Level 2 Teaching Assistant

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Closing Date Friday 7th December 2018

Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for an exciting new challenge?

Join us in an innovative academy on our journey to outstanding.

The governors and the sponsor of the academy, Northern Education Trust, are now seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant, to provide high quality support to students, and assist teachers.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent practitioner with a passion for learning and developing a child's talents whilst meeting their needs through a range of strategies that can support their inclusion. Working within a team under the direction of our SENCO, the successful candidates will be energetic and determined, empathetic but assertive. The ideal candidate will be skilled in the use of ICT and practical activities to enhance learning and will be fully committed to helping students achieve high standards of academic success.

In 2018 we achieved our best ever GCSE results. This places us as the top school for Progress 8 in Stockton Local Authority. The percentage of students achieving a grade 5 in English and Maths increased by 26 percentage points to 61% with 76% achieving a grade 4 in both.

The Grangefield Academy is part of Northern Education Trust, a nationally recognised and trusted academy sponsor with vast experience of school improvement, and specialised experience in all aspects of education.

We can offer you:

  • An excellent opportunity for career progression both within the Academy and the Trust.
  • An ambitious leadership team with a clear vision for the Academy.
  • High quality new academy building and facilities opened in April 2016.
  • Students with a desire to achieve.

For further information, enquiries or if you would like to visit our academy please contact the Principal's PA, Dawn Ellis on [email protected] or telephone on 01642 353637.

Completed applications should be returned by email to:

[email protected]

Closing date Friday, 7th December 2018

Interview date Week Commencing 10th December 2018

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.


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