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Teaching Assistant x 2 posts

Post: Teaching Assistants (two posts) 32.5 hours per week, term time only, fixed term for one year to Easter 2021

Required: Summer Term 2020

Salary:  Support Staff Scale Band C, full time equivalent salary range £18,426 – £22,462 but after pro-rata £13,813 – £16,839

Join our friendly, thriving and supportive staff team at Lyndon, and you will be in a school where (as reported by OfSTED) ‘Leaders know their school well….their actions to improve the school are effective. Leaders think carefully about pupils’ welfare, take an innovative approach to make sure that they support pupils effectively, (and) have designed a coherent and broad curriculum…as a result, pupils’ progress at key stage 3 is strong’.

Lyndon is part of Summit Learning Trust comprising Lyndon itself, Ninestiles School, Cockshut Hill School, four primary schools and the Sixth Form College Solihull.  The leadership at Lyndon is progressive and has the vision, drive and support to lead the school on a journey of excellence, with staff that have a passion for teaching and learning. Join us and you will be part of an improving school with a strong team ethos.  We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things.

Here at Lyndon School we aim to create opportunities and support achievement for our students and staff alike.  Right now we are looking for inspiring Teaching Assistants who can work with students and with Teaching Staff to create a nurturing environment within which everyone can reach their full potential.

Join us and you will be part of a fantastic team.  We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things. With a level 3 TA qualification as well as GCSE’s in English and Maths at Grade C/5 or above/equivalent, you will have a real passion for supporting students, including those with particular needs, as well as a desire to develop a pro-active and supportive culture within the Inclusion Team. Lyndon is a developing and improving school and this is an exciting opportunity to support that journey of school improvement.

About the Trust

The Summit Learning Trust comprises of three secondary schools, four primary schools and a Sixth Form College. The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

  • High quality training and support
  • Opportunities to work across a number of schools
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount schemes

For an application form please use the link below and for further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website: www.summitlearningtrust.org.uk/category/nat-vacancies/.

The closing date is midday on Friday 31 January 2020, interviews to be held the week after.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment.  All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.