General School Support Assistant
General School Support Assistant
£14,065 - £15,529 per annum
Hours per week: 32.5 - Term time only , (8.30am to 3.30pm, Mon – Fri, hours negotiable)
Contract Type: - Fixed-term contract ending on 21st July 2021 - This is a new role needed due to the current pandemic. Will review nearer to the end of the contract.
Aston Manor Academy, Phillips Street, Birmingham, B6 4PZ
Telephone Number: 0121 359 8108
Email Address: email@example.com
Job Start Date: As soon as possible
Equitas Academies Trust was formed in September 2012 and incorporates Aston Manor Academy (Secondary) and Chilwell Croft Academy (Primary). Both Academies are happy, exciting and inspiring learning environments for their children who are from a vibrant mix of cultures. The staff and Trustees have a great sense of pride in their schools and
care passionately about the pupils they serve. We are consistently in the top 15% of schools nationally for achievement.
Aston Manor Academy serves a culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged catchment area, yet year on year produces excellent results for its very deserving students. We firmly believe that one of the key hallmarks of Aston Manor is the positive, friendly and supportive ethos which enables all of our students to make progress, both academically and in their personal development. In our last Ofsted inspection (June 2017) we were judged to be Outstanding in all areas. In addition, our Sixth Form is one of the best in Birmingham for attainment and progress!
Aston Manor Academy are seeking to appoint, a committed and dedicated General School Support Assistant to start as soon as possible. This is a new role which will be is varied, interesting and very rewarding. You will demonstrate a flexible approach to the frequently changing demands of the role, work as part of a team, and assist the staff in securing
the safety and welfare of pupils during break / lunchtimes. You will also be involved in effective supervision and control of pupils in the dining hall, playground and about other school premises and be prepared to engage in ancillary duties as determined by the Assistant Headteacher. The role is diverse and will require you to also take part in pastoral work, behaviour management and general classroom support. We are very much a community of staff who are supportive and friendly and would welcome applications who are resilient, enjoy a challenge and relishes working with young people
and as part of a wider team. Previous experience working in the education sector is highly desirable.
As an employer, Equitas Academies Trust offers:
• A supportive and nurturing working environment
• A commitment to CPD opportunities
• Employee wellbeing benefits including access to a bus pass scheme and a cycle to work scheme
• Employer contributions to Local Government Pensions Scheme (support staff) or Teacher Pensions Scheme (teaching staff)
• Pay progression centred around a robust performance management process
• An inclusive and caring ethos.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 28/09/2020, 12:00 noon
For further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively you may download a Job Description, / Person Specification and application form from the school website www.astonmanoracademy.com/vacancies
This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.