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Teaching Assistant Higher Level - Finham Park 2

What is the job role?

Finham Park 2 is an exciting, innovative, friendly and supportive 11-19 co-educational comprehensive school based on the West side of Coventry near the border of Solihull and close to Warwick University. We opened in September 2015 with 120 students and are growing year on year until we reach our full size of 800, including 6th form, by 2021.

 

In September 2016 we moved to our new building- a light and spacious, high quality refurbishment with superb facilities including a brand new sports hall. We are fully staffed with a positive, supportive, forward thinking staff team. We continue to be heavily oversubscribed each year. Our recent Ofsted (June 2018) described Finham Park 2 as a good school with “high aspirations for all pupils”, “a very comprehensive curriculum”, where “leaders are passionate about pupils’ development as fully rounded individuals.” and “pupils have positive attitudes to learning….and want to do well.” However, we are not complacent and our goal is not just to be an outstanding school, but a ‘world class’ one – something for the whole community to be proud of!

 

Finham Park School, and more recently Finham Park Multi Academy Trust, the parent organisation of Finham Park 2, has been a highly regarded part of the educational landscape for over forty years. It has a long and proud history or providing the highest quality teaching and an innovative curriculum. The school has been judged as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’  by Ofsted over a 10 year period. Finham Park 2 is supported by and proud to be part of Finham Park Multi Academy Trust.

 

The Governors are seeking to appoint a professional and enthusiastic individual who will work both independently and alongside teachers, providing valuable support for Teaching and Learning activities, and eventually develop their own initiatives. The successful candidate will provide support in lessons but will also mentor students and teach small groups, having the potential to help students through some of the most difficult stages of their education and lives. They will also use specialist knowledge for planning lessons and developing support materials, and provide care and supervision to young people.  The role will work across all subjects and year groups but the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with students of all abilities. The successful candidate will need to develop relationships with these students to maximize their learning potential over their school career.

 

Work Pattern

35.5 hours a week, term time only plus 5 days

 

Relevant Dates

Closing date:      Friday 10th July 2020 at 9am

Interview date:    Wednesday 15th July 2020

 

Further particulars are available below or by clicking Apply which will take you to the Council Career Site.

Completed application forms should be returned to apply@finhampark.co.uk

 

Finham Park 2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Coventry City Council

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