Job vacancy

Teaching Assistant

Reference: PS0124

Albion, North West

Permanent/Full Time

£19,422.88

Job Title: Teaching Assistant  

Salary: £21,324.16 Plus valuable Benefits 

Location: Albion

Vacancy Type: Permanent/Full Time 

Ready for a new career adventure? Explore exciting opportunities with us! 

Join a dynamic team of diverse young minds and shape the future together! 

If you’re passionate about inclusivity, this is the place for you! Let’s make a difference! 

Exciting Opportunity for Teaching Assistant! ✨ 

About us: 

Progress Schools is part of The Progress Group, the Group is made up of six business units, each of which aspires to innovate, influence, and inspire others through high-quality and purposeful education and training. Progress Schools is a national group of 13 independent OFSTED-regulated schools. 

Our Albion site is additional premises for the main school (Hamilton Square) which is situated next door. Albion offers placement for 8-10 students with an EHCP who cannot sustain mainstream education for any reason. The team will work directly with the Head of School at Hamilton Square and be part of the larger team.

About the role: 

As a Teaching Assistant, candidates would need to demonstrate an understanding of stages of development and individual needs. They must also be able to give positive encouragement and feedback to ensure pupils are reaching their full potential. 

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Supporting all students throughout the school in a 1:1, whole class support or outside the class capacity 
  • Continuing the altruistic work of the Progress Group  
  • Giving the pupils the chance to either get back into mainstream schools or progress into a sustained Post 16 pathway 
  • Contribute to a positive ethos for learning 
  • Overtly promote the values and achievements of the school to the community 
  • Be aware of and follow the company Equality, Safeguarding and Health and Safety Policies 
  • Have and create high expectations of staff and students 

Expectations within the role: 

  • Assist the teacher with writing and monitoring pupil learning plans. 
  • Review and implement interventions which enable pupils to understand and meet their targets. 
  • Support with the delivery of learning activities in the absence of the teacher. 
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other practitioners, drawing on their strengths and expertise to best support teaching and learning. 
  • Adapt to pupil and school requirements on a day to day basis.  
  • Work with all staff to address pupils’ barriers to learning. 

Requirements before applying to the role: 

  • GCSEs in Maths and English C or 4 grade and above (or an equivalent) 
  • Experience of working within an education setting or equivalent. 
  • Experience working with vulnerable pupils 

Here at Progress Group, we are passionate about developing our staff as well as our students. Throughout your time with us, you will be fully supported with a range of CPD, career progression and in house training, which includes paid qualifications. This goes alongside numerous other benefits such as a pension scheme and parental leave.

Elevate Your Work Experience with Our Outstanding Benefits Package!  

At Progress Schools, we believe in recognising and rewarding the exceptional contributions of our team members. Our benefits go beyond the ordinary, ensuring you thrive both personally and professionally. Here’s a glimpse of what we offer: 

 Recognition Awards: Be celebrated for your hard work! Our values-based Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Recognition Awards honour your dedication and commitment to our shared success. 

 Referral Bonanza: Love where you work? Refer top talent to join our family and receive a fantastic £500 Referral Bonus! 

 Professional Growth: Invest in your future with our support for professional qualifications, especially for apprentices, and covered paid membership fees. 

 Financial Security: Rest easy with our Death in Service Insurance, providing four times your salary to your loved ones. 

 Family-Friendly Policies: Experience peace of mind with our Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave after a required length of service. 

 Exclusive Discounts: Indulge in the MiRewards benefits platform, offering enticing shopping discounts, fuel cards, and more! 

 Health and Wellness Support: Take care of yourself with access to Medicash, covering costs for eye tests, optical, dental, prescriptions, and holistic treatments, totaling an impressive £900 annually. 

 Commute in Style: Join our Cycle to Work Scheme and enjoy a healthier commute while saving on costs. 

Supportive Environment: Experience the power of our Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme, not just for you but also for your immediate family. 

Group Connection: Stay connected with our annual Group conference and an insightful review of our comprehensive benefits. 

Please check our candidate pack to learn more about what we offer: https://www.flipsnack.com/C898CB66AED/ps-candidate-pack-2024/full-view.html

We’re not just offering a job – we’re offering a holistic work experience that values you as an individual. Come be a part of our vibrant and supportive community! #WorkWithUs #BenefitsBeyondOrdinary #EmployeeWellbeing   

 How to apply? 

Ready to be a part of our transformative educational journey? Submit your application with a brief note about your teaching philosophy by clicking APPLY. For further queries please contact Dishon – Phone: 07507852787 or email: dishon@theprogress-group.co.uk  ‍  

Let’s redefine education together! #JoinOurTeam #EducationRevolution #AlternativeEducation #TeachersWanted  

The Progress Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting all children and young people by implementing robust safer recruitment practices. For details of our commitment to safer recruitment please visit The Progress School’s website.  

 We will not be able to provide Visa sponsorship for this role.  

Are you ready to change the lives of young people in Albion? Then apply today.

If you share our passion for supporting young people, then we’d love to hear from you. Apply via our group-wide jobs portal and we’ll be in touch to discuss your application.

If you have any questions about the job or the company, please contact our friendly team who will be happy to help.

We look forward to receiving your application.