Teaching Assistants

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Teaching / Learning Assistants
South East England
£19,917 to £21,984 per annum
Salary Description:
salary pro rata
Academies Enterprise Trust
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36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Aylward Academy is part of London Academies Enterprise Trust (LAET). Our objective is to provide all students with a first class education. Why? Because we believe that a solid education is vital in today's world. We recognise that every student has different needs and that it's our job to meet them. We not only educate students about life, we prepare them for life. Whatever a student's ambition, we will give them the best possible start.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and dedicated member of staff to work with a range of students with a variety of special educational needs including social /communication difficulties. The ideal candidates will have had previous experience of working in a secondary school. You will require a student-centred approach, good initiative and be able to work well both within a team and independently.

We are an inclusive Academy where all staff make reasonable adjustments to ensure students are able to access the curriculum and make their expected progress. We currently have 20 students with EHCPs.

A large number of students on our SEN register have needs around Speech, Language and Communication. We also have a number of students with SEMH and moderate difficulties around Cognition and Learning.

We promote high incidence, SEN friendly classrooms where staff have consistent routines to ensure that students feel safe and secure in their learning environment. Our Nurture provision is tailored for Y7 and 8 pupils to ensure they make rapid progress prior to joining mainstream classes. We run a number of high quality provisions including RML, Project, Talkabout, Catch Up Numeracy and Lego Therapy to name a few.

We place strong emphasis on professional development and believe a culture of shared leadership teamed with an unwavering passion for teaching and learning are at the heart of what we do.

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners - to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

These positions are fixed term for the duration of the students attendance at the school and are required 01 September 2017. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 3 July 2017.

Closing date: Wednesday 28 June 2017.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's.

For further information on this position and to make an application please visit: https://www.hirewire.co.uk/SG/1058184/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=77181

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as par

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Academies Enterprise Trust
Tel: 020 387 43095
Contact: Aylward Academy

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