TV Studio and Digital Media Assistant - Cornerstone Academy Trust
- Multiple Locations
- Multiple Terms
- £20,500 FTE depending on age and experience (actual salary £19,000)
We are looking to appoint a creative and talented Teaching Assistant who will have a specific responsibility as a TV Studio and Digital Media Assistant. You will work across our Exeter schools and initially will be based in our new TV studio at Westclyst Community Primary School. You will need to be someone who thrives on working in a busy and dynamic teaching environment and have a passion and commitment to wanting our young children to develop a life-long love of learning by being a positive, nurturing, and supportive role model.
You will work alongside the class teachers to implement a project-based curriculum where digital media and video are used as tools for both teaching and learning. You will also be involved in supporting children at lunch times and after school by extending this use of digital media through extra-curricular activities. You will need to learn how to manage the technology in the studio and support children and teachers in using this amazing resource. You will play a key role is supporting the children in creating a weekly broadcast for Cornerstone Television (CTV) that is streamed into every classroom across the schools.
Our moto is ‘fortune favours the brave’ and we aim to inspire children to strive to achieve highly and reach their full potential. A key part of your job will be in helping to prepare pupils for the ever-changing, digital work of the 21st Century, and so you will need to be willing to embrace the ethos of delivering a knowledge rich, purposeful, and project-based curriculum, through the meaningful use of technology. Every child has their own Surface PC, and you will support teachers in delivery their lessons where this technology is at the heart of each classroom.
As well as utilising the technology in the studio you will need to be proficient in using the Adobe suite of creative tools, alongside Microsoft 365, to edit video, create presentations and stream video content.
This position is permanent, 40 weeks per annum (38 weeks term time, plus 1 week staff training and 1 week school holiday working). The hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5.00pm each day. The full-time equivalent salary for this role is in the region of £20,500 depending on age and experience. However, the actual pro rata salary will commence in the region of £19,000 per annum which is the adjusted sum to reflect the hours worked per week and the weeks worked per year. It also includes a holiday entitlement allowance.
You will benefit from a generous pension scheme, a health scheme, a cycle to work scheme and subsidised meals in our staff café with food cooked and served by our own chefs. Successful candidates will be provided with state-of-the-art IT equipment to help them fulfil their duties and we support all staff with an investment in their professional development through training and a good performance management process, where a bonus is payable to those who achieve highly.
Visits to the schools are welcome by prior arrangement.
We look forward to receiving your application and hopefully meeting you as part of the recruitment process.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for all our posts. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
A job description and an application form can be obtained at www.tcat.education/vacancies
Please email completed documents to email@example.com
Closing date: Wednesday 29th March 2023.
Interview Date: w/c 24th April 2023 due to the Easter Holidays.
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationExeterDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
£20,500 FTE depending on age and experience (actual salary £19,000)
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required