Teaching Assistant and Outdoor Education Teaching Assistant - Torquay Academy
- Multiple Locations
- Full Time
- Scale Point 5 - 6: £23,500 - £23,893 FTE (£19,851 - £20,183 actual salary)
We are expanding our team, so require for September a number of permanent Teaching Assistants, whose duties will include support students with additional needs. If you are a good communicator and have experience of working with young people in a learning environment; the ability to encourage and nurture students to learn and to maintain discipline in the classroom and can work flexibly during the course of the year, we would like to hear from you.
Duties will also include supporting and developing student’s self-regulation skills, social skills and language skills. You will take responsibility for ensuring the students can access all curriculum learning and fulfil their academic potential under an agreed system of supervision. Duties may include assisting with creating bespoke timetables to fit around the students and their needs, delivering and planning for bespoke interventions, supporting the student in optimising the use of technology where appropriate, monitoring their movements around the school and managing sensitive issues that arise, being the daily link with parents and class teachers.
Training will be given in how to help support students in examinations with reading, scribing, prompting or any other access arrangement that may be required. For parts of the academic year all Teaching Assistants need to support the examinations process. Duties may include supporting students with intimate care needs.
We are also looking to expand the support that some of our students need beyond the classroom including activities like swimming, coasteering and climbing. If you have a passion for the outdoors then one of our TA roles would enable you to spend some of your week supporting our students with these activities.
Benefits of working at Torquay Academy include:
- Priority admission to the Academy for secondary places
- Free gym membership to support health and wellbeing
- Cycle to work scheme through salary sacrifice
- Electric Vehicle leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
Informal visits are welcome and encouraged, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Torquay Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.
To find out more about working with us and to apply please visit tqacademy.co.uk/recruitment
Please apply by midday on the closing date.
Interview Date: w/c 12 June 2023.
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationTorbayDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
Scale Point 5 - 6: £23,500 - £23,893 FTE (£19,851 - £20,183 actual salary)
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull Time
36.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required