We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Teaching Assistant to join our supportive and talented team at King’s Oak Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
This role is based in the Secondary provision of King’s Oak. This is a fixed term position that is linked to additional funding for SEND, however the position may be available for a longer period if this funding is maintained in future. The funding for the position comes from an external source and it is not clear that it will be continued after an initial fixed period.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a 30 hour per week TA to the end of the academic year, dependant on SEND funding. Our TAs support the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of the Principal, SENCO, Inclusion Lead and class teachers. They support students to enable them to access the curriculum, completely engage with their learning and achieve their full potential. They deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being.
Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.
Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
• Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
• Dedicated Training and Development programmes
• Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
• Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
• Flu Jabs
• Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
• Comprehensive Induction process
• Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
Click here to access a full list of Cabot Learning Federation benefits
About the Academy & Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.
King’s Oak Academy is a rapidly expanding all-through 4 to 16 academy based in Kingswood, Bristol. There are currently five year groups in our primary phase – Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 – with Year 7 through to Year 11 in our secondary phase. The children are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. King’s Oak Academy supports a hugely positive and supporting learning environment for all.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.
Please submit your application via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application.
Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.
King's Oak 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.