Teaching Assistant with 1:1

Featherstone Academy, Staffordshire
Staffordshire Grade 3 SCP 3 - 4 £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata
08 Sep 2021
16 Sep 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Featherstone Academy is a one form entry primary school on the outskirts of Wolverhampton.

We were judged ‘Good’ at our last Ofsted inspection in 2017 and have high aspirations for excellent outcomes for our pupils and families.

We are a committed team, focused on success and would warmly welcome aspirational and motivated applicants who would like to join us on our journey to provide the best possible learning opportunities for our children. We are actively looking for a Teaching Assistant who will be able to support children across the school with Social Emotional and Mental Needs. You will be joining our good and ambitious school. We are eager to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant who can assist in the learning of our pupils.
You will need;-

To assist with the learning of children who may have a range of different needs.

Work collaboratively with the teaching team and should have the desire to create an inspirational learning atmosphere where children flourish and thrive.

Be an exemplary Teaching Assistant, who will support by example and display the highest of expectations.

Ensure our pupils are safe, through establishing a trusting, open culture, placing a great emphasis on the safeguarding of all.
You will :

Hold NVQ 2 Level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience

Have very good numeracy/ literacy skills equivalent to GCSE Grade C / 4 or above.

Demonstrable experience of working to support children’s learning gained in a relevant environment.

Be able to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Understand the need to professional relationships within the school.
Interested candidates are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged to visit the school.

Please email information@featherstone.uwmat.co.uk or call 01902 734167 to make an appointment.

The role is Fixed term until 31st August 2022 (Subject to funding)

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 15th September 2021
Interviews to be conducted on Friday 17th September 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by e-mail after the closing date.

The University of Wolverhampton Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We therefore expect all staff and volunteers to work to and within school policies and procedures, including safeguarding, child protection and health and safety.

This post is subject to satisfactory references which will be requested prior to the interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

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

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