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Graduate Teaching Assistant

01 Apr 2020   |   Victoria Primary Academy   |   SCP 7- 11 £19,554 - £21,166 (pro-rata)
Reporting to Head of School
Salary SCP 7- 11 £19,554 – £21,166 (pro-rata)
Region Leeds
Hours 37, term time only + 5 days
Duration of Post Fixed Term – 12 months
Start Date September 2020
Closing Date 22nd May 2020
Interview Date June 2020

Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust with twenty-three Academies.  We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve. 

An opportunity has arisen for Graduate Teaching Assistants to join our team. If you are keen to explore the possibility of a Teaching Career – then this might just be the stepping stone you need to unleash your potential!

We are looking for Graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the classroom. You will enjoy a diverse role offering teaching and learning support to pupils in the classroom, leading intervention sessions and leading whole class teaching sessions. In partnership with Wellspring’s Positive Regard Teaching School, we can offer a seamless transition into Teacher Training from September 2021 should you wish to take the leap into that future… This is potentially a two-year salaried pathway into a very bright future in education: the most rewarding of careers where no two days will ever be the same again!

We are fully committed to your professional development and believe we have the perfect conditions for growth amongst warm and friendly colleagues.

Based in either Ebor Gardens or Victoria Primary Academy, both situated in Leeds 9, you will discover buildings jam-packed full of beautiful little people, and teaching teams who are passionate about offering the very best quality provision in all aspects of the school experience – because we simply believe they deserve nothing less. We have a strong desire to ensure that our children have everything that they need to become successful adults when they leave us. If you are passionate about improving the life-chances of young people, then this could be the opportunity you have been seeking. 

If you:

Have an appetite for a career in a classroom

Are enthusiastic about building positive relationships with children and adults alike

Are committed to your own professional development and getting started on your career

Are a strong team player who enjoys collaboration with colleagues

…then we want to hear from you.

What can we offer?

•           Fantastic kids.

•           A supportive and dedicated team who enjoy high levels of collaboration.

•           A 2-year salaried pathway through to Qualified Teacher Status – with no tuition fees for

           you to pick up!

•           A fun filled career where you can truly make a difference. 

Too good to be true? Interested applicants are invited to speak to Executive Principal Sam Bailey to find out more. 

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be taken up prior to interview.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

For further information about the role, candidates are invited to arrange a telephone conversation with Executive Principal Sam Bailey. To arrange an appointment or to return your completed application, please contact Tina Connolly

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