Teaching Assistant

NJC Scale 6 – 10 £15,460 – £16,735 per annum, actual salary

(FTE £19,698 – £21,322 per annum)

Required as soon as possible

34.58 hours per week, term time only

We are transforming lives – do you want to join us?

The Queen Elizabeth Academy are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic Learning Support department, and our forward thinking, modern academy. We are looking to recruit someone with a child centered approach and excellent people skills to support students effectively in order for them to fully participate in learning. You will be joining an experienced and exciting department, creating a culture of outstanding success amongst our students.

We are determined to provide the very best experience for our students and have a passion for student centred learning which removes the barriers to learning where ever they exist. The successful candidate will work closely with students, both individually and as a group, and have effective communication skills to liaise closely and collaborate with staff throughout the Academy.

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is an 11-16 mixed academy based in Atherstone with approximately 660 pupils on roll. Following our Ofsted inspection in May 2017, we were shown to be “Good with Outstanding features”, a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff and students. In November 2016, as part of the Priority School Building Programme, we moved into brand new premises that have given us access to fantastic new facilities, which really set us apart in the locality

As a proud Academy Transformation Trust academy we are devoted to professional development and support which is second to none. Our trust is registered as Disability Confident and we welcome all applications. Our ATT Institute offers hundreds of training events and leadership accreditation qualifications to develop your talent to its full potential. As an academy we believe it is our role to develop your expertise to the full through supportive coaching in order to transform the lives of our students.

We are keen to welcome colleagues who share our passion for engaging students in learning and inspiring them to achieve.

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our students?

Do you have what it takes to work with a determined leadership team and staff, which promote excellence, and consistently challenge you to improve?

If so you may well have the “Golden Thread” we are looking for.

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 7th December 2021

* Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if necessary.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with Barred List check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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