Teaching Assistant – SRB – Open Academy

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Posted on: Monday 10 June 2024 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

The Open Academy

Trust:                                      DNEAT

Academy Name:                     Open Academy

Vacancy Job Title:                   Teaching Assistant – SRB

Pay Scale:                                D point 5-6

Annual Value: £          23,500 to 23,893

Pro-Rata Value:           £          16,864 to 17,526

Full Time/Part Time:   Part time

Hours per week:                     31

Term Time:                             38 weeks  +   1 week

Start Date:                              ASAP

 

Our aim is to provide a transformative education for the children of our community, by treating every child as the blessing that they are.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible colleague to provide in-class and one-to-one support for our students in the Specialist Resource Base in line with their Special Educational Needs.  You will be joining a small team and will work across a wide variety of subject areas demonstrating a commitment to helping our students make good progress.

 

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

  • A good secondary education with GCSEs in English and Maths as a minimum.  The post would also be suitable for a graduate who has an interest in education
  • The desire to help young people fulfil their potential
  • The ability to form positive and supportive relationships with young people
  • The ability to work proactively, use initiative and work well as part of a team
  • Flexibility and the ability to react quickly to changing daily routines
  • Proven experience of working with vulnerable students is an advantage as such qualities are essential requirements to work in this challenging but extremely rewarding position

 

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time.  Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

Safeguarding

The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.

Equalities

The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC) has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing of DONESC.

 

Closing date: Monday 17 June 2024

How to apply

Open Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to relevant checks in line with Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding procedures.

 

For further information and an application form, please visit our website at
www.open-academy.org.uk

Completed application forms should be returned to patotheprincipal@open-academy.org.uk email address.

 

Closing Date: Monday 17 June 2024 at 9.00am

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