Teaching Assistant – ‘SEMH’ Specialism, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees, TS17 9DB

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Thornaby AcademyThornaby, Stockton on Tees, TS17 9DB

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Start date: October 2017
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Scale point 16-18 £17,419 - £18,070 per annum (£13,277-£13,774 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Thornaby Academy is part of the newly formed Teesside Learning Trust, a Multi Academy Trust which was established on 1st September 2016. Teesside Learning Trust is comprised of two Primary Academies in Redcar and Cleveland, and two Secondary Academies, Thornaby Academy in Stockton and Freebrough Academy in Redcar and Cleveland.

Led by a strong and effective Board of Trustees, Teesside Learning Trust is ambitious for all of our students and is keen to establish itself as a centre of excellence in the North East region. Students benefit from the resources and expertise across the four schools within the Trust and we are in a great position to develop a smooth and seamless transition between primary and secondary schools for our students. Being part of a much bigger entity also brings opportunities for the development of staff and succession planning opportunities 

Our aim is to be recognised as an outstanding provider of education and we are committed to appointing outstanding practitioners to join us on this exciting journey. 

Teaching Assistant – ‘SEMH’ specialism (ref TH1702)

Salary: Scale point 16-18 £17,419 - £18,070 per annum (£13,277-£13,774 pro rata)

Start date: 30th October 2017 or sooner 

Contract Type: 32.5 hours per week, Term-time plus 5 days (PD days)

Shift pattern: Monday to Thursday 8.30am-3.30pm and Friday 8.30am-3.15pm

At Thornaby Academy we aim to provide an exciting and inspirational environment for young people to learn and succeed.  The staff at the Academy work closely as a team to support and guide our young people as they experience a diverse and challenging curriculum which will provide them with every opportunity to achieve their personal best.

The Academy has an immediate opening for a Teaching Assistant who has previously worked with students who have Autism, Physical Disabilities or other Complex learning needs. The successful candidate will join a team who are committed to improving the education of students who need additional support with their social, emotional and/or mental health.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of our pre-employment checks.

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 2nd October 2017

Interviews: w/c 9th October 2017 or 16th October 2017

Thornaby Academy is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information on the above role and to request an application pack, please visit the ‘current vacancies’ section of our website at http://thornabyacademy.tltrust.org You can contact the Academy with any queries by emailing recruitment@thornabyacademy.org.uk  (quoting the vacancy reference number in the subject line) with any queries. 

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More about Thornaby Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Baysdale Road, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, TS17 9DB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642 763244
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The Academy is part of the newly formed Teesside Learning Trust, a Multi Academy Trust which was established on 01 September 2016 and is comprised of two Primary Academies, Whitecliffe Academy and Badger Hill Academy in Redcar and Cleveland, and two ...