Teaching Assistant, Bexley

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Bursted Wood Primary SchoolBexley
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Bex041 – Salary Point pro rata to 39 weeks per year
Contract term: Permanent

Status: Permanent Hours: 25 per week
Weeks per year: 39 (Term time + 5 Training Days)

Bursted Wood Primary is a popular over-subscribed school in Bexleyheath with 540 children age 4-11years on roll.

We offer high standards in education and believe our children to be quite exceptional; they are respectful, kind and demonstrate a desire to learn. Our school motto of ‘Care and Respect’ is exercised by all and considered to be an important factor in ensuring our continued success.

We are seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to enable access to learning for pupils of all abilities. This may include assisting with any medical needs as required. The post is for 25 hours per week to commence September 2018.

The successful applicant should be willing to assist wherever required across the school, be enthusiastic, motivated and committed to providing first class support. You will be joining a hardworking and friendly team dedicated to providing the best possible standard of education to all pupils at this school. You will be expected to develop professionally and be given access to training to enable you to do so. There will be a need to respect confidentiality at all times. Please only apply if you genuinely enjoy working with children.

You would be joining us at a particularly exciting time as we expand year on year to three form entry so there is enhanced scope and opportunity for career progression.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY, and prior to interview. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted

If you think you fit the criteria stated and possess the skills and attributes on the Person Specification document, please complete and return the application to admin@burstedwood.school . You are also welcome to telephone the school office for an application form on 020 8304 9960. We look forward to hearing from you.

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 safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DSB will be required for this role.

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing Date: 26/06/2018

Interview Date: 03/07/2018



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