SGSAT Teaching Assistant

The Forest High School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

The Forest High School is seeking a new Teaching Assistant.

Salary Range: £22,329, pro rata to term time only.

Contract Type: Permanent, 37 hours per week in term time.
This is an exciting time to join SGS Forest High School in Cinderford.

We have just received our best Ofsted report ever, with inspectors celebrating our “ambitious curriculum” and “inclusive culture”.

Our teaching assistant team is a vital part of our students’ success, working with students who have special educational needs to ensure that they fulfil their potential.

The successful candidate will bring relevant experience and expertise, but will also be willing to grow and develop with excellent support and training.

Visits from potential candidates prior to application are welcomed and encouraged.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsors SGS Forest High School as part of its Multi- Academy Trust, SGSAT. SGS’s size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.

SGSAT and SGS Forest High School are passionate about and committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all parts of the community we are an equal opportunities employer.

SGSAT staff enjoy access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme, discounted shopping benefits and a wide variety of health and wellbeing resources.

Closing Date: 8am on Friday 7th June 2024

Interview Date: TBC

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job. As part of safer recruitment, we will contact referees upon receipt of applications.

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Date Posted: 21/05/2024

Deadline for applications: 07/06/2024

Location: The Forest High School, Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ

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