Teaching Assistant (Progress Coach - Space2Be)

Recruiter
Wheatley Park School
Location
Oxford
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
TEACHING ASSISTANT (Progress Coach - Space2Be) Required as soon as possible - Temporary until 31.08.19 Part time: 30 hours per week (term time only) Salary: Grade 5 (£17681-£18672) Pro rata (£11940 - £12609) The School is at an exciting stage in its development. We have made strides, enjoyed recent successes and we are ambitious to build on them. We are a busy, friendly and supportive community. We are proud of our students and keen to keep helping them to achieve high standards. Your role will be to play an important part in helping some of our students overcome the barriers they face with their learning. We are seeking a Teaching Assistant to join our busy and motivated team to support the progress of young people with Special Educational Needs and also those for whom we receive Pupil Premium Grant. Some experience of working with young people would be beneficial and you must have a good standard of education. What we offer you: The chance to be part of a strong school community, making a difference to young people’s futures. Good opportunities for Professional Development, helping you move to the next stage. A supportive working environment, characterised by variety and personal challenge. Situated five miles east of Oxford on a unique and historic parkland site, the School is a highly successful mixed 11 - 18 academy and proud member of the River Learning Trust. We are a vibrant and dynamic school with a track record of improvement and innovation in recent years. In June 2016 the school was graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted. We are now on the next part of our journey to becoming a sustainably ‘Outstanding’ school in accordance with our core values of Everyone Learning and Everyone Caring. Our truly comprehensive intake is a mixture of both rural and urban with strong ethnic diversity. We work in effective partnership with parents and our local community to ensure our students are happy at school and motivated to succeed. Meanwhile, our staff work exceptionally well together, providing a collaborative and supportive professional ethos. As a Google Reference School, we are proud to develop cutting-edge practice in the use of computers and IT in the classroom. All students have access to their own personal chromebook in order to support their learning. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and to preventing extremism. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. Closing date: 9am Friday 12th October 2018 Interview date: Wednesday 17th October 2018

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