SEN BASE TEACHING ASSISTANT
(ASD Opportunity Base provision)
20 Hours per week, term time only
Pay range - £20,472 to £22,425 pro rata
Closing Date: Friday 1st June 2018
Interviews: Wednesday 5th June 2018
Posts to start: September 2018
Avenue Primary Academy
Tel: 020 8642 5138
We are looking for a highly skilled and passionate Teaching Assistant (TA) to work in our outstanding school within our ASD Opportunity Base provision. We offer a range of opportunities for career progression, including for those applicants who would like to pursue a teaching career.
Avenue is a large, friendly and supportive primary school and the successful applicant will be a valued member of the Avenue team. Our ideal candidates will be committed to enhancing our children’s learning, have a good understanding of Autistic Spectrum disorder, be flexible, able to work independently and enjoy working as part of a pro-active and dedicated team.
Avenue Primary Academy offers opportunities for TAs to progress within their career, to have their invaluable contribution to pupil learning and well being recognised and to engage in enhanced professional development.
As a Teaching School, we pride ourselves on nurturing a love of learning in everyone in our school community. We recognise that many TAs are gaining valuable experience before undertaking teacher training and we want to support them in their aspirations for a career in teaching.
We recruit and train candidates for the School Direct Teacher training programme (Alliance route) in partnership with the University of Roehampton. Any TAs who are interested in training under School Direct and meet the admissions criteria, would be supported in applying for this ITT route (Initial Teacher Training.)
Applicants for this TA position must have a minimum of NVQ3 (or equivalent) or be working towards this qualification. Please refer to person specification for more information.
Every employee is personally responsible for being vigilant and carrying out their responsibilities under our Safeguarding, Child Protection and Health and Safety Policies. Avenue Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding our children. This post is subject to enhanced checks carried out by the DBS.