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Teaching Assistant

Reference: SEP20216916
Expiry date: 08:00, 11 October 2021
Location: Compass Belton
Salary: £16,466.00 - £16,795.00 Per Annum
Attachments: TeachingAssistantJob-ApplicantPack.pdf

Compass Belton
Bell Lane
Great Yarmouth
NR31 9LD

Tel: 01493 923122
Email: hr@unityeducationtrust.uk 
Website:  www.unityeducationtrust.uk

•    Salary– Scale D  Point 5 £16,466 to Point 6 £16,795
•    Part Time – 37HPW 
•    Term Time +1
•    Required ASAP

We are looking for individuals with a passion for supporting young people to be successful in their learning.

The Short Stay School for Norfolk is a single countywide institution which meets the needs of a diverse cohort of vulnerable young people from 9 physical locations. Most of our young people have been permanently excluded from school and are preparing for an onward transition to a new school or specialist provision.

The Compass Belton educates young people between the ages of 5-16 who have a wide range of complex social, emotional and mental health needs.  We currently have two vacancies, one permanent and one Temporary.

Applications are encouraged from people who have: 

  • Experience of and commitment to working in an educational setting.
  • An adaptive, consistent and kind approach to supporting pupils to achieve their best.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build positive and professional relationships with pupils, parents/carers and multi agencies
  • Positive behaviour management skills and are prepared to support pupils individually, in groups and whole class settings.
  • A level of resilience and an exemplary attendance record.
  • A commitment to training- we care about your training and development and offer regular CPD to enhance your professional skills.
  • The attitude of really wanting to make a difference to the lives of our young people
  • A team player

This is not a traditional teaching assistant role. This would suit candidates with experience of alternative education and/or youth work. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our supportive, dedicated and hardworking team
Visits to Compass Belton are encouraged and welcomed or if you would like more information please contact James Moss on james.moss@sssfn.org.uk

How to apply

Please click on the orange "Apply for job" button, enter your name, e-mail address and tick the box, then click the "Apply now" button.  After a few seconds, you should be presented with an on-line application form to complete.

You will be able to save your partially completed form and complete later following the link you will be emailed.

Please ensure you submit your completed form before the closing date/time.

No CVs accepted – Please complete an official application form if you wish to be considered for this role.

Closing date:               Monday 11th October 2021, 8am
Interview date:             TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation and/or age. We value the individuality and creativity that every worker potentially brings to the workforce.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.  Proof of qualifications is compulsory. 

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.