Teaching Assistant, London

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Chingford Foundation SchoolLondon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: GRADE: Scale 2 (Spinal points 11 – 13) £12,942 - £12967 actual prorated salary Or Scale 3 dependant on relevant qualification i.e. NVQ level 3 (spinal points 14 -17) £13,014 - £13,317
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No




GRADE: Scale 2 (Spinal points 11 – 13) £12,942 - £12967 actual prorated salary


Scale 3 dependant on relevant qualification i.e. NVQ level 3 (spinal points 14 -17) 

£13,014 - £13,317

HOURS: 27.5 hours x 44.4 weeks per annum 

The School

Chingford Foundation School recently received the accolade of appearing in England’s top 100 schools for sustained improvement in its academic outcomes. This places the school in the top 3% of non-selective, state-funded schools. We are also pleased to host a Sixth Form Centre which was rated as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED.

The school has many distinctive characteristics:

■ We are a large 11 – 18 mixed school with an impressive heritage, which we exploit and celebrate.

■ We have a style and approach which ensures details in academic and pastoral matters are not overlooked and are given an equally high priority in a safe and harmonious environment.

■ Our combined specialisms in Arts, Humanities and Sports subjects mean that innovative, high quality provision is available to enable students to develop their specific aptitudes and skills.

■ The school benefits from an attractive, historical location in which to provide a modern education for students. Its excellent facilities occupy spacious grounds and buildings which also provide a center for community activity.

■ In November 2014, OFSTED judged the school to be ‘good’ with outstanding features. The Sixth Form was given an ‘outstanding’ rating. 

The Role

Chingford Academies Trust is looking for six Teaching Assistants to join the SEND department in September 2018. You will need to possess a good standard of education, a robust understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities and the ability to work with students with severe high educational needs. You will be joining a friendly, dynamic department.

What Do We Offer?

■ Supportive, collaborative School

■ Leadership training and development opportunities

■ Exceptional CPD

■ Outstanding career development

If you would like to join a school that aims to provide a secure, caring and stimulating learning environment through expert teaching and support staff ensuring all students achieve their full potential. Where staff are hard-working, committed, supported and valued, then please download an Application Form and further details from the school website (www.chingfordfoundation.org) and email to jobs@chingford.waltham.sch.uk or post to the above address. 

Closing date: Monday, 16th July 2018 at 10am.

Interviews: 17th/18th July 2018.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure Check.

The Trust requires that all adults who work with pupils promote pupil safety and wellbeing; adhering to Trust policies to ensure effective Child Protection and Safeguarding provision, either directly or indirectly. 

Please note that if you are not contacted within two weeks of the above closing date, that you can take this to mean that you have not been shortlisted.

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More about Chingford Foundation School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Nevin Drive, Chingford, London, E4 7LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85291853
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