Teaching Assistant - President Kennedy School

Location
Rookery Lane, Coventry, CV6 4GL
Salary
£9,411 - £10,548 per annum pro rata
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
02 Oct 2017
Job Ref
COVED000003641
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

This is an exciting time to join The Futures Trust. The Trust is passionate about building brighter futures for the young people who attend its schools, and is a rapidly growing and successful Multi Academy Trust driven by a set of compelling values:

1. Learners First – teachers and leaders totally focused upon the educational benefit of our students

2. It’s about learning – students, teachers and leaders focused upon developing and improving their learning

3. No Barriers – no excuses, only support to ensure students, teachers and leaders maximise their achievement

We are seeking to appoint two Teaching Assistants to work with the College Directors and other colleagues across President Kennedy to support and enhance the teaching and learning of small groups/individual students and ensure students make progress in line with their targets.

You will be committed to building brighter futures and educated to Advanced Level / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. You will have a minimum of 1 years’ classroom experience, or relevant work with young people in one of a range of fields such as education, youth work, health and social work.

You will have a good understanding of the roles played by various adults in the education of young people as well as the issues pertaining to safeguarding children and young people. You will be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a range of audiences, be highly organised, able to prioritise and work calmly under pressure - meeting strict deadlines and exercising attention to detail.

Employees of the Trust have access to:

• Supported professional development
• The Local Government Pension Scheme
• Childcare Vouchers
• Occupational Health Services

Required for October 2017

25 hours per week - Term Time Only plus 1 week (39 weeks)

Closing date: 9am Monday 2nd October 2017

Interviews: Week Commencing Monday 2nd October 2017

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV’s. Applications should be returned to recruitment@pks.coventry.sch.uk or to the school address marked for the attention of the HR Department.

President Kennedy School and The Futures Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates for all positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Supporting documents
Application form
Person Specification.pdf
The Futures Trust Suitability Policy.pdf
Application Form.doc