Hours of work: 32.5 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: 12 noon, Tuesday 01 February 2022
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Workplace Alternative Provision Free School as part of The Sabden Multi Academy Trust
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Teaching Assistant 3 - Mentor
Permanent – Term Time Only
32.5 hours per week
39 weeks worked per year/46 weeks paid per year
Grade 4 - SSP 9-10 (FTE £18,933 to £19,312)
Pro rata, starting salary from £14,711 p.a.
The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, based across East Sussex, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision, a vocational free school and one of five teaching schools within East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement. Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.
The Workplace is a newly opened AP Free school, focussing on our founding principles of rigour, enterprise, industry driven & partnerships and offering high quality vocational education in industry standard settings alongside high quality delivery of Maths, English and Science. The school offers full-time education to students who require a curriculum beyond the mainstream offer. The School is part of the SABDEN MAT, a successful MAT specialising in SEMH and AP education.
We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant 3 – Mentors, into our expanding team. The role of the Teaching Assistant 3 - Mentor is a key position, supporting a number of vocational areas and core subjects. Mentors offer classroom support, pastoral support and work with class teachers to develop meaningful programmes. Mentors support the vocational tutors as part of the tutor team and act as a supportive contact for all students.
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and supportive person with an interest in at least one of the following areas: Construction/Automotive/Hospitality/Core & Academic subjects. Whilst experience of working with young people would be advantageous, the ability to develop and sustain meaningful relationships is key. You should be willing to learn, and keen to develop and appropriate training will be provided for the right candidate.
The successful candidate will be joining a Trust and school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where your professional development is highly valued.
The hours of work are Monday – Friday, from at least 8.30am –3.30pm (working hours to be discussed at interview and agreed on successful appointment). We are a friendly and supportive team, with additional benefits, such as free daily lunch.
For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies
Please send completed applications to email@example.com
For further information about The Workplace and the Trust, please visit SABDEN’s website here: www.sabden.org.uk
The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).
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.