Teaching Assistant

Otley, UK
Closing date
8 Oct 2020

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RECRUITMENTiQ is working in partnership with a grammar school in their search for a Teaching Assistant.
Closing date:
In 28 days


Salary Scale A1/B1 points 2-6 - actual salary £12440-£13466 pa

31 hours per week term time only + 2 days

Fixed term to 31 August 2021 due to funding

Dates: Closing date Tuesday 22 September 2020 noon

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teaching assistant to join our inclusion team. Teaching Assistants work with different students in a range of faculties. Experience of the 11-16 age range is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will have:

* the ability to support and motivate students

* the ability to identify potential barriers to learning

* relevant experience in working with young people (desirable)

* the ability to work effectively with colleagues as part of a team and individually

* good literacy and numeracy skills

The School is a successful and vibrant fully comprehensive school with a specialism in languages and a national and international reputation for dynamic and inspirational work. The school is a founding member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance as well as the Yorkshire Leadership Community and is recognised by the local and wider community as offering educational provision of the highest quality.

Our extremely positive Ofsted Report confirms us as a good school with outstanding student behaviour and outstanding leadership and management. We have been designated as a National Support School by the DfE, and gained Sponsor Academy status in September 2018 subsequently forming the Collaborative Learning Multi Academy Trust.

The school has developed a number of services and benefits for staff including such things as free coffee/tea at break time, parking, annual flu vaccinations, corporate gym membership, access to Cycle to Work and Computer schemes, staff takeaway meal service, long service awards and social events organised by the Staff Committee. There is also an opportunity for the children of staff to access the excellent education available.

Our school is a successful and over-subscribed comprehensive school with over 1600 students - including 290 in the Sixth Form. We have served the market town of Otley and the surrounding area, approximately 12 miles from Leeds, for over 400 years.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post. We aim for diversity within our workforce.

For more information and an application form please go to the "Apply now" section to download our application form. Please note we do not accept CVs.
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