Teaching Assistant Outwood Academy Ripon, Ripon

Salary
Actual salary £10,435 - £10,831
Hours
27 hours, 39 weeks
Start Date
As soon as possible

Outwood Academy Ripon, welcomes applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for these rewarding roles. Historic Ripon may be the third smallest city in Britain, but its home to one of the country’s best performing academies. In our last OFSTED inspection (January 2016) we were judged outstanding in all areas. Ofsted recognise that ‘Outstanding teaching is at the root of students’ excellent achievement’ and ‘the excellent behaviour of students contributes to an outstanding climate for learning’.

Starting as soon as possible, we are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and inspiring Teaching Assistants with a real passion for working with young people. We offer an exciting opportunity to enhance an already highly successful and motivated team, characterised by an ambitious drive for excellence centered on the academy’s motto ‘Students First’. You will have the initiative and vision, to deliver excellence and have a clear focus on creating an environment to achieve outstanding outcomes for our students. You will support the teaching and learning to raise standards and transform our students’ life choices.

The purpose of this role is to carry out a range of duties to enable students with learning, behavioural and emotional needs to fully access standard and differentiated curriculum activities. This is a very rewarding role and the post holders also work closely with all other members of the Inclusion team to promote high standards of inclusion and learning outcomes. Additionally there are opportunities to develop ones experience and skills to progress within the department.

As an experienced Teaching Assistant you will be extremely well organised, IT literate and have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. It would be advantageous to be qualified to NVQ3 or equivalent and have experience of supporting students with specific needs. Experience of testing for access arrangements would be an advantage.

Duties will include:
• Working with the teacher to facilitate the teaching and learning of students with SEN
• Planning and producing accurate reports, analysing data to contribute to reviews and target setting as necessary.
• Responsible for the use and upkeep of all equipment used by individual students to support their learning needs.
• Undertake 1: and small group work and withdrawal support as necessary.
• Liaise with parents, outside agencies and other professionals as necessary.
• Monitor individual pupil’s conditions and concerns, and report as necessary.

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted. If you have any questions regarding the post, please email Vinutha Chandrashekar, HR Assistant at v.chandrashekar@ripon.outwood.com or telephone 01765 604564. Applications on-line at https://recruitment.outwood.com.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early. Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

The closing date for applications is 21st November at 12 noon

Interviews are anticipated to be held from w/c 26th November 2018

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W/c 26th November

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