Salary: NJC Grade C – £21,189 – £21,968 FTE (This will be paid pro-rata to reflect hours and weeks worked) Working Pattern: This is a part-time, permanent position working 28 hours per week, 39 weeks per year We are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to provide both small group and individual support to students; these students will have a range of additional and special educational needs and disabilities. You would be supporting students in lessons, in our Satellite provision and within our SEND department. The Satellite is a smaller learning academic environment with bespoke ambitious lessons, designed to reduce sensory input and help students reengage with their education. We are looking for individuals who have the vision, energy and resilience to support vulnerable students in overcoming their barriers to learning. If you are reliable, tenacious and enthusiastic, a good communicator, and can demonstrate that you have the relevant skills, training or experience to make a positive difference to the lives of our secondary aged students, we would welcome an application from you. In addition to supporting students, the roles involve some clerical support for the department and lunch and break-time supervision. Previous experience of working with students, preferably in an educational setting, is essential. This is a part-time, permanent position working 28 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. To apply for this role please submit your application online; your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 8th March 2023. Interviews will be held on the week commencing Monday 13th March 2023. All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search. Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.
Our school is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools that actively collaborate to improve children’s outcomes. As a Trust, Ventrus offers excellent career and development opportunities. Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.
At Pilton Community College, we believe that everyone is capable of self-transformation and we actively promote the view that success is gained through hard work and commitment to learning. We believe that education has a pivotal role in helping shape aspirations and in addressing issues of inequality and we are determined to achieve the best possible educational outcomes for our students in order to prepare them for the challenges of life as young adults. Our key aim is to support our young people to develop the skills and abilities that will enable them to succeed and realise their hopes and dreams. We recognise the importance of preparing them for further and higher education according to individual needs and interests, as well as supporting them to succeed in the world of work.