Teaching Assistant, Bexley

Closing date:

Hurstmere SchoolBexley
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18,657 - £19,623 pro rata (Actual Salary £11,488 - £12,083)
Contract term: Permanent

Status: Permanent
Hours/Percentage of Week: 26 hours per week
(Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m.–2.40 p.m./3.00 p.m.)
Weeks per year: 39 weeks per year
Grade:  Bexley 5

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 22nd November 2017 (Midday)

Hurstmere School is a successful, oversubscribed, non-selective Academy for 11-16 year old boys.  Our committed and well qualified staff offer challenge, encouragement and support in order that boys may achieve their full potential.

For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.hurstmere.org.uk

The Governors wish to appoint a conscientious and friendly person to join our highly successful AEN Department. The suitable candidate would work under the direct instruction of the AEN Managers. The main responsibilities of the role are to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the pupil to whom you are assigned, to enable him to make best use of the educational opportunities available to him.

The post is both rewarding and challenging requiring flexibility and commitment to raising standards of literacy and numeracy across the curriculum.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience of supporting pupils with additional educational needs and experience in supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs would be advantageous.

The applicants must currently hold the Level 3 certificate and be dedicated and inspiring individuals who will make a real difference to the students and help them achieve their potential targets for the year.

For further details regarding this vacancy and/or an application pack please contact Mrs C Murphy on: 020 8300 5665 OR email: info@hurstmere.org.uk.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school  therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.


Hurstmere School
Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent DA15 9AW

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