Learning Support and Teaching Assistant, Greenwich, London

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St Mary Magdalene C of E SchoolGreenwich, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: APT&C Scale
Contract term: Permanent


Starting September 2018 

Full Time, Term Time Only  

St Mary Magdalene C of E School is an outstanding all through school in the Royal Borough of Greenwich based across three sites under the Koinonia Federation.   Due to our ongoing expansion, we are looking to appoint outstanding candidates to join our secondary phase team.  This is a superb opportunity for committed and enthusiastic Learning Support & Teaching Assistants to work offering classroom support and also to work with children with special educational needs & disabilities (SEND).  

All applicants must have Teaching Assistant experience as well as experience of working with secondary-aged students with SEND (this experience may have been gained within a mainstream education, in a specialist provision or maybe outside of education).    

We would especially welcome applications from those who have experience with students who have medical and welfare needs.  

We offer successful applicants the opportunity to work as part of a friendly and multi-disciplinary team.  

We welcome applications from candidates who: 

• Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant, preferably at Secondary level.

• Have extensive experience of working with children who have SEND. 

• Have NVQ Level 2 qualification (essential) 

• Have knowledge of ASD (desirable) 

• Are able to prepare and teach effective interventions taking into account the individual needs of learner 

• Have a professional manner 

• Are enthusiastic and have a friendly approach 

• Have good literacy and numeracy skills  

About the school: St. Mary Magdalene is a popular and successful outstanding all through school with three school sites; our primary sites are in Woolwich and on the Greenwich Peninsula and our secondary site is based temporarily on the Blackheath Standard and will move to a brand new £40m site on the Greenwich Peninsula in the 2018/19 academic year.  St Mary Magdalene leads a federation with another primary school in Greenwich (SE10), Christ Church. 

We can offer:  

• a supportive leadership team and vibrant professional community 

• a positive school culture 

• a commitment to continuing professional development 

• energetic and enthusiastic high attaining pupils 

• a supportive, Christian ethos across our school communities  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to show they share this commitment; enhanced criminal records bureau disclosure is required for all staff.  

Applications will be considered on receipt.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend interview.  For further information, please contact Emma Clark by email eclark@koinoniafederation.com.

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More about St Mary Magdalene C of E School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Greenwich Peninsula, Secondary Phase, 1 Hendon Street, London, SE10 0NF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 3873 5555
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St Mary Magdalene C of E School is a co-educational, all-through school based in Greenwich, south-east London. The school has both primary and secondary phases. The secondary phase has approximately 560 students aged 11-18 and 80 staff. 

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