Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Teaching Assistant

  • NJC Point 4 - 6
  • £15,222 to £15,735 actual per annum
  • Term time only (39 weeks per year), 28.33 hours per week

 

Are you looking for a fantastic new opportunity?

Westbourne Academy is looking for a Teaching Assistant who strives to share their passion for education with our students and join our dedicated team to uphold the Academy’s vision and values.

About you:-

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is self-motivated, and has a passion for supporting teaching and learning by establishing supportive relationships with students, helping to raise their self-esteem and develop a positive attitude to learning within a secondary Academy.  You will relish the opportunity to work with young people in a vibrant and dynamic learning environment.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, patient and able to use their own initiative, to support students in the classroom to ensure that they are making progress academically, socially and emotionally. Previous experience in a relatable role within an educational establishment is desirable but not essential. This role requires, a grade C/4 or equivalent in English and Maths.

For further information, please see the application pack for the role.

We welcome applications from ambitious candidates, keen to make a difference who have a genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student.

If you have what it takes, you can join an experienced, innovative team with incredible potential – and look forward to a future that could take you anywhere within the Trust’s Twenty-Two schools.

About us: -

Westbourne Academy is not just a school it is a microcosm of the world with students from all around the globe. Between them, they speak 32 languages and their differing perspectives on learning and life makes this a unique academy in which to teach.

We welcome fresh ideas from our teachers and support staff and actively value their creativity and imagination. We are passionate about innovative approaches to pastoral care and education, and we’re always keen to find new ways to support our students’ learning.

About Academy Transformation Trust

We are proud to be a part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies whose mission is to transform the learning, aspirations and opportunities for their pupils and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to staff who are key to their success.

What’s in it for you?

Access to continuous personal development programs. A bespoke platform supporting colleague welfare and benefits, including pension scheme, employee assistance program (EAP), recognition and reward scheme, health cash plan, cycle to work scheme and discounts on many major high street brands.

Are you ready to make a difference and join our journey? If you wish to apply for the role of Teaching Assistant, please complete an online application form.

Westbourne Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023.  We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications.  We are open to Flexible Working.  

Closing date: 09.00am, Thursday 29 February 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed.