The de Ferrers Academy - Teaching Assistant (Level 2)

Role:

Teaching Assistant – Level 2 (2 positions available)

Salary:

DFT Grade 3 - £21,575.00 – £21,968.00

Pro-rata - £18,652.57 - £18,992.33 for the hours advertised

Hours:

37 hours at 39.2 weeks, Term Time plus INSET days.

Contract Type:

Permanent

Start Date:

As soon as possible

The de Ferrers Academy 

Location: Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0LL

The de Ferrers Academy is a part of The de Ferrers Trust. We are a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

Following on from 10 years as a specialist Technology College, de Ferrers became an Academy in January 2011. It has grown into a large, split-site, co-educational institution catering for the full range of students from ages 11-18. In 2015 de Ferrers became the first school of The de Ferrers Trust (a Multi Academy Trust).

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

At The de Ferrers Academy we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day. 

The Candidate

We are looking to appoint an Teaching Assistant, who really cares about helping students to succeed. We are looking for someone who is kind, reliable and has a passion for working in the classroom, or one to one, is enthusiastic and builds rapport well with staff and students alike.

To be successful in this role you will have knowledge of current practises on supporting children’s learning and behaviour management strategies as well as a good understanding of areas of learning such as literacy, numeracy, and science. You will hold a NVQ for Teaching assistants or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience.

We have 2 positions available.

An ideal position if you are considering a career in teaching. It will give you an opportunity to see different teaching and learning styles as well as experience and appreciate  wider school life. You will have the ability to attend  the de Ferrers Trust 'Teacher training seminars'.

TA apprenticeship available.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve.  We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

An ideal position if you are considering a career in teaching. It will give you an opportunity to see different teaching and learning styles as well as experience and appreciate  wider school life. You will have the ability to attend  the de Ferrers Trust 'Teacher training seminars'.

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

·       Cycle to Work Scheme

·       Employee Assistance Programme

·       Discounted Gym Membership

·       BHSF Healthcare Scheme

Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy on 01283 247700.

How to Apply:

Start date: As soon as possible

You can apply directly to the Trust People Team via the Trust website www.deferrerstrust.com and email your application to careers@deferrerstrust.com. You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: This is an open advert. Once a suitable candidate(s) has been found this advert will close.

Please ensure to regularly check your junk/spam folder for any correspondence in relation to the progress of your application.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 247700 and ask to speak to Sarah Wain, HR Officer.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Documents

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Application form Support Staff 01st Sep 2022 Download
Recruitment Monitoring Form 16th Feb 2022 Download
Teaching Assistant L2 JDPS 16th Feb 2022 Download