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Teaching Assistant

St Peter's Academy
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Contract Type
Part Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
11th March 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Job ID: 1405525

Learning & Teaching Assistant

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: NJC Points 10 to 14: Actual Salary: £19,627

Contract: Permanent, term time only, 32.50 hours per week

Closing Date: Monday 11th March 2024 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.

This post is 32.50 hours per week and is term time only.

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.

Our July 2023 staff survey graded the school as outstanding. Staff morale, staff wellbeing, staff workload and appreciation of staff achievement and contribution were graded highest across all categories.

We are proud of our staff and student wellbeing focus and we provide a comprehensive staff induction and ECT 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 the heart of the city with excellent transport links by road or rail.

Staff Benefits:

• 2 weeks holiday at October half term

• A comprehensive CPD programme for all staff

• Free Car Parking

• Access to occupational health

• Meals available on site for all staff between 8am to 2pm

• Free meals for all staff on Inset days and Open Evening events

• Occupational Sick Pay

• Exceptional leave arrangements for family events

• Free eye tests for VDU users

• A comprehensive EAP (employee assistance programme) with 24 - hour access

• Free fitness suite on site

• Money off membership of Fenton Manor Leisure Centre

• An exceptional staff well-being offer with wellbeing meetings half termly including a Menopause group

• Annual staff wellbeing day following the annual Open Evening with a host of free wellbeing activities for all staff

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.

Informal visits are welcomed, to arrange this, please email Louise James on the above email address.


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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