Teaching Assistant, Leeds

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

The Morley AcademyLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: A1/B1 SCP 2-4 (£17,711 to £19,171 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Teaching Assistant

Salary: A1/B1 SCP 2-4 (£17,711 to £19,171 pro rata)

Hours: Term Time Only +5 days, 32.5 hours per week

Actual Salary: £13,246

Required ASAP

A unique opportunity to join an outstanding academy

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, The Morley Academy is looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible.

Teaching Assistants are an invaluable part of our Special Educational Needs Department at The Morley Academy. Line managed by our Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Teaching Assistants work closely with departments to support the progress of students who experience barriers to academic progress owing to medical, social, emotional and mental health needs or learning difficulties.

Duties include;

  • In class support of individual pupils/small groups
  • Liaison with individual teachers to ensure that learning objective and differentiated tasks are successfully achieved
  • Other duties, as specified by the Special Educational Needs Coordinator. 

Judged Outstanding for the first time in 2009 and re-designated as Outstanding in every Ofsted category in May 2013 we have a track record of excellence both in terms of student outcomes and professional development.  Working within the nationally renowned GORSE Academies Trust led by Sir John Townsley we often work collaboratively and the successful candidate will benefit from Outstanding CPD and support which is personalised to your particular needs and experience.   

This role represents an exciting opportunity for any candidate who is eager to become part of an organisation that seeks to secure the very highest educational standards for students.  If you are excited about the prospect of this opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you.

An application pack which provides further details of the role is available to download directly from our website at www.tgat.org.uk/jobs, or by email to Alice Scruton at recruitment@morley.leeds.sch.uk.  Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy.  CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: Friday 21 February 2020, 12 noon

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 24 February 2020

The Morley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.



More about The Morley Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fountain Street, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0PD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 253 2952
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