Teaching Assistant – ‘SEMH’ specialism

Scale point 16-18 £17,419 - £18,070 per annum (£13,277-£13,774 pro rata)
15 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Thornaby Academy is part of the newly formed Teesside Learning Trust, a Multi Academy Trust which was established on 1st September 2016. Teesside Learning Trust is comprised of two Primary Academies in Redcar and Cleveland, and two Secondary Academies, Thornaby Academy in Stockton and Freebrough Academy in Redcar and Cleveland.

Led by a strong and effective Board of Trustees, Teesside Learning Trust is ambitious for all of our students and is keen to establish itself as a centre of excellence in the North East region. Students benefit from the resources and expertise across the four schools within the Trust and we are in a great position to develop a smooth and seamless transition between primary and secondary schools for our students. Being part of a much bigger entity also brings opportunities for the development of staff and succession planning opportunities

Our aim is to be recognised as an outstanding provider of education and we are committed to appointing outstanding practitioners to join us on this exciting journey.

Teaching Assistant – ‘SEMH’ specialism (ref TH1702)

Salary: Scale point 16-18 £17,419 - £18,070 per annum (£13,277-£13,774 pro rata)

Start date: 30th October 2017 or sooner

Contract type: 32.5 hours per week, Term Time plus 5 days (PD days)

Shift pattern: Monday to Thursday 8.30am-3.30pm and Friday 8.30am-3.15pm

At Thornaby Academy we aim to provide an exciting and inspirational environment for young people to learn and succeed. The staff at the Academy work closely as a team to support and guide our young people as they experience a diverse and challenging curriculum which will provide them with every opportunity to achieve their personal best.

The Academy has an immediate opening for a Teaching Assistant who has previously worked with students who have Autism, Physical Disabilities or other Complex learning needs. The successful candidate will join a team who are committed to improving the education of students who need additional support with their social, emotional and/or mental health.

For further information on the role and an application pack, please visit the ‘current vacancies’ section of our website.

Closing date: Noon on Monday, 2nd October 2017.

Interviews: w/c 9th October 2017 or 16th October 2017.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of our pre-employment checks.

Thornaby Academy is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.