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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

The Gordon Children's Academy, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-2010-15T
  • Posted:05/07/2019
  • Pay:£16,500 – £18,500 FTE(£13,213 - £14,815 pro-rata )
  • Start Date:September 2019
  • App Close Date:12/07/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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An exciting opportunity to join our Ofsted rated ‘Good’ School (February 2017). We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our academy.

 

What you will get from The Gordon Children’s Academy:

  • Happy, well behaved children who are keen learners
  • Parents who are supportive of the school
  • High expectations for all members of the school community
  • Supportive staff within the school and amongst the Trust
  • Excellent CPD opportunities especially through the New Horizons Teaching School’s Alliance
  • A school that puts children first and at the centre of all policy, practise and decision making
  • Discounted gym membership at Thinking Fitness

What you will need to succeed:
You will need to hold a relevant L2 or higher childcare qualification, have good communication skills and excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, Grade C or above). Good ICT skills would also be desirable.
You will need to have experience of working with children as well as a desire to support pupils to reach their full potential through one-to-one work, group work and whole class support. Knowledge of the Key Stage 1 Curriculum would also be desirable.

You will be willing to take the opportunity to play a full part in the further development of our school and join us in our aims to make learning irresistible and to provide a nurturing and safe environment for everyone.

The Gordon’s Children’s Academy is a newly federated academy based in the Strood area. Our Junior and Infant school work closely together to ensure that all staff and children work together as one. We are lucky enough to have a passionate workforce at our school who all care for and respect the fantastic children of our school. We are dedicated to school improvement and we all aim to provide a happy, safe and fun school environment for the children, and our staff too. We have high expectations of behaviour and we recognise that it is our responsibility to listen to the children verbally or by interpreting their behaviour.

What you need to do now:
If you are interested in working in a large primary academy, benefiting from a large support network and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, please contact Kerry Masters to book an appointment.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

Information about the school

The Gordon’s Children’s Academy is a newly federated academy based in the Strood area. Our Junior and Infant school work closely together to ensure that all staff and children work together as one. We are lucky enough have a passionate workforce at our school who all care for and respect the fantastic children of our school. We are dedicated to school improvement and we all aim to provide a happy, safe and fun school environment for the children, and our staff too. We have high expectations of behaviour and we recognise that it is our responsibility to listen to the children verbally or by interpreting their behaviour.

As part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer.

Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in a large primary academy, benefiting from a large support network and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, please contact Kerry Masters, Office Manager, to book an appointment.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.