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Teaching Assistant

The Queen Elizabeth Academy
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Contract Type
Full Time
£19,206 - £20,534
Start Date
1st January 2024
14th December 2023 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st January 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1389112

Teaching Assistant

NJC Scale 6 - 10 £19,206 - £20,534 per annum, actual salary

Required from January 2024

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 715 pupils on roll. Following our Ofsted inspection in June 2022, we retained our “Good” rating, a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff and students. Ofsted commented the pupils were “respectful of each other’s views and are exceptionally supportive. Pupils behave well. They are proud of their school and the improvements that have been made in recent years. Pupils enjoy school and know that leaders and staff have the highest expectations for them.” The Ofsted report is a fair reflection of the academy and we continue to develop as we push from Good to Great.

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.

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 Thursday 14th December 2023*

Interviews: Week commencing 18th December 2023

Safeguarding Statement:

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is part of the Academy Transformation Trust family, whose mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for their pupils and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to staff who are key to their success.

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant must undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS with Barred List Check (child) and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE 2023.

We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion and welcome all applications. We are a Disability Confident Employer. We are open to Flexible Working.

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


Safeguarding Statement:

The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023. We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications. We are open to Flexible Working.  
The Queen Elizabeth Academy

The Queen Elizabeth Academy

Part of Academy Transformation Trust

Academy Transformation Trust