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Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Teaching Assistant (fixed term - maternity cover)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly established Breakwater alternative provision, and exciting collaboration between Plymouth secondary schools and Plymouth City Council.

Teaching Assistant (fixed term - maternity cover): The Breakwater - Plymouth Inclusion Centre

Salary: Plymouth NJC Grade D (£20,493 - £23,080 pro-rata)

Location: The Breakwater - Plymouth Inclusion Centre

Working Pattern: 37 hours per week x 39 weeks per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly established Breakwater alternative provision, and exciting collaboration between Plymouth secondary schools and Plymouth City Council. Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust and Westcountry Schools Trust are working in partnership to provide bespoke support to small groups of pupils in Year 7 and 8. Located at either All Saints Academy Plymouth or Eggbuckland Community College the teacher and teaching assistant, supported by Educational Psychologists and a seconded senior leader, offer a relationally-based approach to identify the academic and social barriers that are hindering the pupils’ ability to be successful in their mainstream setting. Pupils typically engage in a 10-week programme at The Breakwater, during which they maintain contact with their home-school.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Richard Woodland, Director of Inclusion for Westcountry Schools Trust: rwoodland@westst.orguk. Alternatively, please head to https://www.westst.org.uk/ to download the Job Description and Person Specification.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Completed applications should be submitted to rwoodland@westst.org.uk by 9am on January 14, 2022.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.