Teaching Assistant - President Kennedy School which is part of The Futures Trust

Rookery Lane, Coventry, CV6 4GL
£11,029 - £12,116 per annum (actual salary)
01 Aug 2018
12 Sep 2018
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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
• Career pathways across the Trust
• The Local Government Pension Scheme
• Competitive rates of pay
• Childcare Vouchers
• Occupational Health Services
• Online discount at retail, travel, theme park and other leisure providers
• 27 days annual leave rising to 32 days after 5 years’ service
• Policies to support family and carer commitments

Work Pattern

27.5 hours per week
38 weeks term time only plus 1 week

Application forms and further particulars are available below.

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.

Relevant dates

Closing date: 9am Monday 10th September 2018

Interviews: Date to be confirmed

Key Requirements

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.doc
Job Description Teaching Assistant.pdf
Person Specification Teaching Assistant.pdf
TFT Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy September 2017 President Kennedy School.pdf
TFT Safer Recruitment Policy May 2018.pdf
TFT Suitability Policy May 2018.pdf

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