Teaching Assistant

(Scale 4/5, Actual Salary: £18,184 to £20,973 per annum (FTE £22,992 to £26,519) inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: Carew Academy, SM6 7NH Hours: 33.25 hours per week, term time only

Closing Date: 29/01/2021


Job Description

TA Carew – Job Description Jan21

Person Specification

Your background is not important; what is important is that you have high expectations, love a challenge and have a determination to make a difference to the lives of our superb students. You also need to be resilient to work with students who may display challenging behaviour at times.

TA Carew – Person Specification

Further Information

At Carew Academy we take staff wellbeing seriously – healthy and happy staff mean healthy and happy students. If you are considering a new challenge in your career then get in touch to find out what makes Carew different. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to join our Ofsted Outstanding school.

Carew Academy is an Outstanding school, for pupils between the ages of 7 and 19 who have moderate learning difficulties or a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Carew is an incredibly special school, with around 250 students, we have a unique family ethos and staff are able to get to know every child as an individual, our parents are also incredibly supportive of the school. Take a look at the Student, Parent and Staff Surveys on our website!

To support staff wellbeing we have ‘Wellbeing Wednesdays’. Each half term we have a Wellbeing Wednesday, which in more normal times included Easter Egg hunts and BBQs for staff!

Our curriculum is really different too – our younger students have enrichment activities which include Rock Climbing, Swimming, Horse Riding, and a huge range of other sports. All our Upper School students take Option Subjects to enrich their learning. We have also just started delivering A-Level Photography and Art in our Sixth Form.

Application Guidance

We strongly encourage Covid-19 secure visits to the school to get a feel of whether it is the right place for you – get in touch for a confidential discussion and to arrange a visit. Please contact me directly, Rob Watkins (Principal) on 07799547594.

To apply, please send us your completed application form to cprice@carewacademy.org.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Carew Academy – Let’s show what we can do.

Closing Date: Friday 29th January 2021

Interviews: Week Beginning 8th February 2021 (Interviews will last a full day)

Start Date: Monday 19th April 2021

Carew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS safeguarding check.

Carew is an amazing school for our son, he now shines academically and his social skills are outstanding since being part of Carew.  Most of all they understand his needs and support him daily.

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