Teaching Assistant, Islington

Closing date:

City of London Academy IslingtonIslington

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £24,054 - £27,255 (full time equivalent) £20,758 - £23,521 (part time actual, 39 term time weeks only)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Contract type:  Term Time Only -36 hours net per week 

Are you a skilled teaching assistant seeking a new challenge, or someone with an interest in becoming a teaching assistant?

About Us

At City of London Academy Islington we aim to provide an exceptional level of care and education for every individual student. The Academy, which opened in September 2008, is a mixed, non-selective Academy, with no religious affiliation, committed to providing excellence in education and opportunities for all.

In our Ofsted inspection report in March 2019 we have been rated outstanding in every category; personal development and behaviour, teaching and learning, outcomes and leadership and management. We have been graded outstanding overall. This inspection and our results reflect the aspiration, determination and hard work by all students and staff at the Academy and we are always exceptionally proud of what we achieve together. 

City of London Academy Islington is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.

We can offer you:

  • Students who are eager to learn, well behaved and very proud of their school;
  • Exceptional focus on continuous professional development
  • A culture of high expectations for students and staff
  • An appetite for creativity and continuous improvement
  • A dedicated, caring and experienced staff team
  • Purpose built teaching and learning facilities
  • A supportive and committed Governing Body 

From you, we need:

We believe exceptional teaching assistants play a crucial role in the delivery of teaching and learning in our Academy and student attainment.

We believe that support team members within our school should be supported too, with all the opportunities needed to develop and achieve their goals. 

This is an exciting time in the school’s journey to sustain and develop further as an excellent provider of high-quality education. 

We are looking for a highly skilled and knowledgeable candidate who wants to work in a role where there is ample opportunity to apply their learning and development support expertise and skills within a secondary school environment and who would like to develop their skills further through the opportunity to mentor other teaching and learning support professionals.

Ideally, you will have a Level 2 or 3 award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and previous experience of supporting students in a secondary educational setting, but we will consider applications from candidates without previous experience who have the capacity and willingness to learn on the job.  

You will be working within a team whose mission it is to sustain and further develop excellence in everything we do. 

How to Apply:

If you would like to make an application, please visit http://www.colai.org.uk/Available-Opportunities to download a job pack and application form. Completed forms should be emailed to Lisa Hancock, PA to Principal, by email at hancocklisa@cityacademyislington.org.uk .    

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS, prohibition from teaching and medical checks.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 2nd September 2019

Interviews: W/C Monday 2nd September 2019

City of London Academy Islington, Prebend Street, Islington, London, N1 8PQ.




More about City of London Academy Islington
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Prebend Street, London, N1 8PQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 226 8611
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City of London Academy Islington is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in North London. It is supported by the single-academy trust City of London Academy Islington Limited and sponsored by the City o...