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Teaching Assistant

Knighton Lane East, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 6FU
Sir Jonathan North College
Full Time
Grade 5 point 6 £13077 actual salary (69% FTE)
25th January 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
18th February 2022 12:05 PM
Contract Term
Job ID
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As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Temporary
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1205793

At Sir Jonathan North Girls College, providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. We have a wide range of students from different backgrounds and abilities, some of which have additional needs. We have held the Inclusion Quality Mark Flagship status for 5 years and are committed to providing academic excellence alongside holistic development for all our students.

Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equip our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become fundamentally good people and successful citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting our vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

We are looking for a highly motivated Teaching Assistant who is committed to raising standards and maintaining our very high expectations.

The successful candidate will be hardworking, creative, energetic and excellent practitioner who will ideally have experience of supporting students in the classroom or working with young people. Their professionalism and dedication will enable our students and pupils to achieve more than they believe possible.

They will work as part of the Skills for Learning, Skills for Life (S4L, S4L) team alongside other Teaching Assistants and will be committed to ensuring Quality First Teaching and Learning through implementing, in-class support, access arrangements and interventions with the guidance of the SENCO as appropriate.

The S4L, S4L team consists of an Assistant Principal for Inclusion, SENDCo , Assistant SENCO, and a team of Teaching Assistants.

We recognise the impact that Teaching Assistants' work has on students and their life chances and therefore we would welcome your application if you are looking for a rewarding and inspiring role where you can improve student's life chances and academic as well as social outcomes.

See job description and person specification for more details.


Safeguarding Statement:

Sir Jonathan North and the Lionheart Educational Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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