Job Ref: R221 Please quote on all correspondence.
Salary: Grade 5 SCP 11 – 15 - £24,054 - £25,878 (FTE)
Contract: 35 hours per week term time only
Term: Fixed Term to 31/8/2024
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistants. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are ready to take on a new challenge in a highly rewarding specialist SEMH setting during a time when we are reshaping our future direction with high aspirations for all our children to achieve and reach their full potential. You will find a committed and hardworking team of teachers and fellow teaching assistants to work alongside you.
Aspire Academy is an all through provision which provides education to pupils aged 5-16 with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH). We are situated in the BANES locality and benefit from nearby areas of natural beauty and extensive indoor and outdoor facilities offering ample opportunities for students to develop their skills in and outside of the classroom.
All of the students at Aspire have Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP) that identify SEMH as a primary need. Staff at Aspire are committed to providing an effective learning environment that aims to engage and inspire through lessons that take place in and out of the classroom.
In our classes the individual needs of the children are paramount and the staff have a deep understanding of each of the students in their class providing opportunities to learn in a variety of ways.
We are seeking additional teaching assistants to support the existing team.
If you are a well-organised, proactive individual and possess excellent communication skills, we invite you to contact us. In return for your dedication, we offer opportunities for professional development, career progression, a competitive salary, and a good pension scheme.
We welcome informal discussions and encourage you to contact us to speak with the Headteacher to learn more about this role, please call the school.
In return we offer:
- A competitive salary
- An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
- Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
- An energised and professional working environment
- Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.
Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span 5 local authority areas: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area. We are a mixed MAT, comprising 6 secondary, 21 primary and a special school. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Bath and Wells, which brings considerable benefit to all our schools.
The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on 23rd November 2023
Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter
No CVs or agencies please
PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.
Aspire 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.