Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Star Academies
Location
Morecambe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1226312626
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

About Bay Leadership Academy

Bay Leadership Academy is a secondary school for 11 to 18 year olds in Morecambe. We joined Star Academies in 2018 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.

We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for a dedicated individual to support the class teacher to provide tailored support to our pupils. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people's lives and in supporting and developing their learning.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to effectively support learning and teaching, and to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.

You will have:
  • GCSE in English and Maths at grades 'C' and above
  • The ability to maintain positive relationships with pupils and other adults
  • The ability to work effectively within a team
  • Good ICT skills for word-processing and use of learning software, including online resources.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 20 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you'll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person's future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Find out more

Please download the job description and person specification for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion please call GPS Strategies on 0161429 2460 quoting reference number 103800.

Key Dates
  • Closing Date: 20th August 2019 at midnight.
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed.
  • Proposed Start Date: 2nd September 2019.

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

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