Blackfen School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. In 2018, 61% of students in year 11 achieved five or more GCSE 9 - 4 / A*- C grades, including at least a 4 in English and a 4 in Mathematics. At A’ level in 2018, 100% of the grades were A*- E with 41% at A*- B and 83% at A*- C. Similarly high levels were achieved in Level 3 BTEC qualifications.
Our Governors want to appoint a Teaching Assistant 1 who will join our Special Educational Needs Dpartment.
Candidates will need good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills to be able to support pupils in a variety of curriculum areas.
Previous experience of working in a secondary school is preferred.
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.
Candidates will need to be available to work from 8.30am until 3.10pm each day.
Successful Candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check.