Teaching Assistant (31 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only), Islington

Closing date:

Richard Cloudesley SchoolIslington

Date posted:
Start date: 04/02/2018 or ASAP thereafter
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,306.43 - £18,407.14 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for two enthusiastic and lively teaching assistants to work with pupils who have physical and communication difficulties. The roles involve support in the classroom and a high level of physical work and personal care of pupils. We would particularly welcome applicants with BSL experience or qualifications, although this is not an essential requirement.

Previous experience is not essential as full training will be given. We have purpose designed buildings co-located with mainstream settings.

We are a very successful school and in 2007, 2010 and 2014 we were graded as “outstanding” by Ofsted. High expectations, a positive attitude and team work are central to the success of the school. Learn more about us by visiting our website: www.cloudesley.islington.sch.uk

All candidates must have English and Maths GCSE Grade C or equivalent. Successful short listed candidates will be asked to provide proof of these qualifications at interview. References will be requested during the shortlisting process, therefore it is imperative that candidates approach their referees in advance and provide up to date contact details. Please indicate which post you are interested in within your personal statement on the application form.

 Visits to the school are actively encouraged – please contact the school's business manager at sarah.kelly@cloudesley.islington.sch.uk to make an appointment.

Closing date: Sunday 20th January 2019 at midnight

Interview date: Week beginning 21st January 2019

Please apply online at http://jobs.islington.gov.uk/disciplines following the jobs link.  Alternatively, follow this link for direct access to the vacancy:  http://jobs.islington.gov.uk/job/UK/London/London/Islington_Schools_HR_Services/Teaching_Assistants_x/Teaching_Assistants_x-v1471280?_ts=515

If you need any assistance, please email schoolsrecruitment@islington.gov.uk quoting reference RCL/242.

Richard Cloudesley School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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More about Richard Cloudesley School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: Secondary Department, Tudor Rose Building, 1 Prebend Street, London, N1 8RE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7704 8127
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