SEMH Teaching Assistant – Learning Gateway
Contract: Part time, Permanent
Hours: 32.5 hours per week, term time plus one week
Salary: NJC Point 9, £15,654.31 per annum (FTE £20,903.00)
Site: Queen Katharine Academy
Closing date: 21 May 2021 at noon
Interviews to be held: 27 May 2021
Queen Katharine Academy are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support the progress of students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs in class and/or in small groups to overcome barriers to learning.
The successful candidate will take responsibility for adapting and delivering learning activities with individuals or small groups who would benefit from a different learning approach.
The successful candidate will:
• Have experience of working with children, preferably in a secondary school setting
• Have an excellent knowledge and understanding of different learning styles, the needs of children with additional learning needs, and behaviour management strategies
• Be adaptable and able to respond effectively to a diverse range of situations and needs
• Have the ability to communicate appropriately and clearly at all levels within the Academy, including staff, students, parents, visitors and external organisations
This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic person to steer it through the next stage of its development.
Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Thomas Deacon Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding member of the team.
The Trust offers:
• Excellent salary package.
• Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
• Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.
• Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).
• Local Government Pension Scheme.
• An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.
• An inclusive and collaborative approach.
• A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.
• An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.
Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Queen Katharine 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.