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Teaching Assistant at Greenacre Academy - Term Time

Beyond Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-298-S
  • Posted:03/10/2023
  • Pay:NJC Grade D2 Points 4-11 - £15,562 - £17,666
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:13/10/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBA

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Teaching Assistant – Greenacre Academy

Salary: NJC Grade D2 Points 4-11 - £15,562 - £17,666 per annum

Required: ASAP

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, term time only

We are currently seeking a dedicated and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our established and expanding team, providing support to pupils, including those with special needs. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about education and has a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of young people.  The successful applicant will follow a programme of support clearly defined by the SENCo, and work alongside teaching and other appropriate staff dependent on the nature of the particular needs of the pupils.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Supporting teachers in delivering high-quality lessons to students
  • Working with small groups of students, providing additional support and guidance where necessary
  • Promoting positive behaviour and maintaining a safe and inclusive learning environment
  • Helping to maintain accurate records of student progress and behaviour

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A patient and compassionate approach to supporting students with a range of needs and abilities
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and use initiative when required

Greenacre Academy is an all boys’ school based in Chatham, Kent and is part of the Skills for Life Trust.  The Trust believes in the importance of core values that support our staff’s well-being and growth.  We want our staff to have a good balance between work and life, receive recognition and praise for their efforts, and feel empowered to make decisions.  As a member of the Trust, you will also have the opportunities to collaborate with other staff across our primary and secondary settings.  We value teamwork and believe that working together can bring about positive changes within our school community.

Amongst the many benefits of working for us you will receive: 

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Care First – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • Flexible working
  • Timetabled and purposeful CPD
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Free car parking
  • Laptop and technical support
  • Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

Please check out this video for more information about Greenacre Academy: https://youtu.be/g72TnNRujyQ

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you or alternatively visit our website at: www.sflt.org.uk

Information about the trust

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted and encouraged. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

We are also dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals under its care. This commitment to safeguarding is shared by all academies within the Trust, as we strive to promote the welfare of our pupils. We require all staff and volunteers to uphold this commitment, and we therefore implement a thorough recruitment process across all academies that aligns with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. This process includes conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable a prohibition from teaching check.

The Trust is also committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of school life. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, safe and able to achieve their full potential. We believe that this approach not only supports our students to achieve their best, but also prepares them for life in a diverse and interconnected world. If you share our commitment to equality and diversity, we welcome your application to join our team.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:Fort Pitt Grammar School,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME4 6TJ
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk

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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 Education.