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SEN Teaching Assistant

City of London Academy Highbury GroveIslington

Grade/Range: Scale 4, SCP 8 to 11

Salary: £24,717 to 26,076 pro rata,  (Actual Salary: £21,517 -  £22,700 per annum)

Contract: Permanent, 35 hours per week, term time only 

Start date: October 2021/ASAP

The City of London Academy Highbury Grove is looking for an exceptional SEN Teaching Assistant to join our highly skilled and supportive SEN team.

We believe having exceptional SEN support plays a crucial role in the effective running and continuous improvement of our Academy. We believe that support team members within our school should be supported too, with all the opportunities needed to develop and achieve their goals.

As SEN Teaching Assistant you will be joining our strong and supportive Student Support Department contributing to creating the conditions for all our students to experience success. You will be required to work closely supporting students and will need to have good rapport and an understanding of each individual’s needs.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the team to bring the Academy forward to achieving its ambition to be an Outstanding Academy.

We are committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, as well as excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

The City of London Academies Trust (CoLAT) is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, an application pack is available on our website: Completed forms should be emailed to 

For more information visit: 

Closing date for applications is:  Monday 27 September 2021 at 11.59pm

Interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 27 September 2021. 

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.

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