Teaching Assistant (Grade 3)
(Term Time Only + banked hours)
To start: ASAP
Executive Principal: Paul Hyde Principal: Ray Lau
WANTED: An all rounded individual with Excellent support communication and organisation skills
Why is the post available?
As our numbers of students continue to increase, we are expanding our provision to meet the needs of all learners. We are looking for a high-quality Teaching Assistant, who is versatile in wanting to make a difference to our learners.
What does the post involve?
The main roles and responsibilities will include the following:
• Work under the guidance of the class teacher in planning and implementing work for individuals, groups of students or the whole class
• Support in the management and organisation of the day-to-day operations
• Lead on an area of responsibility
Who are we looking for?
The ideal applicant will have experience of working in a 14 – 19 setting in supporting learners. The individual must be approachable, confident and have excellent communication skills with staff, pupils, parents and other external visitors as required. The applicant will have excellent support skills with different learners. Specialism in SEN, EAL or Management of behaviour are all welcome.
What makes us unique?
Waverley Studio College specialises for students from Year 10-13. We specialise in health and well-being, creative technology and enterprise. We are a small and unique college catering for around 250 students with a family feel and atmosphere that is growing in strength. Our students come from different schools, having different experiences from schools during the Key Stage 3 experience. In addition, we have an increasing number of students from overseas, who newly arrive to the country and we endeavor to accommodate. We pride ourselves on our students, who behave well and are committed to their learning. Our sixth form students do work experience placements every week in the local community. Our curriculum includes an exclusive enrichment programme that develops their character/soft skills.
What does Ofsted say about us?
In January 2017, the school was rated GOOD by Ofsted. The staff, students and the local community are united in working together exceptionally well. Ofsted has recognised the high-quality expectations and provision across the school. ‘In the sixth form, value-added progress is well above, or at least in line with, the national average and students consistently attain the highest possible grades. The close links between the regular work experience that sixth-form students undertake, and their vocational courses are key contributors to their good achievement.’
Are you interested in the role?
Our staff and students are welcoming and inviting. You could pre-arrange a tour around our college or have a conversation. You can download an application and relevant information from our website. The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the schools’ application form will be accepted. Waverley Studio College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with DFE Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment regulations. The college expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 10.00 a.m. on Mon 04th November 2019.
Applications received after this date and time will not be considered. Please note, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
Waverley School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.