Teaching Assistant (Level 3)
  • Employer: Lime Academy Orton
  • Reference: LAO/22/211408
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/10/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32.50 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 7, Points 12-19, £22,571-£25,927 FTE (pro rata for term time only)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lime Academy Orton (Malborne Campus), Lime Academy Orton (Clayton Campus), Cambridgeshire

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Teaching Assistant (Level 3)

Teaching Assistant Level 3 – Lime Academy Orton

The Lime Trust is looking for a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join their team. The Lime Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 Special and 4 Primary in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

This role is based at Lime Academy Orton, which is a special school split over two sites in Orton Goldhay and Orton Malborne, Peterborough, for children and young adults with complex and severe needs including learning difficulties, physical impairment, sensory impairment and ASD aged from 2-19.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our growing Trust and to help create an exceptional learning experience for our pupils by working under the guidance of the teacher in the planning and implementation of work programmes.

The successful candidate’s duties and responsibilities will include supervising the whole class, delivering pre-prepared activities and managing the support staff during the short-term absence of the class teacher.

This can be a challenging environment, therefore determination and resilience are key characteristics for the post.

The Lime Trust’s vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through school to school collaboration and Trust direction, high challenge and high support. All schools in the Lime Trust strive to improve life chances for all and respected in their local communities.

The Lime Way:

· Always working to be brilliant

· Putting learners' first

· Setting the standard

· Building capacity rich schools

The Values we embed in our schools are:

· Respect

· Equality

· Self-worth

· Partnership

· Enjoyment

· Communication (a voice for all)

· Trust

Trust Benefits:

  • IT equipment (relevant to the post)
  • Well-being support including online resources/app/initiatives
  • Extensive CPD opportunities, including support with external courses for further career development
  • Enhanced maternity leave benefits
  • Membership of a generous pension scheme (LGPS or TPS)
  • National pay rates
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Job-sharing/Part-time working
  • Term-time working
  • Career break
  • Supportive Special Leave requests
  • Subsidised school meals
  • Subsidised childcare (offered on some sites)

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: 30 September 2022

Shortlisting:   w/c 3 October 2022

Interviews:    TBC

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange on 01733 391800.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before appointment.

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy please click in the link below. Lime Trust will only consider applications that have been completed in full.

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