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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
02/10/2020 12:00
£17,523.39 - £19,347.06 actual
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Job details 

Closing date:
2 Oct

Further information

Sedgefield Community College
Hawthorn Road
TS21 3DD

Enhanced Teaching Assistant
Grade 5, Points 7-12
£19,554 – £21,589 full time equivalent, £17,523.39 – £19,347.06 actual
Term Time Only plus 10 days

The Trustees are seeking to appoint an Enhanced Teaching Assistant for Sedgefield Community College with effect from November 2020 or sooner if possible.

Would you like to progress your career in an academy recently judged by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’, an academy where both student achievement and attitudes to learning are amongst the best in the entire North East and Cumbria region? Would you also like to work in a fantastic, recently built academy, set in one of County Durham’s most scenic areas? If the answer to each of these questions is ‘yes’ then Sedgefield Community College could be right for you.

We are seeking to add to our existing team of Enhanced Teaching Assistants someone who has the ability and motivation to help students overcome barriers that may otherwise prevent them from achieving as highly as their peers. A flexible and determined mindset are essential, as is the consistent expectation of the highest standards regardless of the situation. However, it is also expected that the person appointed will care passionately about student well-being, and will be someone that students recognise will both hold them to account for their work ethic and attitude, but at the same time will help and support them at times of difficulty.

Laidlaw Schools Trust is a growing multi academy trust in the North East of England, serving children and families in Sedgefield, the west of Newcastle and in Pennywell, Sunderland. We pride ourselves in being a progressive, inclusive trust that supports every child to develop their talents whatever they may be and to reach their academic potential. It is important that as a learning organisation we adapt and change to the needs of our pupils. We take care to value and develop all colleagues to make sure they can do their very best for children across the Trust’s schools. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers

Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the Academy office on 01740 617777 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Penny Walmsley, Headteacher’s P.A. p.walmsley@sedgefield.cc

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 2nd October 2020

Candidates who have not been contacted by 8th October 2020 may assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interviews will take place: 8th October 2020

Applications should be returned to: personnel@sedgefield.cc

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

Please note the we do not accept CV’s

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