Teaching Assitant (With Personal Care Responsibilities), Greenwich

Closing date:Expiring soon

The John RoanGreenwich

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Level 2 - £18,615 (£12,296 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

 Term Time Only – 38 weeks

27.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

We are seeking to appoint a hard-working, well-motivated individual who is able to work under pressure to join our established SENCO Team. The role is to work under the direction of teaching staff and SENCO to provide support for students in lessons and occasionally for group intervention.

You must be able to communicate effectively with young people to support learning and development, be flexible, committed and possess sound written and verbal skills. You should be calm, confident and demonstrate a professional approach in your dealings with young people, staff, parents and external agencies.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the knowledge and experience to support students across the whole age and ability ranges.
  • Be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of student achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved. 
  • Educated to GCSE level standard or equivalent with passes including English and Maths at Grade C or above.
  • Experience of planning and progressing work activities within general guidelines, using initiative and judgement without reference to others.
  • Be able to prioritise and manage workload.
  • Be able to work in an organised and methodical way and have sound organisational and coordination skills.
  • You will be required      attend to pupils’ personal needs to ensure intimate personal hygiene of      pupils and provide very personal care, for example toileting, changing      sanitary pads, incontinency pads, soiled clothing, showering, drying after      swimming/therapy, and eating, as well as help with social, emotional,      welfare and health matters reporting problems to teacher as appropriate. 
  • At times manoeuvre pupils with physical disabilities, assist in physical activities, or positive handling of pupils as specified and as required following appropriate training


Please note: The school will be closed for the 

Christmas holiday’s from 21st December until 7th January 2019

The John Roan is committed to safeguarding children, therefore the successful candidate will undergo checks and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and referencing.

Application packs and further information may be obtained on the staff vacancy page on the on The John Roan website at: www.thejohnroan.greenwich.sch.uk, or contact: vacancies@thejohnroan.greenwich.sch.uk

Alternatively you may telephone 020 8516 7536

Job location

More about The John Roan
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Maze Hill, Greenwich, London, SE3 7UD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8516 7555
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