Teaching Assistant Level 2 x2
Permanent, 32.5 hours per week, term time only
WPT Band 3 £18,933 – £19,698 (£14,391 – £14,973 pro rata)
As soon as possible
At Wickersley Partnership Trust, students and learning are at the centre of everything we do. We nurture the development of knowledge, creativity, skills and understanding to help our children develop into happy, healthy, caring and successful citizens. We do this in a safe and positive learning environment where every individual is valued, self-belief is encouraged and each individual is able to achieve their full potential.
Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 8 primary schools and 5 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties. 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 WPT’s vision can be found on our website.
About the role
We are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants to join our team at The Gainsborough Academy.
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.
A minimum of Mathematics and English GCSE grade 4/C is required and a teaching assistant qualification would be an advantage.
Please visit our new recruitment website to apply.
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.
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