Teaching assistant – One to One Springwood High School
Springwood High School have a vacancy for a Pupil specific Teaching assistant
28.75 to 30.92 hours/week,
Monday – Friday, Term time plus 1 week – 39 weeks per year
Start date Sept 2023 to August 2024 – This is a temporary contract with the possibility of being extended
Salary £10.98/hour. Approx £ 14,098 to £ 15,162 (FTE £ 21,189/per year based on a 37hr week Please note the Salary will be pro rata)
As a Pupil Specific Teaching Assistant, you will be working with a specific student(s) with special educational needs, implementing the strategies and advice included in their Education, Health and Care Plan or Learning Profile. You will support students across the curriculum.
You will work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of the student(s) while also promoting their independence, self-esteem, and social inclusion. You will provide support so that they can access the curriculum, participate in learning, and experience a sense of achievement.
You will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills, the belief that all students, regardless of their personal circumstances can excel and the ability to set high expectations in order to motivate and inspire.
Working to address the needs of named pupil/pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning.& helping them stay engaged and on track during each lesson.
For a job description, person specification and application form please visit https://www.westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk
West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the post holder will share this responsibility, therefore appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check with barred list. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but Exceptions Order may apply.
How to Apply
Visits or an informal discussion are welcome in the first instance. To arrange, please email email@example.com or call 01553 773393
To apply please complete an application form (this is in 3 parts – all of which need completing – see the application guidance notes for more information) and email this to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively post your application to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW.
Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a viable field be met before the application closing date. Potential applicants are therefore advised to submit their application form as soon as possible for consideration.
Closing Date for Applications: 23-Jun-2023
Springwood High School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust
With more than a hundred years of history, Springwood provides an education for boys and girls aged between eleven and eighteen in King's Lynn.
We are a comprehensive school with Specialist Performing Arts Status and a long history of providing an excellent education to pupils in West Norfolk.
Our School is part of West Norfolk Academies Trust, dedicated to ensuring that every student gains the best qualifications possible. We believe that excellent academic qualifications provide each student with the best life chances and opportunities to ensure a successful and fulfilled future. In the last two years the percentage of students gaining 5 higher grades including English and Maths has risen significantly.
We have a high expectation of both our teachers and our students, set challenging targets for all and support each other to achieve them. We work hard to monitor accurately the progress of students, celebrate academic success and intervene where necessary.
A positive attitude to learning is an essential aspect of academic success. Our teachers regularly assess how engaged each learner is in their studies using an attitude to learning score. We celebrate students who have a good attitude to their studies and actively encourage those who need to improve in this area.
We offer a wide range of opportunities, both within and beyond the classroom – it is vital that every student participates in other areas of school life. Springwood expects every student to take part in other aspects of our offer to them including;
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Numerous foreign visits and exchanges
To view our latest OFSTED report please visit http: //www.springwoodhighschool.co.uk
We are part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust whose aim is to challenge and support a small group of schools to provide an excellent education for the young people of West Norfolk.
The Trust works in a supportive partnership with Primary and Secondary schools with each school maintaining their unique identity and ethos.
The schools work together to ensure maximum benefit for all students through economies of scale and shared resources.
The Trust clear strategic vision for the future is based around four key areas:
Maximising student achievement
Ensuring each student is engaged with the school
Ensuring our students have access to world class resources
Delivering outstanding teaching and learning
Friday 23 June 2023
West Norfolk Academies Trust
Mr A Johnson
DFE SCHOOL NO.
West Norfolk Academies Trust