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Teaching Assistant

Beacon Academy
Loughborough, Leicestershire
NJC 05 - NJC 07 - £23,500 - £24,294, Actual Salary: £17,676.65 - £18,273.89
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

Salary: NJC 05 - NJC 07 - £23,500 - £24,294, Actual Salary: £17,676.65 - £18,273.89  + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

 Hours: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 

 Start Date: August 2024 

 Beacon Academy is situated in Loughborough, with approximately 395 children on roll including a Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) resource unit and a Nursery. Staff and families are working enthusiastically with the new leadership, as it has vision, integrity and rigour.  Beacon has a huge potential and a commitment to rapid improvement. This position will be a highly rewarding role with the potential to make a significant and sustained impact on our school and community in which it sits.  


 We are looking for a passionate, motivated and dedicated Teaching Assistant to work in partnership with teaching and other educational support staff. You will need to be caring, enthusiastic and flexible with the ability to work under the direction of the Class Teacher and also use your own initiative.  


 The successful candidate will support the child, enabling them to successfully access the Curriculum. Working as part of a small team requires a teaching assistant who is adaptable and able to work collaboratively with members of the school and wider community. We are particularly keen to hear from staff who have knowledge of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH).


 This is a fixed-term contract until August 2025 and is due to commence as soon as possible.


 Closing date: Monday 17th June 2024 


 We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.


In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today.


Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.


Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.  


We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. 


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