This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and inspiring SEMH Teaching Assistant to join our supportive and talented Learning Support Team at Bristol Brunel Academy. You will assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of relevant colleagues (e.g. the Principal, SENCos, Year leaders and class teachers.)
Fixed Term Contract ending 31 August 2023, Full or Part Time hours available, Term Time Only plus Insets.
Bristol Brunel Academy is an oversubscribed, forward-thinking Academy based in Speedwell, Bristol, rated “Good” by Ofsted in 2013 and confirmed “Good” again in 2017. The Academy celebrates diversity and serves a vibrant multi-cultural in-take. Bristol Brunel's leadership and staff are passionate about the development of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and want this to be reflected throughout the Academy including representation within the staff body. A significant proportion of students are from different minority groups and disadvantaged backgrounds. Students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a positive and supportive learning environment.
What we are looking for:
The role requires an ambitious, resilient personality with good communication skills, who will work effectively within the Learning Support Team and with teachers and parents/carers. It will involve working with mainstream students with SEMH needs, supporting in lessons and with interventions to groups or on an individual basis to improve attainment and progress.
Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.
Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
• Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
• Dedicated Training and Development programmes
• Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
• Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
• Flu Jabs
• Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
• Comprehensive Induction process
• Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
About the Academy & Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.
Bristol Brunel Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.
Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application.
Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.
Bristol Brunel Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.