SEN Teaching Assistant Level 1

Teaching Assistants
Full Time - Term Time Only
Temporary from 4th November 2019-31st August 2020
Bluecoat Beechdale Academy, Harvey Road, Nottingham NG8 3GP
Grade 7, Points 5 to 7, £18,795 to £19,554 FTE Actual Salary: £16,138 to £16,790 per annum

Do you want to be part of something amazing?  

Are you a passionate, hard-working, Teaching Assistant who can provide high quality support to pupils with additional needs? Then you could be the person we are looking for. Bluecoat Primary Academy is a developing school which has a clear direction, strong leadership and a well-established set of values.  

We are looking to appoint an excellent and committed Teaching Assistant to contribute to the teaching and learning at Bluecoat Primary Academy. The successful candidates will be self-motivated, confident and be able to work well as part of the Primary team. The successful candidate will support a pupil with additional needs who will be attending our Nursery. 

Bluecoat Primary Academy is at an exciting stage in its development, having been open for just four years, with two more years of growth ahead. When full the school will cater for 420 pupils from F2 to Year 6, with an additional 26 children in Nursery and 4 pupils in our specialist ASD provision.

The school has already built a strong set of values that are at the heart of its work and there is a clear vision for the future. We are currently developing a truly inspiring curriculum that enables children to leave the school with good knowledge, great skills and a breadth of experience that will go alongside their high standards of academic achievement to open up a world of opportunities for pupils in the future. The children we serve at Bluecoat are from very diverse backgrounds and so our approach needs to be flexible, understanding and adaptive whilst staying true to our strong Christian ethos and maintaining focus on our core values. 

To be the best that we can be, we need to employ the best. If you have a strong commitment to supporting teaching and learning; If you can bring out the best in children from a range of backgrounds and with a range of needs; then please call the Head Teacher to find out more about this fantastic opportunity. 

Bluecoat Primary Academy is part of Archway Learning Trust, based in the heart of the city of Nottingham providing high quality learning experiences for our students from the ages 3 – 18. The Trust was previously Bluecoat Academies Trust formed in April 2014 as a result of the very long and successful history of Bluecoat Academy. The Trust comprises of Bluecoat Aspley Academy which includes the Sixth Form, Bluecoat Wollaton Academy, Bluecoat Beechdale Academy, Bluecoat Primary Academy and The Nottingham Emmanuel School. 

For more information about Bluecoat Primary Academy, please visit .

To apply for the role please download the ‘Support Staff Application Form’ from the ‘Vacancies’ section on our website and submit to clearly demonstrating your suitability for the role. 

Closing date: 9am Sunday 29th September 2019

Interview date: Friday 4th October 2019 

If you have any queries, wish to discuss the role informally or undertake a visit to the Primary Academy, please do not hesitate to contact us via email  or telephone 0115 9007200.

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