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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Future Schools Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F43-195-S
  • Posted:04/08/2022
  • Pay:£15,352 per annum (£18,400 full time equivalent)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:18/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Cornwallis Academy is an exciting school, which is rated Good by Ofsted in all areas, we are now expanding and looking to welcome a new inspirational Teaching Assistant who will work primarily with students whom have additional educational needs and those who can, at times, display challenging behaviour. You will need to have the ability and confidence to motivate and encourage students who have learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties whilst demonstrating empathy and an understanding of their needs.

As well as working with students in the classroom learning environments, you will also be required to carry out one to one work with students, across all Key Stages and curriculum areas. You may also be required to provide intimate care to our students at times. This will be a rewarding post within an extremely supportive working environment. Previous experience of working with children with additional needs would be an advantage and a Teaching Assistant qualification is desirable.

Working at Cornwallis Academy is a great opportunity to develop your career by building on your current success with training opportunities available and those that hold a degree or are working towards their degree we will work with you to look at a suitable programme to form your route into teaching if this is the career route you would like to take.

The position is 37 hours per week (Mon-Thur 08:00 - 16:00pm, Fri 08:00 - 15:30pm), term time only, on a permanent basis.

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and Kent Rewards
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 

The Future Schools Trust is a forward thinking, supportive organisation that is keen to develop staff to their full potential.

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.

Information about the trust

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.