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Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistant Level 1

SCP 10 to 13- £17,777 to £18,207 (pro rata) – 40 working weeks per year; 33.5 hours

Start date: As soon as possible

Level 2 may be considered for the right applicant

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a vibrant and successful school in North London as a Teaching Assistant from September 2016.  Whitefield School has a significant number of students with special educational needs.  You will be expected to work with students with physical needs who need support with learning as well as personal care.  

Within the classroom you will work under the guidance of teachers.  You will be required to support access to learning for students and provide general support to the teacher in the management of students.  

Ideal candidates will:

  • be a graduate
  • be highly enthusiastic, energetic, proactive individual who has the passion and ability to motivate and inspire the pupils
  • have the desire to work with students with special educational needs
  • have excellent, written and verbal communication skills and be able to relate well to all members of the school community

Whitefield is a rapidly improving school.  The school continues to achieve exceptional examination results and Ofsted judged us to be ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding Leadership and Management’ in January 2014. These results are testimony to the hard work of our students and staff, our supportive parents and the schools high aspirations for every student.  The school has excellent transport links, is very well resourced and over two million pounds has been spent on refurbishments in the last four years.

The successful candidate will have access to continuous professional learning through our dedicated internal and external CPL programme, with the possibility of progression to Higher Level Teaching Assistant and eventually on to a teaching programme.  

The school also offers various benefits to all employees through our pro-active team of staff.

For further information including an application form and school prospectus please visit the ‘vacancies’ section on our website www.whitefield.barnet.sch.uk

If you have any further queries in relation to these vacancies please contact us on 020 8455 4114. You should also send your completed application form by e-mail to: cmg@whitefield.barnet.sch.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 11th October at 12.00pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 18th October 2017

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The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful in your application on this occasion.