Teaching Assistant, Sidcup, Kent

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Blackfen School for GirlsSidcup, Kent

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Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Bexley Council 04 Points 041 to 044 – FTE Salary £19,881 to £19,935. Actual salary: £12,750.47 to £12,785.10 + Outer London Allowance
Contract term: Permanent

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.

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More about Blackfen School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Blackfen Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8303 1887
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