Teaching Assistant / Learning Leader

Part Time

  • Reference: Teaching Assistant / Learning Leader
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Salary: 13,648.00
  • Added on: 8th November 2019
  • Apply by: 22nd November 2019
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33.5 hours per week ((term time 38 weeks)

Actual Starting Salary: £13,648.00 based on a full time equivalent of £17,668.00

Exeter Deaf Academy ("the Academy") is a charity that provides essential specialist education and residential care to Deaf young people. We are at an exciting time in our 190 year history as we build a brand new world-class Deaf Academy in Exmouth, Devon, due to open in April 2020. This facility will help our amazing Deaf students thrive. It will break down barriers to Deaf young people, bring communities together and enable familites to thrive. 

The Academy provides nurturing education and care tailored to the individual needs od Deaf young people. The sense of belonging to an inspiring bilingual community transforms students as they develop language skills and journey towards independence and fulfilling their own potential.

What we will offer:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Term time working.
  • Life assurance scheme.
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with an employer contribution rate of 8%.
  • Long-term career development within a forward thinking and innovative organisation. 
  • Sponsorship to achieve BSL qualifications up to level 3.
  • The chance to work within a modern and vibrant environment, which has been designed to vastly improve the learning opportunities for Deaf young people.
  • The opportunity to join a committed team of professionals working together to secure high achievement for all our students. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute effectivly to teacher planning and preparation of lessons.
  • Monitor pupil's participation and progress, providing feedback to teachers and giving constructive support to pupils as they learn.
  • Communicate effectively and sensitively with pupils to support their learning.
  • Promote and support the inclusion of deaf pupils and all pupils in their learning activities.
  • To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults responsible for (or come into contact with) in accordance with the Academy's Safeguarding Policy & Procedures.
  • Contribute to planning, recording and implementation of SSPs.

Key Requirements:

  • Successful experience of working within an Education setting.
  • Within the parameters of this role, be able and prepared to prioritise, initiate and deliver intervention strategies.
  • Ability to relate well to students, colleagues, other professionals and parents.
  • Working knowledge of National/Foundation Stage curriculum and other relevant learning strategies.

To find out more information about this unique opportunity, click here for the job description or contact the HR department on employment@exeterdeafacademy.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 22 November at 12pm

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS check is required.

The Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff.

(Registered Charity No. 1124523)

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