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Teaching Assistant

Thomas Middlecott AcademyLincolnshire

Thomas Middlecott Academy is now recruiting for a Teaching Assistant . This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.  We are driven to provide our young people with access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead.  From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences we offer equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

Our Academy

Thomas Middlecott Academy is committed to providing an environment which encourages all students to maximise their potential. The academy values the individuality of every child and acknowledges the importance of helping every student recognise the spectrum of their own capabilities.

Through personalised approaches and targeted learning Thomas Middlecott Academy strives for every student to achieve their potential.

About the role

Preparation of materials for practical lessons within the department

Preparation of chemical solutions, biological specimens etc.

Supervise the set-up, test and preparation of apparatus, equipment, machinery, chemicals and/or materials following statutory health and safety requirements to support specific learning requirements within the delivery of the curriculum

Assist or participate in the delivery of a wider, more demanding or specialist range of learning activities, as specified and planned by teaching staff, to maintain the required standards of curriculum delivery

Supervise and guide others (including non-specialist teachers) in the operation of all equipment/machinery in the subject area, ensuring that operation is within statutory health and safety standards to fulfil the required standards of service delivery

Maintenance of good order and safe working conditions in these areas

Storing and labelling properly any hazardous chemicals, radioactive materials etc.

Checking equipment before use when possible

General office and administration duties

Salary & Benefits

NJC6 - £19,698 FTE (£17,224 pro rata)

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

A good standard of education, including literacy and numeracy

GCSEs or equivalent in Sciences and Maths

Good communication skills

Well organised and capable of organising equipment etc.

Ability to relate well to a wide range of people within the Academy’s community

Cheerful disposition with a good sense of humour

Ability to prioritise jobs

Ability to work cooperatively within a small team

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) mission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education.

Broadening the horizons of young people by inspiring students to become their confident, academic best via an education that creates academically gifted, confident, well-rounded young people in the classroom, in the workplace and in their communities. 

Whatever your role you will contribute towards creating a rich and exciting learning environment that also offers our students an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

Our aim is to be the country’s top-performing multi-academy trust in the country.  Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust runs 34 schools across the country, ranging from small rural primaries to much larger secondary schools in urban areas, our first All Through school and a special school which caters for pupils aged 2-19 who have a diverse range of special educational needs.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

Apply now  by completing our application form via our website.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.

Interviews for the role shall take place during the week commencing Monday 9 August 2021 

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

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