We are looking for a passionate and inspiring Teaching Assistant – Grade C to join our supportive and talented team at Wallscourt Farm Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
This is a full-time permanent position.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a Teaching Assistant – Grade C to assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of relevant colleagues (e.g. the Principal, SENCo and/or INCo, phase leaders and class teachers.) Support students by adopting relevant, developed strategies and techniques, acquired through specialist knowledge/ experience, to enable them to access the curriculum, engage with their learning and achieve their full potential. Provide specialist support and expertise in one or more areas (e.g. an aspect of the curriculum, age range or additional needs) in order to deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being. Provide cover for groups and classes as required and in line with relevant development and/ or experience. Work collaboratively with relevant colleagues to fulfil the requirements of the role. Support, advise, coach and/ or monitor less experienced staff as required.
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.
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.
Wallscourt Farm Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). Wallscourt Farm Academy is a diverse learning community situated in Cheswick Village in South Gloucestershire. Wallscourt Farm Academy has created and fostered a multi-faith, socially diverse environment with an emphasis on common values and principles for life. The proportion of learners from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds is slightly above national at 40% and 15% of our learners have English as an additional language. We use a ‘Rights, Responsibilities and Respect’ approach to foster positive, happy, respectful, and culturally aware citizens who make it their responsibility to contribute to their own communities and wider communities. As ‘one learning community’ we learn alongside one another in a way that strives to meet the needs of all learners so that everyone gets exactly what they need. Our 21st Century learning skills of curiosity, imagination, resilience, independence and collaboration are evident in all aspects of learning.
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.
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Wallscourt Farm 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.