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Achievement Assistant

Employer
The Four Stones MAT
Location
King Charles I School, Comberton Road, Kidderminster, DY10 2YT
Salary
£11,721.88 - £17,903.09 per annum
Closing date
22 Jun 2027

Achievement assistant

Salary Scale TA2 (5-6):

Based on 24 hours per week, £11,721.88 - £11,935.39 per annum

Based on 36 hours per week, £17,582.80 - £17,903.09 per annum

Min 24 hrs pw – max 36 hrs pw

About us:

King Charles I School is an excellent secondary school set within extensive grounds.  At King Charles I we work tirelessly to provide an inspiring learning environment for every student which helps them achieve to their full potential. We are one of the highest performing schools in Worcestershire, with a focus on academic achievement and with outcomes that are consistently well above the local authority average.  

We are part of The Four Stones Multi Academy Trust - a family of like-minded schools based in the West Midlands. We have come a long way in a short time and are now home to three schools, over 3,500 students, a Teaching School Hub and a SCITT (School Centred Initial Teaching Training) all with differing contexts and serving different communities.  

At The Four Stones Multi Academy Trust, we understand that happy, well-motivated and well-trained employees make the most effective teaching and support staff. We know that the education sector can be a demanding and pressurised environment and we always strive to remove barriers and find ways to make life that little bit easier, where possible.  

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking to appoint an ‘Achievement assistant’ to work within the communication centre and ensure the students receive the level of support they require and make good progress. The communication centre caters for the needs of children who have autism, a language impairment and/or learning difficulties. The post is permanent, term time only plus the school training days (pro rata) and with a variable hours contract between 24-36 hours per week. From a date to be confirmed until 31 August 2024, the core hours will be 30 hours per week. Salary Scale TA2 (point range 5-6) plus the special needs allowance (pro rata), if applicable.

The post is full-time and permanent and to start at the earliest opportunity. This role reports to the AHT/SENCo. 

You will have: 

Our successful candidate will have the following experience and qualifications 

Achieved (or currently working towards) NVQ level 3 or above qualification appropriate to the post 

  • Previous experience of working in a classroom environment with students 
  • Previous experience of working in a classroom environment with students who are disabled or have special educational needs 

Why join us? 

We are proud to offer an attractive range of benefits including: 

Access to the Teachers’ Pensions Scheme and Local Government Pension Scheme 

  • Attractive annual leave entitlement for our full year employees starting at 25 days + Bank Holidays 
  • Salary sacrifice cycle scheme 
  • Access to annual flu jabs 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Comprehensive CPD 
  • Access to on-site gym and sports facilities at some of our schools  
  • Staff long service recognised at our annual awards ceremonies 

Your Application: 

The Four Stones MAT is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our requirements under Keeping Children Safe in Education, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. This role will involve undertaking regulated activity and therefore this position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate.

Further information and an application form are available via the MAT website on http://thefourstonesmat.co.uk/ and the school website https://www.kingcharlesschool.co.uk/index.php/vacancies. The completed application form should be emailed to applications@thefourstonesmat.co.uk by Monday 3 July at 10:00am. Interviews will be held during the same week. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert at any point. 

Closing date: Monday 3 July at 10:00am

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