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Teaching Assistant - Longspee Academy

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  • Post Ref: LSS/18/16311
  • Department: Academy Schools
  • Division: Ambitions Academy Trust
  • Section: Longspee Academy
  • Salary details: Bournemouth Grade 3, Point 13-16 per annum £13,964-£14,709 (already pro- rata) (£17,391 - £18,319 FTE)
  • Employment Status: Part Time
  • Hourly Rate:
  • Hours: 35 hours per week, Working weeks: 39
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Working Weeks:
  • Closing date: 28 September 2018
  • Interview date: 11th October 2018
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Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities.

Contract type: 1 Year Fixed Term

Longspee Academy is seeking to employ enthusiastic, skilled and experienced Teaching Assistants to support vulnerable learners. The successful candidates will have a flexible approach, knowledge and experience of working with children KS1-3 who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. Experience in working with children who have autism would be an advantage.

The post requires someone who is highly resilient, able to work well as a member of a successful team and someone who has highly developed interpersonal skills and a good sense of humour. In addition, they will be highly organised and have excellent communication skills.

It is the intention of Ambitions Academies Trust to use its resources flexibly to meet the needs of pupils. All staff are therefore allocated to a place of work, however, Ambitions Academies Trust reserves the right to require staff to support the needs of our pupils throughout the Academy as appropriate. This may involve re-location. This is not anticipated to be frequent or indeed regular but you should be aware of this requirement.

Application is by Application Form to Longspee Academy, outlining experience and skills relevant to the post.
For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Gavin O’Connell, Associate Principal.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.

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