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Teaching Assistant Level 1

Garforth AcademyLeeds

Garforth Academy are looking to appoint a Level 1 Teaching Assistant to join our academy team in October 2021 on a permanent basis.

As a successful and dynamic Academy, Garforth is an exciting place to learn and a great place to work. If you choose to come and join us, you will become part of a well-established, talented, and committed team of staff.

Our Academy

With nearly 2000 students aged between 11 and 18 Garforth Academy is a busy and vibrant place. The academy serves a predominantly urban catchment area, which includes Garforth, Kippax, Aberford, Micklefield, Swillington and Colton among others. We are a large and oversubscribed academy, and we pride ourselves on knowing our students well and doing our best to ensure everyone fulfils their potential.

The role

In your new role you will work under the direct instruction of teacher/support staff, usually in a classroom with the teacher. To support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

Salary: Grade C Points 4 – 6 (£18,933 - £19,698 Full Time Equivalent) subject to pro rata. 

Hours:  30 hours per week / Term Time only plus 5 days 

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience required for this position, then we would very much like to hear from you. 

Why join our academy?

Our staff are talented, enthusiastic and strive to deliver innovative learning experiences to our young people. They also enrich, guide, and support our students to ensure they are fully prepared and equipped to enter the competitive world of work or further studies. We pride ourselves on providing our students with the knowledge, skills, and resilience to achieve the highest possible standards academically, socially, and personally.  

We have a staff rewards budget that encourages staff to socialise both as subject teams and as a whole staff. We also have access to a staff benefits scheme. At Garforth, 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. We have a comprehensive CPD programme for all our staff.

In 2020 our outcomes at both KS4 and KS5 were again well above national expectations in both attainment and progress and a huge variety of extra-curricular activities were available to our students from after school clubs to day trips, to sports/musical events, Duke of Edinburgh weekends to weeklong residentials abroad. 

We are confident our Academy provides a fantastic teaching environment, whether you are beginning your career or looking to further develop it, and we would encourage you to come and see for yourself!  This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding team within a high-performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants. 

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk 

Closing date:  15 September 2021 at 12.30pm

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.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. However, it is important to note that if we receive a high volume of applications, we may limit the numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.

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