Join the Nexus team as a Teaching Assistant (Bank)
Post title: Teaching Assistant (Bank)
Salary and grade: £10.24 Per Hour
Hours: Bank Staff
Closing Date: 1st May 2022
Line manager/s: Class Teacher/Senior Leadership Team on assignment
Nexus Multi Academy Trust has exciting opportunities for enthusiastic, child-centered individuals to make a first step toward a career in schools by joining us to deliver excellent teaching support in our amazing academies.
As an award winning and rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust, Nexus are proud to be launching our very own internal pool of bank staff to increase flexibility to our schools’ workforce.
We have a range of roles available for teaching assistants in some of the best special schools and primary schools across South Yorkshire, from Nursery to Further Education.
We are searching for confident, adaptable and enthusiastic individuals with an interest in the education sector. We have opportunities for part time and full-time employees which can lead to long-term roles with the potential to become permanent after 6 months
Perhaps you are a future aspiring teacher, a recent graduate or looking to enter the education sector. You may be an experienced Teaching Assistant looking to work flexibly and have the opportunity to work across multiple locations to challenge and develop your practice.
- Relevant experience supporting children will be taken into consideration
- Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification is ideal, but not essential
- Have a passion for working with children with SEND
- Resilience, patience, creativity and empathy
As a bank Teaching Assistant, your responsibilities will include supervising activities in the classroom and supporting pupils who need learning support, under the leadership of a qualified teacher. Additionally, you may be required to support pupils outside the classroom in 1:1s or focus group sessions, or supervise lunch or break duty.
If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you.
About the Trust
Founded in 2016 with a large network of academies across South Yorkshire, the vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “Learning together, to be the best we can be.” This vision drives our commitment to making our Trust a great place to be, work, and learn.
We are forward thinking and innovative with collaboration, enrichment and improvement enshrined within our day to day practice. Please see a copy of our most recent prospectus on our website Nexus Multi Academy Trust | Special Schools Across Yorkshire (nexusmat.org)
What you can expect
- An exciting opportunity to join a newly established staff bank and flexibly manage your own schedule, set your own travel preferences and work experience;
- A Real Living Wage employer, with above average pay rates and holiday pay allowance;
- Access to CPD with safeguarding and induction training provided free of charge;
- Various roles available including day to day supply cover, short term sick cover or long-term roles with the opportunity for permanent job vacancies and employment contracts;
- A clear career pathway supported by structured learning and development, which includes apprenticeships and other accredited learning routes.
How to Apply
To apply please complete an application form. Completed application forms are to be returned via email or post to Joanna Hedge (Human Resources) firstname.lastname@example.org or postal address: Nexus Multi Academy Trust, 1st Floor, Unit A06, Magna 34 Business Park Temple Road, Rotherham, S60 1FG
All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
Please note for a bank contract there is no guarantee of hours and locations of work can vary from week to week across our academies.
Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.
This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service and can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
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