Level 3 Teaching Assistant
4 days left
Ninestiles an Academy
Telephone Number: 0121 628 1311
Email Address: email@example.com
Job Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only
Contract Type: Fixed term till 31 August 2022 to provide additional education or undertake a specific project for which special funding has been obtained for a known, limited period
Ninestiles School is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team as a Teaching Assistant. Working under the instruction/guidance of the SENDCO, senior leadership team and in collaboration with teaching staff to support the delivery of quality learning, teaching and assessment to help raise standards of achievement for all students. This is a fixed term position until 31st August 2022 due to additional funding which has been granted to provide additional support for Inculsion students.
To be considered for this post you must hold an NVQ Level 3 qualification (minimum entry requirement) and ideally have some experience in working with children. You must be an individual who has the skills and passion to positively impact on our pupils. You must also possess the commitment, enthusiasm and energy to inspire them every day. You must show your ability to interact well with pupils and teachers alike in a culture built on the values of mutual trust and respect.
As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting teaching primarily in our Teaching and Learning Resource Base.
Working alongside the class teacher you will supervise outside-class learning from pupils who have been identified as needing extra support or intervention.
It would be advantageous if candidates could demonstrate the following: -
• experience of supporting pupils with speech, language and communication needs including autism
• experience of working with pupils with cognition and learning needs thereby able to collaborate with teachers to differentiate / scaffold learning tasks and activities for pupils working significantly below age related expectations
• an understanding of pupils’ sensory differences
• experience of helping pupils to understand and regulate their emotional responses and develop a greater sense of self-awareness, independence and resilience
• working knowledge of a range of interventions and approaches to enhance literacy and numeracy development
• maths specialism
Working times will be agreed - hours may need to be adjusted by the Principal from time to time and will be based on the school’s needs.
Ninestiles has a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents and students to secure the needs of all learners. The school has a wide and varied curriculum, students have access to an impressive range of sporting and extracurricular activities with well over sixty enrichment opportunities offered after school. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.
About the Trust
Why work for us?
The Trust offers:
• a strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
• high quality training and support in and across academies
• a clear career pathway
• employee assistance programme
• employee discount schemes
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.
Closing Date: 22 September 2021, 12 midday
It is anticipated that interviews will be held the week after.
For an application pack and further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.