Education Assistant - West Coventry Academy

Nutbrook Avenue, Tile Hill Coventry, CV4 9PW
£12,530 - £13,768 per annum (pro rata to £17,173 - £18,870)
25 Jul 2018
05 Sep 2018
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Education Assistant, who has the skills and ability to demonstrate an understanding of supporting and guiding students in their learning.

The post is within our Inclusion Department where you will be joining a successful team dedicated to helping and supporting students with special needs to achieve their full potential during their time at West Coventry Academy. As part of the role you will be required to work closely with all departments and stakeholders to deliver high quality support to all students on the SEN register.

The successful applicant will be required to work with KS3, 4 and 5 Students and deliver high quality support to them. Team work is an essential part of this role as you will be required to work across all curriculum areas.

Criteria for Appointment
GCSE in Maths & English at ‘C’ Level or above (or equivalent)
Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant qualification (or equivalent) or be willing to undertake this qualification
Experience of working with young people
If you have the ability to inspire and motivate students, we would like to hear from you.

West Coventry Academy is a co-educational, fully omprehensive school situated in large grounds in the South West of the city, that welcomes and nurtures children from a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities.

We have high standards and encourage and support students in having high expectations of themselves. A happy child is one that will blossom and so we also want our students to enjoy their learning. This is why we have a comprehensive extra-curricular program and an established and effective pastoral support system.

Here at West Coventry Academy students thrive in a positive working atmosphere, a climate of mutual respect and an engaging and exciting environment. Together we strive to ensure that the values, experiences and education we provide enable all our students to fully embrace our motto “Enjoy, Achieve, Aspire”.

Work Pattern
31¼ hours per week, 8.30am – 3.30pm Monday to Friday (to include one 4.00pm finish per week), term time (38 weeks) plus 5 Teacher Training

Relevant Dates
Closing date: 9.00am Monday 3rd September 2018
Interview date: Week commencing 3rd September 2018

Key Requirements
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointments to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The school is committed to safeguarding the promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Additional Information
Application details for the above role are available from the Academy website

All applications are returnable to:  (only electronic applications will be considered. Please do not send CV’s)

Supporting documents
Job Description.pdf
Person Specification.pdf
Application Form.doc

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