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Learning Support Professional (Teaching Assistant)

Employer
TBAP MULTI ACADEMY TRUST
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jan 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Learning Support Professional

Cambridge AP Academy

Salary - NJC (England & Wales) Spine point 11 (pro rata £18,668.p.a.) Dependent on experience.

Contract: 40 weeks per year

Start date: February 2021

TBAP Cambridge AP Academy supports up to 35 Secondary learners who have experienced difficulties with their learning and behaviour in mainstream school. The Academy takes referrals from a wide variety of secondary schools across Cambridge and the surrounding villages, predominantly focussing on Years 9-11. Learners are taught in small groups and follow a core curriculum of English, Maths, Science, Food Technology and PE and have the choice of two further options from two blocks. All learners also follow a CEIAG programme from Y9 to Y11 which has been recognised by the Local Authority CEIAG Manager as 'Very Good'. At KS3, the core curriculum is supported by an Enrichment programme which aims to develop learners' social skills, resilience and love of learning in different settings. There is an aspiration that all KS4 learners have a weekly timetable of work experience to help them prepare and make informed choices about their future pathways. Learners who are struggling to engage are supported with a creative wraparound programme which can include home tuition and is supported by the TBAP Inclusion Panel that monitors all learners on a bi-weekly basis.

Main Purpose

To build positive relationships with the learners, act as a positive role model to them and support teachers by taking responsibility for learning interventions (such as Lego Therapy and Phonics) to address barriers to learning and ensure learners engage and access the curriculum. This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning interventions for individuals/ groups as well as recording and reporting on achievement, behaviour for learning and progress.

To supervise students at break & lunch times maintaining high expectations and following the Behaviour for Learning framework

The TBAP Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

Please visit our website for application documents and more information about TBAP Multi Academy Trust.

Please send a completed application form and an equality monitoring form by an email via the button below.

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Midnight on 31st January 2021.
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