Teaching Assistant 1:1

at Nether Stowe School

Start Date:As soon as possibleContract Type:Full Time, Temporary
Salary:(£20,043 – £21,269) Full Time Equivalent (actual salary £15,345.54 – £16,284.21 per annum)Closing Date:9.00 am Monday 23rd May 2022
Interview Date:To be confirmed

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing six secondary schools, 11 primary schools, a Teaching School Hub, and School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.  Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, North Warwickshire and Coventry.  A further two primary schools will join the ATLP in the near future.

TEACHING ASSISTANT 1:1

Full Time, Temporary contract, required until 31st August 2023

Term time only

Required as soon as possible

A vacancy for a Teaching Assistant has arisen within our Multi Academy Trust.  This is a Specialist Teaching Assistant role, supporting a hearing impaired student on a 1:1 basis.

The role involves:  You will be joining a dedicated, hardworking learning support team who are passionate in providing first rate support to students across the school.  Your focus will be on supporting our student with their studies in education, so they can fully access classroom learning.  Making a positive difference to their learning experience and personal development. You will be critical in liaising with all stakeholders, in particular parents and carers. Specifically you will work alongside the SENCO and Assistant SENCO.  You will liaise with class teachers to provide appropriate pre-learning support as well as differentiated learning materials.

Salary:                 (£20,043 – £21,269) Full Time Equivalent (actual salary £15,345.54 – £16,284.21 per annum)

Location:             The role will be based at Nether Stowe School, St. Chads Road, Lichfield, WS13                              7NB

Hours:                  32.5 hours per week, term time only.

Start Date:          Required as soon as possible


What you will need to succeed

  • To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools
  • Be committed to keeping our students safe
  • Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people
  • Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with students, staff, parents and carers
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role
  • Experience of supporting hearing impaired students with their studies in education and an understanding of their different needs is advantageous.

What you will get in return

  • Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training and progression opportunities across our schools
  • A competitive salary
  • Competitive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • 3 paid Professional Development Days

What you need to do now

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Miss D Sullivan: dsullivan@netherstowe.com or Mrs L Findlay: lfindlay@netherstowe.com   

Completed applications should include an application form and a letter of application no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining ‘what skills and experience you have that make you suitable for the role’.

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@atlp.org.uk

Closing date:  9.00 am Monday 23rd May 2022

Interview date: To be confirmed

We continue to adhere to the government’s advice and guidance for education settings, ensuring appropriate risk assessments are in place to allow for safe working practices.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

Please note we do not accept CV’s, application will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation https://atlp.org.uk/files/2022/01/ATLP-Safeguarding-and-Child-Protection-Sept-2021-FINAL.pdf