Primary Teaching Assistant
Atlantic Academy – Portland
Salary - Scale Point 7 - 11 (£17,130.27-£18,542.16)
Term Time only - 37 hours per week
Start Date: Immediate
We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and energetic Primary Teaching Assistant to join our highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues whose shared purpose is to inspire and challenge all pupils at Atlantic Academy. The successful candidate will be someone who is able to assist in delivering inspiring and exciting learning experiences to learners embarking on a career in the 21st century.
Here at Atlantic Academy Portland, we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, professional and team orientated person. We need a Teaching Assistant that understands and can meet the needs of all children.
You will be part of a successful, supportive, well-resourced and fully qualified Primary team. We encourage best practice through a variety of CPD opportunities. We are looking to appoint a candidate that puts children first, mitigates barriers to learning, has a can-do approach and will help an individual and individuals make academic progress.
If you are up for a challenge and want to make a difference, then you really should come and work in our terrific academy on the next step of its journey.
WHY CHOOSE US
Atlantic Academy is an all-through school based in Portland, and has already made great waves in transforming the education of the students in Portland in the last 3 years, leading the way in the highest standards of education as well as disruption free learning. We are looking for somebody to join our amazing journey and be proud of the substantial impact they make on the outcomes and aspirations for our students.
Atlantic Academy Portland is gaining a local and national reputation for rapid sustained improvement.
The Academy is located in stunning buildings, having benefited from a £20 million plus full renovation program. It is situated on the beautiful Isle of Portland, at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, in Dorset. Within easy reach of Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Poole and Bournemouth. This really is an Academy at the very heart of the community.
The Academy is sponsored by the Aspirations Academies Trust and is a member of one of their three clusters: The South Coast and South West Region, which consists of Jewell Academy Bournemouth (Primary), Ocean Academy Poole (Junior), Magna Academy Poole (Secondary) and Budmouth Academy (Secondary) and Bovington Academy (Primary).
WHAT WE OFFER
● Competitive Salary
● Pension Scheme
● On-site parking
● Expectation of disruption free learning, high SLT visibility ALL day, focus on students. Allowing staff to teach without low level disruption
● Visualiser and mini iPad in every classroom – allowing for booklets, feedback, student work etc to be projected – as the teacher decides
Specifically we are looking for someone who:
● Who has experience of working with and supporting children
● Is naturally cheerful and optimistic, with evidence of the positive contribution that you can bring to our team;
● Is hardworking, dedicated, committed
● Wants to be valued, train further and help us make a difference.
● A commitment to all students receiving an outstanding education experience.
If you believe that this may sound like the school you would thrive in and are ambitious for all students please find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting our career page and school website.
Atlantic Academy values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
Atlantic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government's safer recruitment guidelines.
For further information please contact Mrs Abby Hill, Vice Head
Closing Date: Monday 18th October 2021 at 12.00 pm
Interviews to take place on: Friday 22nd October 2021
If you have not heard by the interview date, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Atlantic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.