Ken Stimpson Community School
Teaching Assistant – Level 2
Apply by: Noon on Monday 5 June.
Start: As soon as possible
We reserve the right to close this advert early should suitable applicants apply.
Salary: Grade 4 point 3 £20,812 FTE £17,363.45 Pro Rata
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Contract type: Full Time or Part Time, Term Time
Hours of work are flexible and can be discussed at interview.
Contract term: Permanent / Temporary
• • Are you passionate about developing young people?
• • Can you inspire and motivate students?
• • Are you driven and committed to leading students towards success?
If so, we are the school for you!
We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support students with their special educational learning needs, remove barriers and provide supportive strategies that enable them to make progress.
You will be a role model, listener, facilitator for learning and a motivator. You may have previous experience as a teaching assistant, workshop leader or youth worker or may have a background in the Army, youth offending service, or teaching and youth sector. An academic specialism in English, Maths, or Science would be beneficial.
The team is well-established and highly supportive of one another. Led by a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the team works collaboratively, always putting the needs of our students at the forefront of what we do. We would love to show you round our school.
Training will be provided along with an induction to support your transition into the role. Strong personal qualities such as confidence, integrity and presence are sought in addition to good functional ICT skills. Consistent and effective communication are required together with the ability to use your own initiative. We would welcome applications from recently graduated university students.
• • Salary commensurate to your experience
• • A strong and ongoing CPD program
• • Opportunities for career development and progression, including pathways to gaining qualified teacher status (QTS)
• • Support staff pension scheme
• • Use of the onsite gym
• • A Senior Team that are keen to drive school improvement and are open to innovation and creative thinking
• • Half-termly staff wellbeing prize draws
Ken Stimpson Community School is committed to equality of opportunity and safeguarding the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
For application details and an application form, please visit the ‘Vacancies’ page on our website: www.kscs.org.uk/vacancies.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, or arrange a tour of our school, please contact Mark Wilson (SENDCO) via email at email@example.com.
Please return completed applications to Pauline Greenwood at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Monday 5 June 2023.