Job details

Job details
Employer Purley Oaks Primary School and Children's Centre
Location Croydon
Salary Level 2 TA - Grade 3 (£18,936 - £19,623 pro rata)
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts October 2017

25 hours per week (term time only)

Purley Oaks Primary School is recruiting a level 2 Teaching Assistant to work on a one-to-one basis with children with additional educational needs. This post requires an individual with a love of working with children and a commitment to the school’s vision of striving for excellence.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, flexible, confident individual with excellent interpersonal and behaviour management skills. They will assist and support the class teacher in learning and teaching. The post holder will be pro-active and a positive role model for all children.

As an AEN TA you will be working with a specific child who needs support to overcome barriers that are hindering their learning, as well as assisting the class teacher.

Essential skills and abilities:

  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualifications or experience
  • Minimum grade C English and maths GCSE
  • Excellent ICT skills
  • Good understanding of child development and learning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A valid working visa/legal right to work in the UK.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Appointments to view can be made by contacting Miss Lock (PA to Headteacher) on 020 8688 4268, ext.108 or by emailing hr@purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk

Please see our website for the full job description, person specification and application form: http://www.purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk/2017/08/08/recruiting-l2-teaching-assistant-classroom-support/  

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to promote and ensure equal treatment for all.

Purley Oaks Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and the successful candidate will need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, evidence of right to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Photographic identification and certificates of all relevant qualifications will need to be provided at the interview stage.

Applications

To apply for this position please complete the Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms fully and provide a Supporting Statement, which shows how you meet the criteria outlined in the Person Specification. Please visit our website for further information about the school.

Application forms and supporting statements should be submitted to: hr@purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk

Closing Date: Friday 15th September 2017, noon
Interviews: Week beginning 25th September 2017
Tenable: As soon as possible

PLEASE NOTE AS A SAFER RECRUITMENT SCHOOL WE WILL TAKE UP REFERENCES PRIOR TO YOU BEING CALLED FOR INTERVIEW, UNLESS YOU CAN PROVIDE US WITH A VALID REASON FOR REFERENCES NOT TO BE TAKEN UP AT THIS STAGE. PLEASE ENSURE YOU PROVIDE TWO EMAIL ADDRESSES ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM FOR REFEREES TO BE CONTACTED.

About the employer

We are a thriving, three form entry primary school, offering places from Nursery through to Year 6. Our motto is: PRIDE IN EXCELLENCE and our ethos is based on five themes: CARING, SHARING, LEARNING, LISTENING AND OURSELVES. We strive to ensure these...

Information about Purley Oaks Primary School and Children's Centre
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

Bynes Road
Croydon
Surrey
CR2 0PR
United Kingdom
+44 20 86884210