Teaching Assistant, Nottinghamshire

Closing date:This job has expired

Outwood Academy PortlandNottinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3, SCP 5 to 6 - £13,902 to £14,180 (actual)
Contract term: Permanent

32.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks)

Outwood Academy Portland places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased student attainment, achievement and social and emotional development. Our staff are dedicated to securing the best possible outcomes for every student and are enormously proud of Ofsted’s Outstanding rating awarded in 2014.  The hard work of our staff means that the academy is ranked well within the top 10% of schools nationally for student progress and in 2019 83% of our students achieved Grade 4 or above in English and Maths. But that’s just the beginning. Today we’re Outstanding; tomorrow, with your talents, we’ll be even more exceptional.

We wish to appoint a dedicated teaching assistant to join our existing Inclusion team. There are currently both permanent and temporary positions available to meet the growing need for support in the academy. The purpose of the post is to carry out a range of duties that enable students with learning needs to fully access standard and differentiated curriculum activities. The post holder will work closely with all other members of the Inclusion team to promote high standards of inclusion and learning opportunities. 

As an experienced teaching assistant you will be extremely well organised, IT literate and have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  It would be advantageous to be qualified to NVQ3 or equivalent and have experience of supporting students with specific needs.  

Details and application forms can be found on our website at www.outwood.com or contact our HR department on 01909 471023, email: hr@portland.outwood.com. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date: Midday on Monday, 24 February 2020.

Interview date: Thursday, 27 February 2020.

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.

The Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.



More about Outwood Academy Portland
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Netherton Road, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 2SF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1909 471010
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Chief Executive Officer: Martyn Oliver

Principal: Gavin Swinscoe

We are an Outstanding 11-18 academy based in the large friendly town of Worksop, near Sheffield and Nottingham.

Since joining the Outwood family in 2012, we have been rated Outstanding ...