Teaching Assistant

Ryde Academy

  • £19076.11 - £20045.99 per annum
  • Ryde, Isle of Wight / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

NJC 3-6 £22,737- £23,893 FTE per annum

£19,076.11 – £20,045.99 Actual salary per annum + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

36.25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, Permanent

Working 8:15 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday (a 3pm finish may also be considered)

September 2024 start date

Due to our continued growth and popularity, we are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our SEN Department and play a vital role in supporting the young people in our academy, making a positive impact on their lives.

Working with young people from Year 7 to 11, you will build positive relationships with students, providing support where they need it. The role is varied and will require you to:

  • Provide efficient and high quality support to all students.
  • Promote the inclusion of all students.
  • Work in liaison with the class teacher to support students and target identified learning needs.
  • Provide practical support in the classroom to students who have recognised learning needs, supporting them to achieve their potential.
  • Work with subject teachers to ensure lesson materials are used effectively in order for students to make the expected progress towards their target levels.
  • The successful applicant will have good literacy and numeracy skills and will have the ability to relate well to both children and adults.

Ryde Academy, based on the Isle of Wight, is an 11 to 18 years Secondary Academy and is sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). The school is set in spacious grounds in the town of Ryde which is a short walk from the local esplanade; providing excellent transport links to Portsmouth and Southsea. In 2017, Ryde Academy had a new multi-million-pound school building built on the existing site, with a student capacity of 1,500.

Known as the “Garden Isle” because of its beautiful landscape, unspoilt beaches, rugged coastline and beautiful countryside; the Isle of Wight is a perfect place to raise a family. Ryde Academy is easily commutable from the south coast with excellent transport links in Ryde to Portsmouth and Southsea.

The role is due to commence September 2024.

Closing date:20th July 2024.

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible.

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. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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