Primary Teaching Assistant, Ilford, Redbridge

Closing date:Expiring soon

Isaac Newton AcademyIlford, Redbridge

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Staff Scale, Band 6, £20,599 – £25,239 pro rata (Actual £18,094 – £22,170), depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Isaac Newton Academy, Redbridge

Interim Principal: Jo Spencer

Primary Teaching Assistant

Mixed 4-18 comprehensive in Redbridge

Reporting to: Deputy Headteacher/Year Team Leader
Closing date: 09:00 on Monday 17th December  2018
Start date: As soon as possible
Salary: Ark Support Staff Scale, Band 6, £20,599 – £25,239 pro rata (Actual £18,094 – £22,170), depending on experience
Hours: 36 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (term time plus 5 days) 

In September 2012 Isaac Newton Academy opened with its inaugural cohort of 180 year 7 students. The school will grow, year on year, to become an 11-18 academy of 1250 students with specialist status in mathematics and music. In 2014 the primary phase of the academy opened to 90 reception-aged children. This too will grow each year, until full in September 2020.

In June 2014 the school was judged to be outstanding in all categories by OFSTED.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Teaching Assistant to deliver outstanding support to pupils, parents, teachers, and the school to establish a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which children make outstanding academic progress.

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Experience of establishing successful learning relationships with a variety of pupils at the relevant age

·         Experience of the role of a TA and in particular classroom organisation and management

·         Experience of working with pupils with SEND

·         Experience of supporting the planning and delivery of the curriculum

·         Vision aligned with Ark and the Academy’s high aspirations and high expectations of self and others

This role would be suitable either for a candidate who has prior experience working with children or for a graduate who is looking to begin a career in teaching.   

If you have any technical issues with the application form or for further information or an informal, confidential discussion please contact Adeel Hussain, Senior HR Officer, on 020 8911 6657 or

Please complete your application by 09:00am on Monday 17th December  2018

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Isaac Newton Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Cricklefield Place, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1FY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 911 6666
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Isaac Newton Academy is a mixed, non-denominational, non-selective school for girls and boys aged 4-18. It is situated in Ilford, north-east London, and is part of Ark, an international charity that has 35 schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and ...