Teaching Assistant, Barking and Dagenham

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Greatfields SchoolBarking and Dagenham

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: APT&C Scale 4 pro-rata (outer London scale)
Contract term: Permanent

We are privileged to be building a school at the heart of the Gascoigne community.  Greatfields opened with 100 Year 7 students in September 2016 and will grow to become a 10 form entry school with 1800 pupils, including sixth form.  We moved into the first phase of our purpose-built new accommodation in January 2018 and currently have approximately 350 students in Years 7, 8 and 9.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and committed Teaching Assistant who shares our vision and ambitions for the young people of this community.  The successful candidate will be passionate about improving the life chances of our students and will relish the challenges of the role. This role is ideal for an ambitious person who is looking to develop, improve and grow with the school. Staff development is central to everything we do and appropriate support and training will be in place for the successful candidate. 

Please read the job description and person specification on the school website and email your completed application form to vacancies@greatfieldsschool.com before midday on Monday 1st July at 12pm if you would like to apply for this role.  Please feel free to contact the school if you would like more information or to visit the school and discuss the role in more detail before applying.



The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and as such all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) check. Appointments are also subject to satisfactory references/medical clearance.

Closing date: Monday 1st July at 12pm

Interviews: Thursday 4th July

More about Greatfields School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: St Mary's, Barking, Essex, IG11 7TD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3946 5900

Greatfields School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, secondary free school, situated in the Gascoigne community in Barking, East London. The school opened in September 2016 with 120 Year 7 students, and aims to grow to a 10-form entry, ...