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Learning & Teaching Assistant

St Peter's Academy
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
NJC Points 10 to 14
Start Date
1st September 2022
22nd August 2022 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2022
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Job ID: 1261263

Start Date: September 2022
Actual Salary: £16,592, a £300 recruitment allowance is available for this post and will be paid in September's salary
Contract: Permanent, term time only, 32.50 hours per week
Closing Date: Monday 22nd August 2022 at 9am

St Peter’s Academy is seeking to appoint a Learning & Teaching Assistant to join our SEN department within the Academy as soon as possible. The role is to support students with special educational needs to help them achieve their academic potential.

The successful candidate will use specialist knowledge and experience to provide appropriate support to students with special educational needs. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

We are looking for candidates with experience and enthusiasm who are able to communicate clearly with staff and students.

You will be responsible for working with students with additional educational needs. Emphasis is placed on being highly motivated, enthusiastic to inspire with the ability to personalise strategies and interventions for each student individually.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a good level of education
  • Be an excellent role model
  • Be able to build positive relationships with students.
  • Believe in a creative approach to learning
  • Hold high expectations for all students in terms of behaviour and achievement.
  • Be committed to working as part of a large team

Academy Context:

St Peter’s CofE Academy is a mixed 11-16 popular Church of England Academy which puts Christian values, faiths and high standards at the centre of all we do. We serve the whole community of Stoke-on-Trent and welcome students of all faiths and none.

We have a vibrant and exciting learning environment which embodies our core Christian values and the belief that we can enrich every life.

We are proud of our staff and student wellbeing focus and we provide a comprehensive staff induction and NQT support programme with a highly commended on-going CPD programme for new and existing staff.

St Peter’s CofE Academy is a well-resourced school with a motivated and enthusiastic student body. The Academy is located in a brand new building in the heart of the city with excellent transport links by road or rail.

Informal visits are actively encouraged and welcomed. If you are interested in either visiting the Academy or discussing this post further please contact Mrs Louise James, Director of Finance & Resources at the Academy. 

DBS Checks

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Asylum and Immigration

To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered.


Safeguarding Statement:

St Peter's 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.
St Peter's Academy

St Peter's Academy

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