Teaching Assistant, Banstead

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The Beacon SchoolBanstead

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10,235 - £11,578
Contract term: Fixed Term

An exciting opportunity to support students' learning, progress and attainment within the classroom

29 hours per week, 37.6 weeks (term time plus 3 inset days)

Salary Scale: GLF Scale S3 £15,461- £17,489 FTE (Actual £10,235-£11,578)

This is an exciting opportunity to support learning, progress and attainment within the classroom, developing student’s learning and improving life chances. The post will provide you with a unique opportunity to gain experience of special educational needs within a dedicated and nurturing team.

Ideally, you should have an interest in literacy, numeracy, dyslexia or ASD and have experience of using IT. You should be patient and calm, with a consistent and positive approach to managing students’ behaviour and an understanding of how students learn. 

You will need to be a flexible team player with an interest in developing further professionally. Duties will include working with teachers in class to support students requiring specialist classroom support. There will also be opportunities to run small group interventions outside of the classroom depending on specialism.

The role directly relates to the number of children requiring specialist classroom support and is dependent on funding remaining in place.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mrs Nicky Masson, SENCO.

For more information and an application pack, please visit www.thebeaconschool.co.uk or email hr@thebeaconschool.co.uk

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview prior to application deadline, or withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a high level of response. Therefore, we would recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

It is the school’s policy to obtain references for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview. If you have concerns regarding this, please notify us.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate their commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in line with the school’s policies and procedures. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role.

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More about The Beacon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Picquets Way, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 1AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 359103
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“Excellence in Everything”

BACKGROUND. The Beacon School was formed from the re-organisation of the two existing schools in Banstead in 1989 and is an 11-18 Mixed Comprehensive with 1391 students currently on roll. The school is situated ...