Newland School for Girls is seeking to appoint two Achievement Support Assistants, to join our committed team with immediate start. The two posts available are, fixed-term for one year, one working with students for whom English is not their first language and the second working with lower ability learners in mainstream classrooms.
We are looking for:
· Someone with excellent communications skills and the ability to work as part of a team
· Flexibility and able to work on your own initiative
· An understanding of how young people learn
· A proactive approach to professional development
· A supportive approach, with an ability to develop good relationships with staff, children, parents and outside agencies
Newland School for Girls is a successful, vibrant and diverse 11-16 community, with a city wide intake, that is committed to first-class teaching and achieving high standards across the whole curriculum.
Newland School for Girls is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for the school.
For further details and information on how to apply please access the vacancies section on our school website www.newlandschool.co.uk .
The closing date for applications: Monday, August 22nd 2016
Interviews/selection will be on: Friday, August 26th 2016
Salary Range: Grade 4 £16,572 pro rata
30 hours per week, term-time only
Newland School for Girls is a diverse, highly aspirational and rapidly improving school. We promote traditional values of respect, caring for each other and self-discipline, while celebrating the school's diverse talents, abilities and cultures. Our students meet and work together in a well-ordered, harmonious and happy community drawn from all cultures and backgrounds across the city. We place a high value on care and nurture to enable all our students to make rapid academic progress and grow into caring and responsible young adults. Our students have a keen appreciation of moral values, a lively sense of purpose and a justified pride in themselves.