De Ferrers Academy
Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire
£13,998.00 - £14,844.00
08 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Trent Campus, St Mary's Drive

Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0LL

Tel: 01283 239936

Principal: Mr N A Holmes, BA NPQH

11-18 Co-educational: 2012 on Roll: 320 in the Sixth Form

This is a superb opportunity to join the support staff of this vibrant and successful Academy Trust. 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and versatile person for the following role:


37 hours per week, Mon-Fri (term time only)

Grade 4 ~ Actual salary £13,998.00 - £14,844.00 per annum

The de Ferrers Academy has gained a reputation for high levels of academic achievement, demonstrated by another extremely successful year for our students at GCSE and A-level, being the best on record.  We have a positive ethos and excellent staff/student relationships, together with a commitment to the personal and professional development of our staff.   In recent years, the Academy has developed a national reputation for innovation and success in Learning technologies and ICT.  

The Academy is an Apple Regional Training Centre, with 1:1 use of iPads for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students.  

The Academy is looking to appoint for two roles, one being a permanent position, and the other a temporary post commencing January 2017 until the end of the academic year.  These posts offer a varied and rewarding roles within the Academy, working under the guidance of teaching staff providing support and management of students, both in the classroom and outside the main teaching area. Candidates should possess NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent and have a good understand of areas of learning.  Should you require further details regarding the role, a full job description is available on the Academy website.

 All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the Academy, to tour and meet with members of the faculty, and meet with our students.  We are situated on the rural outskirts of Burton upon Trent, within easy access of Birmingham, Nottingham and Derby. As the academy of choice for our local area, you will feel part of a supported community and, most importantly, a warm and friendly environment in which to educate our young people.  We offer an employee reward package which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant.   

This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate.   

To apply for this role, please complete a support staff application form. 

This can be accessed via the Academy's website, or alternatively please contact Karen Mills on 01283 239936.  

Please note completed applications should be received by 9:00 am on the closing date.

Closing date: Thursday 3rd November 2016

Interview date: Monday 7th November 2016