Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term, London

Closing date:

Newlands AcademyLondon

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,663 actual salary
Contract term: Fixed Term

£18,663 actual salary 

36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 

Newlands Academy is a special school for students who have social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. Many of our students have had to overcome significant difficulties in their lives and have struggled to succeed in other educational establishments; in some cases, they have been regarded as unteachable. 

When they come to Newlands they are offered a fresh start and the opportunity to develop as young people. Our mission is to use our detailed understanding of every child’s personalised needs so that we can best equip them with the skills and values to ensure a successful transition to adult life.

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and dedicated Teaching Assistant to work in partnership with teaching and other educational support staff.  You will provide learning support for pupils, working with them as directed by teaching staff within a structured teaching situation or individually as required in accordance with academy policies and procedures.  

The successful candidate will have a good standard of education and will have experience of working with children in an SEMH school environment, with knowledge of specific learning difficulties and a variety of strategies to support children.  

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2019 and is required to commence as soon as possible. 

Closing date: Monday 24 September 2018.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply, please click on the 'Quick Apply' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Stuart Road, Peckham Rye, London, SE15 3AZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 639 2541
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