Teaching Assistant Level 1 - TGA

Job Vacancy

Teaching Assistant (Level 1)

Permanent, 32.5 hours/week, term time only

WPT Band 1 £18,065 (£13,732 pro rata)

As soon as possible


The Gainsborough Academy

20th November 2020 (noon)

About us

Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 7 primary schools and 4 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties with a further primary and secondary school due to join the Trust in the near future. WPT is committed to ensuring that all students have the best educational experience possible, and to do this, we recognise the importance of supporting our staff thoroughly in their professional development through the dissemination of best practice and collaboration, and through reflecting and debating on their practice. More about our vision can be found on our website which we highly recommend taking a look at if applying for this role.

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our SEND team reporting to the SENDCo.  Your role will focus on supporting children and young people to overcome barriers to learning through mentoring, support and bespoke interventions to foster growth, build self-esteem and independence.

You should have experience of and an interest in working with or caring for children with ideally an understanding of learning strategies, such as literacy and numeracy.  You should have good communication skills, both written and oral, be able to work as part of a team and independently within a classroom setting.  You must have good organisational skills and be able to prioritise whilst maintaining a flexible approach to change.  Motivation and an enthusiasm to make a positive difference to our students, the Academy and the wider community are important personal qualities that we are looking for in potential candidates.

To discuss the post please contact Nikki Whitton, PA to Principal on 01427 619341 or e-mail Nikki.whitton@thegainsboroughacademy.org.uk.

Completed applications should be returned to Nikki.whitton@thegainsboroughacademy.org.uk

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CV’s, all applicants must complete an application form in full.