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TEACHING ASSISTANT

TEACHING ASSISTANT

SALARY: PPS4, £19,183 PER ANNUM (PRO RATA £14,406 PER ANNUM)

HOURS: 32.5 HOURS PER WEEK, 39 WORKING WEEKS PER YEAR

PERMANENT

START DATE: JANUARY 2022

Willoughby Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and inspiring Teaching Assistant to join their team.  The successful candidate should have previous experience in supporting children with additional educational needs.

This vacancy would suit individuals who are passionate about working with children, supporting them to develop from both an academic and social perspective. The successful candidates should have previous experience in supporting children with additional educational needs. English and Maths GCSE grade A-C are essential.

Willoughby Academy is an all needs, through Academy (2 – 19) for students with moderate, severe, profound and complex needs.  We offer a highly supportive learning environment with excellent facilities. Enthusiasm combined with energy and perseverance are a prerequisite; as is the desire to be involved in all aspects of the development of an outstanding Special Academy. All Willoughby staff are dedicated and committed to delivering the best educational opportunities and outcomes for all our pupils. 

Willoughby Academy is a member of The Priory Federation of Academies Trust, an established and supportive MAT. Our scale allows both flexibility and creativity in terms of career development, with permanent and secondment opportunities across our academies allowing exciting career pathways.  We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our pupils and we are equally committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our support staff benefit from annual appraisals, access to CPD opportunities, our Trust Employee Benefits Programme and excellent support from our HR team.

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed.  Please make an appointment by contacting Susan Burns via email: sburns@prioryacademies.co.uk.

The job description and person specification can be found in the documents located below. Please complete our online application form under Vacancies at Support Staff Application.  CVs are not accepted. 

For expressions of interest, from colleagues within the Trust, please complete the internal application form on the Trust website at The Priory Federation of Academies Trust - Internal Application Form (prioryacademies.co.uk)

Closing date for applications:  9am, Monday 29th November 2021

The Priory Federation of Academies Trust strictly adheres to UK-GDPR regulations. In order to complete your application for this position you will be required to read and agree to the terms of our privacy statement. This will be available for you to read when you commence your application.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.