Teaching Assistant with Responsibility for Personal Hygiene Care Outwood Academy Carlton, Barnsley

£12,924 to £13,586
Grade 3 SCP 5/6
Contract type
Working patterns
Part time
30 hours (39 weeks) term time plus 5 days
Start date
September 2020

Outwood Academy Carlton
Teaching Assistant with Responsibility for Personal Hygiene Care
30 hours, (the working hours will be flexible to fit TA timetabling needs)
Term Time Plus 5 inset days (39weeks)
Grade 3 point 5-6 £12924 - £13586.10

Please note that the person specification must be met for all essential criteria for individuals to be shortlisted for interview.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust, seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.

Overall purpose of the post is to work closely with a particular student with specialist needs and as part of a team within the School. To promote the learning and welfare of students by providing practical and learning support to students, including those with special needs, under the direction of a class teacher/Inclusion Manager

This role with be a combination aspects from both a Teaching Assistant role and a Health Care Assistant role. Please consider both job descriptions and person specifications before applying for the post.
Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, able to work as part of a team and committed to making a difference to improving the life chances of our students.
Achieving Academy status in February 2016 as part of the Outwood Grange Academies Trust, Outwood Academy Carlton is going from strength to strength. Based in the attractive village of Carlton, we offer an exceptional education and are enjoying significant improvement across every key measure and in every subject. In January 2019, Ofsted noted that “Leaders at all levels are resolute in their belief that pupils are entitled to the highest quality of education and this is reflected in their actions. Capacity for improvement in the future is strong”.
You can help us take things to the next level.

Outwood Academy Carlton is situated in North East Barnsley and is easily accessible from South and West Yorkshire, with Wakefield, Sheffield, Doncaster, Huddersfield and Pontefract all within commuting distance. We are just 5 miles from the M1.

Outcomes for students have improved hugely over the last 4 years across all measures; for example, the proportion of students achieving a grade 4 or better in English and mathematics has risen by over 30% during this period. We are now performing at or above the national average across the board and are one of the top performing schools in Barnsley. Outcomes will continue to improve, with Ofsted stating that “Attainment and progress demonstrate rapid improvement for current pupils”.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ judgement in our recent Ofsted inspection. Inspectors recognised that “Staff morale is high” and that “A well-considered programme of professional development ensures that staff continuously improve their skills and knowledge”. We are very proud of the way in which we have transformed the school in every possible way and you can be part of the next stage of our journey.

Ofsted praised the behaviour of our students and we pride ourselves on the behaviour of our students, both in lessons and around the site. Critically, the excellent focus and engagement of our students allows teachers to teach and students to succeed.

If you would like any further information or would like to visit, by arrangement, to see lessons and witness the rapid improvement that has already occurred, please contact us using the details opposite.

Outwood Academy Carlton 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 required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

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 Academy Carlton

Royston Lane, Barnsley, S71 3EW

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01226 728494
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