Teaching Assistant - Behaviour Support, Nottinghamshire

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Quarrydale AcademyNottinghamshire

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Start date: October 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual Salary £16,951 - £19,471
Contract term: Permanent

Qualified Teaching Assistant – Behaviour Support

With experience of supporting at least one of the following curriculum areas:

Mathematics, English Language, Vocational Education.

Experience of working with children, parents and relevant external agencies in a behavioural unit setting would be advantageous. 

Grade 5, pro rata for 32.5 hours per week, term time only, Actual Salary £16,951 - £19,471


We seek to appoint a qualified teaching assistant to join a very supportive team providing alternative curriculum to students who have been identified as having behavioural, social or emotional difficulties. 


The role is highly rewarding through working with individuals and small groups of pupils to support their learning, pastoral and behavioural development. 


We are very proud of our students and staff so this is an exciting career opportunity to join our friendly and inspirational Academy. 


Quarrydale Academy has a fantastic location as it is situated just off the M1 so is accessible from cities such as Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby, therefore city life is something our staff can readily access and enjoy. Also some of our staff commute from around the Peak District which has been described as one of the most beautiful national parks in England. So if you’re looking for city, town or village life then we can certainly accommodate that. 


As an Academy we pride ourselves on fostering positive relationships between staff and pupils and their guardians. Ofsted did commend us for this, and so if this is something which is important to you as a teaching assistant then is the perfect environment for you to work in. 


All departments within the Academy provide high levels of support to staff members and you will enjoy an environment where students are encouraged to reach their full potential by enthusiastic and motivated staff. 


If you feel that you have the ability and drive to enable our students to reach their full potential, joining our Academy also offers many personal benefits including:

• a subsidised pension scheme

• use of the Academy's sports facilities and gym

• a strong commitment to your continuing professional development and training opportunities

• close, convenient links to the M1 junction 28, Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield

• close access to the peak district, national park and popular historical sites

• A supportive environment in which your talents will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and other vetting procedures including the provision of two good references. 


For application forms and further details please visit our website or contact Mrs Amanda Adamson (Headteacher’s Secretary) at aadamson@quarrydale.notts.sch.uk. 

If you think you could be a potential candidate for the role and you would like to discuss the vacancy or if you would like to arrange a visit to Quarrydale Academy please contact the Manager – Alternative Provision Centre, Paul Tomlinson on 01623 554 178 or by email ptomlinson@quarrydale.notts.sch.uk 

Closing date: Monday 16 September 2019 (Noon) 

Interviews will be held on: Monday 23 September 2019 




More about Quarrydale Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stoneyford Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 2DU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1623 554178
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