Teaching Assistant

David Ross Education Trust
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Teaching Assistant/1:1. This role at Rockingham Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.

About the role

* Support a child who requires 1:1
* Under the specific supervision of the class teacher, to work with individuals and groups of pupils to deliver learning programmes.
* To encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
* To assist with the general pastoral care of the pupils, including helping pupils who are unwell distressed or unsettled.
* To assist the pupils with personal needs as appropriate.

Salary & Benefits

* £15,613 (FTE)
* Access to Teachers/Local Government Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

* Ability to work well as part of a team.
* An understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities.
* Able to use basic IT including computer, audio, video equipment and photocopier.
* Good keyboard skills and knowledge of relevant IT packages
* Knowledge of relevant policies and codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.
* Ability to relate well to children.
* Ability to relate well to adults
* Ability and willingness to identify own training needs and participate in training.
* To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
* Ability to provide necessary personal care to children.

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country's leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

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.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Rockingham Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants