Teaching Assistant, Hackney, East London

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Cardinal Pole Roman Catholic SchoolHackney, East London

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3: £21,189- £ 22,083 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Cardinal Pole Catholic School is a comprehensive, mixed, 11-18 oversubscribed school. The school has exceptional facilities and was the most improved Hackney school at both GCSE and A Level.

Our A level results continue to be amongst the best in the country (top 10% nationally). The school was delighted to secure 100% pass rate for all students and 18% A*-A, 54% A*-B, 88% A*-C and 97% A*-D, a significant increase on last year's high achievement. A third of students secured places in Russell Group Universities including Oxbridge with many more moving on to other top universities.

At GCSE our results continue to improve Year on Year and have done so for the past five years. It has many exceptional results for both departments and individual students with above national average in English, Maths and science. Progress measures continue to be very positive.

Our most recent inspection in October 2016 from the Diocese of Westminster graded the school as outstanding in every category. The report commented that our ‘distinctive inclusive ethos of this school is tangible in every area of school life from classroom to corridors and in relationships between students and staff’ and described progress as outstanding. Importantly, it described the school as a ‘safe place that allows all to flourish’ and a place where ‘Students make outstanding progress’. The 2017 OFSTED praised the work of the school.

THE SEN department is led by an experience SENCO and dedicated team of TA’s and teachers.   The team supports a nurture group as well as whole class groups and small withdrawal groups.  

Teaching Assistant

Salary:  Scale 3: £ 21,189- £ 22,083 pro rata

Hours:  35 hours per week, term time only

Required for:             ASAP

Closing Date:  Thursday 13th December 2018

Interview Date:  TBC

The roles will involve working with children on a one to one basis, in small group work and in the classroom, producing displays and assisting teachers to establish an appropriate learning environment. In addition to a genuine commitment to help our students aspire and achieve, you must have excellent administration, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work unsupervised.

Ofsted report 2017 - Outstanding Sixth Form grade, Outstanding grade for Welfare and Safety and Good in all other categories

To apply, please email your completed Application, Rehabilitation of Offenders and Recruitment Monitoring forms to staceywright@cardinalpole.co.uk or send in the post for the attention of Stacey Wright, Human Resources Officer.

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken. We are an Equal Opportunities employer with excellent CPD provision.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 205 Morning Lane, London, E9 6LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8985 5150
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Cardinal Pole Catholic School is a mixed, comprehensive, Roman Catholic secondary school with sixth form situated in Hackney, East London. It is a voluntary-aided state school and falls under the Archdiocese of Westminster. An average-sized secondary...