Teaching Assistant

Transforming Futures Trust

About this role

St Austell, Cornwall

The Supply Register are proud to be working as a managed service provider on behalf of the Transforming Futures Trust. We are working in partnership with the academies within the trusts to accommodate all teaching and classroom support requirements including daily and long-term positions. 

Due to our continued growth, we are looking for eager and energetic Teaching Assistants to support these academies on an ongoing basis. As a Teaching Assistant you will be required to work alongside the schools in St Austell with pupils across a variety of school ages.   

You will be based within the ACE Schools in Cornwall (Part of Transforming Futures Trust) and will be required to assist several schools in the academy, all within a reasonable distance from one another. ACE Schools operates from at least twelve different locations within Devon and Cornwall including Camborne, St Austell and Launceston, which provides education and support services throughout the community to support pupils to access education in schools, community centres, medical facilities or their own homes.

The pupils within these schools have had difficulty thriving in mainstream secondary and special schools or are returning from out of County placements. Every child has a high level of support often including one to one support and bespoke timetables following thematic learning experiences. A wide range of personalised learning in and out of the classroom is designed to engage the student, build resilience and provide the foundation for rapid academic progress. We work very closely with parents and carers and many other support agencies to ensure that the child’s education is paramount.

This position provides you with the opportunity to join our bank of staff for the schools in the St Austell area and the flexibility to choose when you work. If you have an understanding and capacity to manage young people with learning and/or behavioural difficulties and you have a desire to help make a difference to young people’s lives then we would like to hear from you.

Job Purpose

Under the direction/instruction of Senior Leaders, you will provide general support to students and staff, including preparation, routine maintenance of resources/equipment.

Responsibilities

Your key responsibility will be to support students in accessing learning activities in a variety of settings, including vocational placements and Learning Outside the Classroom, as directed by Teachers and Senior Leaders.

These may include:

  • Offering Support and encouragement when participating in learning activities
  • Promoting and demonstrating a positive behaviour model
  • Assisting with the supervision of students during off-site activities, including Training Placements
  • Being aware of, and complying with Policies and Procedures relating to: – Child Protection; Health & Safety; Security; and Confidentiality – reporting all concerns to the Designated Person/s
  • Being aware of, and supporting difference, and ensure all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Providing support for the preparation of, and undertaking of examinations
  • Being an effective role model for the standards of behaviour expected of the students
  • Providing support in the development of IEP’s

General Duties

  • As and when required, to undertake duties in connection with personal hygiene and welfare of students, as directed by teaching staff
  • Provide clerical/admin support, e.g. attendance/absence, typing, photocopying, printing, display, baseline assessment
  • Ensuring maintenance of a clean, safe, and orderly working environment
  • Timely and accurate preparation of routine equipment, resources, materials, as instructed, ensuring quality/safety
  • Undertake record keeping as directed
  • Monitoring and arranging orderly and secure storage of learning resources

Essential

  • GCSE English and Maths (A*-C) or Adult Literacy & Numeracy Level 2 equivalent
  • Driving Licence and Car

Desirable

  • Teaching assistant related qualification
  • Youth work related qualification
  • Other equivalent qualification relevant to children/young people
  • MAPA and or First aid training although training can be provided
  • Level 3 qualification in working with children or young people

The Supply Register is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students, and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.

If you are interested in the role, apply today or for more information regarding the position and any other teaching opportunities across the Supply Register, contact Emily via email (Emily.fry@supplyregister.uk) or give Emily a call on 07563030932. Alternatively, you can visit our website to see what other vacancies and opportunities The Supply Register has for you.

Teaching, Assistant,

Mileage & Expenses

Key Information

£65 — £75 per Day

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