective learning, encourage independence and promote positive behaviour and emotional well-being. 

What We Can Offer You

- an exciting, friendly and conscientious working environment

- supportive professional development, following a coaching model

- excellent opportunities for progression

- opportunity to innovate and significantly contribute to the Learning Development team

- exemplary learner behaviour and engagement in learning

What we are looking for

The ideal candidate would have:

- at least 5 A*-C GCSE including English and Maths or equivalent

- an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent knowledge, experience and skills

- experience of working with young people in a learning environment

- an understanding of the varying needs of learners and how to support these

If you are inspired by this exceptional opportunity to join us at this early stage of our journey to excellence, we want to hear from you!



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More about Wootton Park School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Wootton Hall Park, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 0JA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 931139
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