Permanent, Full time (37 hours), Term Time only
Salary: Grade 5, Points 5 to 7, £19,312 to £20,092 FTE
Actual salary: £16,536 to £17,204 per annum
Thank you for your interest in our recent advertisement for the above position at Archway Learning Trust’s Bluecoat Primary Academy. I have pleasure in enclosing details.
We are looking to appoint a Level 1 Teaching Assistant who has the passion and commitment to support students from all backgrounds at Bluecoat Primary Academy. The post-holder will have the drive and ability to support students to improve outcomes, particularly for students with additional needs.
The successful candidate will provide support to teaching staff within classrooms. The post-holders may also be required to work 1:1 with individual students or small groups of students in Year 1.
Archway Learning Trust, previously Bluecoat Academies Trust was formed in April 2014 as a result of the very long and successful history of Bluecoat Academy. The Trust comprises of Bluecoat Aspley Academy, Bluecoat Sixth Form, Bluecoat Wollaton Academy, Bluecoat Beechdale Academy, Bluecoat Primary Academy, The Nottingham Emmanuel School and Sixth Form, The Long Eaton School, Lees Brook Community School, Merrill Academy and the Bluecoat SCITT Alliance (School Centred Initial Teacher Training).
Bluecoat Primary Academy has been growing from just two classes in 2015 through to its final stage of growth this September with 420 primary pupils (60 per year group) in addition to a 26 place Nursery and a small Focus Provision for pupils with ASD. It has a strong set of values that are at the heart of its work and there is a clear vision for the future.
The children we serve at Bluecoat are from very diverse backgrounds and so our approach needs to be flexible, understanding and adaptive whilst staying true to our strong Christian ethos and maintaining focus on our core values. We offer a nurturing environment to our pupils as well as our staff. Staff wellbeing is important at our school and within our Trust. We utilise a range of strategies to ensure children and adults alike are able to thrive.
The growth and development of our Multi-Academy Trust makes this an excellent opportunity to join us, as we seek to serve a growing number of young people across the region.
In return we can offer:
- Employee benefits and well-being scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
- Salary sacrifice bus pass scheme
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check, Barred List check, the receipt of satisfactory references and any other statutory checks that are required for the post. We are an equal opportunities employer.
For more information about Bluecoat Primary Academy, please visit hour website.
To apply for the role click apply which will take you to the application form for the post. We would encourage you to refer to the job description and person specification, demonstrating your suitability for the role.
Closing Date: 9am, Monday 4th October 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 11th October 2021
Archway Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment. Appointment to any post will be subject to the following pre-employment checks: health, identity, relevant work qualifications, right to work in the UK, professional registration (for qualified teaching staff), Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references and a Childcare Disqualification and Disqualification by Association Declaration (where applicable). A start date for successful job applicants will not be confirmed until clearance from all the above checks has been obtained. Please note that the DBS check will reveal all convictions, reprimands, cautions and bindovers even if considered spent within the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. There is a DBS Code of Practice which governs this process.