Level 1 Teaching Assistant & Midday Supervisor, Thornton Heath

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West Thornton Primary AcademyThornton Heath

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 2 SCP 11 / Grade 1c SCP 9
Contract term: Permanent

This is a unique opportunity to join a highly individual school who recognise that struggle and failure are the key to success in learning.

We require experienced and motivated Teaching Assistants and Midday Supervisors. We have a number of vacancies, including Teaching Assistants with Early Years and Foundation stage experience. The successful candidate will be highly proactive, committed to going that extra mile to ensure pupils achieve the best they possibly can. 

We are a learning community which creates chances for dreamers, idea makers and innovators to connect, thrive and outperform. We empower our children to use their skills as divergent thinkers, responsible role-models and leaders to carve out their own futures, and become extraordinary citizens.

We are a five form entry academy that believes strongly in developing children’s interdependent skills through a learning challenge curriculum. OFSTED have graded us as being outstanding in all areas (September 2012). 

This position will involve you supporting learning in a general capacity across our unique learning zones and where required you may be required to work with small groups or on a 1:1 basis.

In addition to your role as a Teaching Assistant, you will supervise and engage pupils as a Midday Supervisor during lunch time.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, Medical clearance and satisfactory employment references.

To apply: Please complete the application form and use the Person Specification to write a supporting statement explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this role. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted. Applications should be emailed to hr@westthorntonacademy.org.uk

Please contact the school directly if you would like to see the school prior to applying.

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More about West Thornton Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Rosecourt Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 3BS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8684 3497
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Serving around 600 pupils, West Thornton Primary Academy is a co-educational primary school in Croydon, South London. Founded in 1896, the school provides places for children aged 4-11 and became an academy in 2011. 

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