Intervention Assistant and Aspirant Teacher
Scale/Grade 4 (points 7 to 10 of the pay spine)
Salary - £22,995-£24,258 per annum FTE pro rata; (Actual Salary £18,515–£19,532)
Location: Feltham, West London
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Full-Time, term time contract, 34 hours a week term time based (39 weeks)
Position: Intervention Assistant and Aspirant Teacher
Starting: As soon as possible
Based in West London, just 15 minutes from Clapham Junction, Rivers Academy is a Comprehensive Secondary School committed to supporting outstanding outcomes for our students. We work hard to foster high levels of self-worth within an Academy community that has the very highest expectations across uniform, behaviour, attendance and punctuality. Rivers is a great place to work too, with a strong focus on career development.
An exciting opportunity has become available for the post of Intervention Assistant and Aspirant Teacher at Rivers Academy.
We are looking for an exceptional individual to play an important role in our unique and growing Academy. The successful candidate will be passionate about providing an inclusive education and support our students in catching up with their education. It will be an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to begin their career in education.
It will be an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to begin their career in education.
The general responsibilities of this role will be to establish professional relationships with pupils, parents and teachers and to support them in establishing a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which children make good academic progress, to promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils in the school, including those with physical, learning and behaviour difficulties and to understand and develop expertise in their field, during a time of change
What we offer:
- A well-resourced, established and flourishing Department
- A personalised approach to Continuous Professional Development Training
- Competitive Salaries and Pay Progression
- Supportive Leadership Team
- Students with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and succeed
- Open and positive working environment
- Fully Equipped fitness suite
- Feedback and Advice
- Excellent Transport Links to Central London (30 minutes) and Heathrow Airport (15 minutes)
- A wider Supportive Trust network
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Parking on Site
For more information or to arrange a visit to the Academy, Sam Smith (HR Administrator/PA to the Principal) would be delighted to hear from you!
Please also see attached Application Pack for more details including Job Description and Person Specification
How to Apply
Please click the ‘fast apply’ button and fill out the application form
When applying, you must fill in the supporting statement section on the application form stating specific examples from your own experience demonstrating how you meet the professional expertise and skills criteria in the person specification.
Closing date – 7th February 2022
Interviews – TBC
Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals.
We welcome applications from people with disabilities and guarantee an interview for those with a declared disability should they meet the minimum criteria for the job. The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as “any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”
Our Commitment to Safer Recruitment:
Aspirations are committed to safeguarding and undertake pre-employment checks in accordance with DfE requirements.
The AAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. This process is outlined below, but can be provided in more detail if requested.
This post is classified as having substantial access to children, and appointment is subject to an enhanced police check of previous criminal convictions (DBS). Applicants are required, before appointment, to disclose any conviction, caution or binding over including ‘spent convictions’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar individuals from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.