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Teaching Assistant Ks2 - Term Time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-2-S
  • Posted:14/02/2020
  • Pay:£13,213 - £14,815
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/02/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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An exciting opportunity to join a large three form entry Ofsted rated ‘Good’ School (February 2017).

 

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our academy.

 

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.


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

  • The opportunity to work with happy children who come into school ready and excited to learn each morning.
  • Support from a vast network of senior leaders and teachers within the school and our trust, we regularly get the opportunity to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group employees of the other 4 Medway Primary Schools within our trust.
  • We can offer excellent CPD opportunities, particularly through the New Horizons Teaching School’s alliance, which also offers a great support network for our staff.
  • A school that puts children first and at the centre of all policy, practise and decision making.


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!

We strongly encourage anyone who may be interested in working at our school to call our office manager, Kerry Masters, at 03333 602110, to book a no-pressure tour of the school and to meet some of our staff.

We also encourage early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

If this position at Gordon’s Children’s Academy is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please contact Kerry Masters to ensure that you are added to our talent pool and considered for any future positions.

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 trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a successful family of schools that work together to improve the life chances of all its children and young people. Our Trust currently consists of 17 schools, 12 primary and 5 Secondary, based across the Portsmouth, Deal and Medway areas. The Trust was nominated for the TES Employer of the Year award in 2018, and is in the top 10 Multi-Academy Trusts in the country for GCSE performance.

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

We want to employ teachers who are a great team member and are keen to seek CPD, an aspiring leader of learning and be happy to grasp exciting opportunities and contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our new school.

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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.