Education Impact Academy Trust is a newly created MAT incorporating Wilson Stuart School, Queensbury School and Mayfield School. Wilson Stuart School is an Ofsted designated outstanding all age (2 – 25 years) Special School which provides very high-quality education for 232 pupils and young people who have physical disabilities, and/or complex medical conditions. Queensbury School provides for 245 students who have MLD (Moderate Learning Difficulties), ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition), SLD (Severe Learning Difficulties) and SEMH (Social Emotional and Mental Health). Mayfield School educates children and young people, who have a range of learning difficulties, between the ages of 3 and 19 and have approximately 300 students on roll.
As a Trust we truly value the success of every child and we place the sharing of excellent education practice at the core of this value. Professional development, challenge and support are at the heart of ensuring our staff are some of the finest teachers so they can deliver outstanding teaching.
We benefit significantly from the variety of schools within the Trust, enabling staff to benefit greatly from the opportunities we have for collaborative working. In addition, we are able to benefit tremendously from sharing best practice and expertise we have within our organisation.
Wilson Stuart School have achieved an Outstanding grade in their last 6 Ofsted inspections and in their last 3 inspections, the latest of which was March 2019, they were graded as outstanding in every single aspect of the inspection.
We recognise the importance of teamwork and this is evident through all aspects of the work we do. Our students are delightful, work hard and are keen to learn and the school is a very happy and positive working environment. We have a comprehensive induction programme and friendly and very supportive staff along with excellent facilities and a superb environment to support teaching and learning. The schools are not just special schools –they are exceptional schools!
We require outstanding, enthusiastic and committed Grade 2 Teaching Assistants to be part of our team. We have exciting opportunities for part time, full time, fixed term and maternity cover, part time and full time positions available. Please state clearly on your supporting evidence if you are applying for a Part time, Full time, Fixed Term or a Maternity Cover, part time or full time position.
Salary Range £15,625.00 - £16,510.00 per annum, (salary subject to pending pay award), inclusive of SEN allowance based on 32.5 hours per week, TTO. Salary to be pro rata’d to working hours.
We have a number of exciting opportunities for strong candidates to support teaching and learning at Wilson Stuart School. The role is varied and will include classroom support, mentoring, pastoral care and assisting with the physical care of our pupils as and when required.
We are looking for adaptable, flexible and resourceful individuals with excellent communication and written skills with high expectations of learning and behaviour.
THE RIGHT CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:
• Experience of working with children
• Some experience of supporting children in Literacy, Numeracy and working with SEN groups and individuals
• A good understanding of child development and learning processes
• The ability to follow instructions from the teacher and also be able to work independently
• The experience of and the ability to deal positively with children and parents
• Experience of using ICT effectively
Please note, this list is not exhaustive.
Education Impact is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment procedures.
All the above posts are covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for these roles. Please note Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be paid by the successful candidate (approx. £52).
If you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Education Impact Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.