Design Technology Technician/Teaching Assistant Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
- Grade 3, SCP 5
- Design Technology Technician - 25 hours, Teaching Assistant - 7 hours (39 weeks)
- Start date
- As soon as possible
Located in the attractive village of Newbold in Chesterfield, a short drive from the beauty of the Peak District in Derbyshire and the thriving city of Sheffield, Outwood Academy Newbold is a school with a clear and persuasive ethos. We believe that children never achieve their full potential if their time at school is wasted, and consequently we expect our staff to bring out the best in each and every student. Our diverse curriculum has something for everyone, with extra guidance for those requiring additional support, and we do whatever it takes to help young people develop a sense of responsibility – towards themselves, each other, their community and the wider world. We are extremely proud of the transformation our academy has started and our welcoming and supportive culture and climate will engage you immediately. If you share our worldview and want to make a real difference to the lives of young people in Chesterfield, you can join us in transforming futures.
Outwood Academy Newbold places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased student attainment, achievement and social and emotional development. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘Students First’.
We are seeking to appoint an energetic, enthusiastic and inspirational DT Technician/Teaching Assistant with a strong commitment to working with young people in an educational setting. In these roles you will support the DT department in the preparation for lessons and assist with practical lessons when required. To assist teachers and support teaching and learning you will be required to work with small groups of students.
We believe that all support staff within our Family of Schools are key posts in terms of securing student success and achievement across a broad range of subjects and experiences. As such we are keen to recruit dedicated and ambitious individuals who will add value to our Academy in both academic terms and through involvement in the fabric of learning and success beyond the classroom.
Required to start as soon as possible, the successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills which will allow them to engage with students and staff. You will also be highly organised and able to manage your time effectively. You should have 5 GCSEs (including English and Maths) or equivalent and be keen to undergo further development/education. Full training and support will be given to the right candidate.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to enhanced DBS Checks.
If you are interested or have any further questions regarding this role, we invite you to contact Iain Combe, Head of DT. We also recommend you visit the academy where you will be very welcome.
For more information and to download application pack, please go www.outwood.com>vacancies. Alternatively, you can contact Gina Skidmore, HR Assistant on 01246 230550 Ext 111. CVs will not be accepted.
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.
Previous applicants need not apply.
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