Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Friday 29 October, 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Rye College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and adaptable Teaching Assistant to join our highly-motivated team. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of background and a desire for all pupils to experience an exceptional education. We want every child to grow and flourish in our care.
Our ideal candidate will:
- Have experience, or interest, in working as a Teaching Assistant;
- Be inclusive in their practice with high expectations of all;
- Have the ability to demonstrate active listening skills
- Consistently and effectively implement agreed behaviour management strategies
- Provide levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils’ needs, encouraging the pupil to stay on task
- Have good communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team; and
- Be a dedicated practitioner with commitment to pupil progress and continual improvement.
In return, we offer:
- A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
- A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
- A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
- A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the pupils’ life chances;
- A school in which the pupils are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful;
- The support of professionals from within an exciting and outward facing educational trust.
We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit to our school prior to application.
Rye College is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.