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Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/22/181099
  • Published: Thu 27/01/2022, 17:21 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 09/02/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 34 hours per week
  • Salary: scale point S5 Actual salary £18,324 - to £18,656, with the possibility of eventual promotion through our career progression scheme to scale point 12 £20,762
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Whitefield Academy Trust, Corporation of London

TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Term time only

34 hours per week x 45.6 weeks per year

Salary:  scale point S5 Actual salary £18,324 - to £18,656, with the possibility of eventual promotion through our career progression scheme to scale point 12 £20,762

 

About Whitefield Academy Trust

Whitefield Academy Trust, located in Waltham Forest, comprises of Joseph Clarke School; for children with a vision impairment and /or additional needs and Whitefield School; for pupils with complex needs including autism, learning difficulties and sensory and physical impairments.  

Working across the Trust, we harness the specialist expertise of all our teams in order to deliver an outstanding school experience which combines high standards of teaching and learning with excellent pastoral care.

The Role

We are looking for an exceptional Learning Support Assistant or a Teaching assistant with experience of working with children and young people with special educational needs

You will need an NVQ3 qualification or equivalent

Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Working with class teachers to plan, prepare and deliver learning activities for individuals, groups or classes on or off site, including inclusion into other settings where appropriate

 

  • Providing cover for absent teachers or Supervisory Teaching Assistants in their own or other teams as necessary (once they have completed relevant training). You will be paid £40 extra per day to cover unplanned teacher absence on request and £20 per half day to cover planned teacher absence when you have assisted in planning lessons delivered without a teacher present.

 

  • If required, providing planned cover when required to release teachers from the classroom, e.g. for PPA or leadership and management time (once they have completed relevant training).

 

Successful candidates will be required to satisfactorily complete the training course in planning for and managing a group.  On completion of this course they will be expected to undertake planned or emergency cover for teachers.

 

Why join Whitefield Academy Trust?

Just as we seek to give our pupils an outstanding school experience, we want every member of our team to find being part of Whitefield Academy Trust a rewarding and enjoyable experience.  Whatever their role, we are committed to supporting each team member and giving them every opportunity to progress their careers within our Trust.

As such, every member of our team benefits from our:

  • Exceptional Continuous Professional Development programme;
  • Strong focus on staff welfare and wellbeing;
  • Engagement forums which allow all team members the chance to be heard on matters relating to the running of the Trust and our schools;
  • Excellent employment package including Training and Development, interest free loans for bicycle purchase, childcare voucher scheme, generous Local Government Pension Scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme offering advice and counselling.

Find out more

For an informal conversation about the role please make an appointment with Rachel Rai, Principal of Whitefield School on 0208 531 3426.

To download an application form, visit www.whitefieldacademytrust.org.uk/jobs  or contact the Human Resources Department: Personnel@whitefield.waltham.sch.uk

Closing date:    

Interview date:

Start date:           As soon as a Disclosure and Barring Service check has been received

Whitefield Academy Trust is uncompromising in its commitment to safeguarding children and young people. 

The Trust is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit, ensuring best practice in our recruitment process is essential to our commitment.

 

Downloads

  • Safer Recruitment Statement
  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
  • Job Description & Person Specification
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/22/181099
  • Published: Thu 27/01/2022, 17:21 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 09/02/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 34 hours per week
  • Salary: scale point S5 Actual salary £18,324 - to £18,656, with the possibility of eventual promotion through our career progression scheme to scale point 12 £20,762
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Whitefield Academy Trust, Corporation of London

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