Teaching Assistant Level 3
35hrs p/w, Term Time (40 weeks including 10 development & training days)
Raise the Youth Foundation, Bolton
£17,500 – £19,500 per annum
Main purpose of the role
Raise Education and Wellbeing school is a trauma informed SEMH special school and alternative education provision. We are a new school, having registered in 2016 and received an Ofsted judgement of Good with Outstanding features, in 2017.
We are looking to add to our team by appointing a Teaching Assistant Level 3 to join the Teaching & Learning team, who will be responsible for supporting the Teaching team in providing day to day support that enables the school to operate effectively and efficiently.
Applicant must be highly resilient, adaptable, positive and a solution focused person who shares our ethos, cares about children and young people. As a highly committed team player, the successful candidate will have the drive, energy, and passion to help to develop and shape our forward-looking and innovative company.
Raise the Youth Foundation CIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability, or age. All applicants are considered based on their merits and abilities for the job. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks. We operate a strict safeguarding policy which is consistently and rigorously applied.
For a full list of main duties, job description and person specification please use the links below.
Download a Job Description / Person Specification by clicking here.
Download an application form by clicking here.
|Skills and Competencies||Method of Assessment||Essential/Desirable|
|Have high levels of emotional intelligence including personal resilience, calmness under stress and the ability to quickly ‘bounce back’ after setbacks.||Application / Interview||Essential|
|A strong team player, able to work with staff in the organisation with differing priorities and from different disciplines e.g. education, sports, social work and youth work.||Application / Interview||Essential|
|Comfortable working in therapeutic, education setting as well as at community locations on a 1-2-1 basis with young people with challenging behaviours.||Application / Interview||Essential|
|Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others.||Interview||Essential|
|Have a flexible approach to working with young people to ensure that the complex needs of each individual are met.||Interview||Essential|
|Have a flexible approach to the working pattern to reflect the needs of the business.||Interview||Essential|
|Have a full driving licence and be able and willing to transport young people to various locations.||Application||Essential|
|Minimum of 2 years working as a qualified Level 3 TA supporting learners with SEMH needs||Application||Essential|
|Minimum of 2 years supporting pupils undertaking examinations such as Functional Skills and GCSEs||Application||Essential|
|NNEB, BTEC or NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent||Application||Essential|
|Good level of literacy and numeracy - minimum L2||Application / Certificates||Essential|
|Training in literacy/numeracy strategy||Application||Desirable|
|Qualification, training and experience in supporting and intervening with speech, language, and communication needs||Application / Certificates||Desirable|
|Specialist subject knowledge in areas of the curriculum||Application||Essential|
|Specialist subject knowledge in maths||Application||Desirable|
|Willingness to take responsibility for own learning including partaking in own CPD.||Application / interview||Essential|
|Effective use of ICT and its applications, to support learning, monitoring and progress.||Application/ interview||Essential|
|An ability to form positive working relationships with colleagues, students, parents, carers and statutory bodies.||Application/ interview||Essential|
|Understanding of inclusion within a school and wellbeing setting.||Application/ interview||Essential|
|Working knowledge of relevant policies and codes of practice and legislation.||Application/ interview||Essential|
|Experience of working in outdoors environment including forest and wilderness skills||Application/ interview||Desirable|
To apply for the Teaching Assistant Level 3 position, please read the attached Job Description/Person Specification and complete the application form and email to HR@raisetheyouth.co.uk or by clicking the ‘Apply for job’ button below.
Closing date for applications is 9 am on Thursday 5 August 2021